Late last week, Swedish company Enad Global 7, which made waves towards the end of last year as it purchased a fair number of gaming properties including MMORPG developer/publisher Daybreak Game Company, announced its co-founder and CEO Robin Flodin would be stepping down. As a result, Daybreak's current CEO, Ji Ham, would be stepping into the role of acting CEO of EG7.
Activision Blizzard's employees have formed a coalition of workers across the publisher's studios. The coalition, which calls itself the ABK Workers Alliance, is stepping up to organize the collective actions taken in response to the lawsuit allegations against Activision Blizzard late last month, specifically criticizing the lawfirm the gaming giant has chosen to audit the workplace.
In a letter published with permission by IGN, former Blizzard developer and co-founder of Guild Wars 2 developer Jeff Strain is calling for unionization within the games industry. The letter, which Strain also sent to employees at his new venture, sees the games industry executive state that he has "nothing to fear" from unionization.
In the wake of the sexual discrimination lawsuit filed against Activision Blizzard, multiple game press outlets have made the decision to stop covering Activision Blizzard products until meaningful steps have been taken to fix the problems listed in the lawsuit complaint.
Niklas breaks down MMO game design, specifically why the asymmetry of how some MMOs are built can be, in the end, a very beautiful thing.
June is a busy month for the games industry, and it's about to get busier. Just mere days before the Electronic Entertainment Expo opens its digital doors, games industry veteran Geoff Keighley will be hosting the Summer Game Fest, with an impressive line up of game developers and publishers taking part.
A lawsuit filed by Worlds Incorporated has been thrown out by a US Disctrict Court Judge after nine years of legal proceedings. The lawsuit claimed that Activision Blizzard engaged in copyright infringement on five of Worlds Incorporated's patents.
Gamescom in 2021 will be an all-digital affair again this year, thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the gaming event's organizers announced today.
Activision Blizzard's latest investor report shows that its revenue has increased year-over-year, though that has come with the cost of losing a large chunk of its player base over the last few years.
Enad Global 7's CEO and Founder, Robin Flodin, took to both YouTube as well as Daybreak Game Company's website to give players insight as to how the acquisition of the MMO developer worked and just who EG7 is actually.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo is returning in 2021, as confirmed by its organizer The Entertainment Software Association, however this time it's going to be an all-digital affair. This is after speculation and reports indicated it was shifting to an in-person event.
Microsoft just got done dropping $7.5 billion US Dollars on ZeniMax Media, and it looks like the tech giant is eyeing another piece of the gaming proverbial pie: Discord.
In the wake of layoffs which saw Blizzard let go 190 workers last week, 50 of which were part of the live event team, a new report now indicates that the layoffs aren't finished. Blizzard is looking to consolidate its publishing teams in Europe to one location in the UK, per a report by GamesIndustry.biz.
This past week, game company Roblox Corp, creators of the eponymous Roblox, had their IPO go public this week. By the end of the day, the business had a valuation of $45 billion.