Newzoo's 2018 update to its top 25 public games companies was unveiled on Wednesday, with Tencent and Sony leading the list. Google and Apple also showed impressive growth, suggesting the two will grow as major players in the gaming industry as 2019 continues.
A series of patents from Sony Interactive Entertainment detail plans for immersive in-game spectator avatars and VR esports viewing experiences.
A new study from Niko Partners reveals 60 percent of Southeast Asia's gamers gravitate toward esports, hinting at further growth for the field in the region's future.
While the milestone is significant, the service's growth comes less than a year after two separate incidents raised questions regarding moderation, abuse, and explicit content in Roblox.
Games industry veteran Klaas Kersting's Phoenix Games was revealed this week, along with its plans for 'multiple acquisitions' in 'the coming months.'
Serial swatter Tyler Barris was sentenced to at least 20 years in federal prison after making a false 911 call that led to an innocent man's death. The sentence appears to be one of the strongest in the U.S. against swatting, suggesting the federal government is eager to crack down on the phenomenon.
Despite a drop in profits and revenue last quarter, CD Projekt's executives stressed that the company is in good health and that 2019 will be a strong year for the company.
Mobile remains one of the most lucrative platforms in the gaming industry today, but not every genre excels on the app store. AR works well on mobile, it seems, but VR is still best left to PC, console.
Employees have formed a unionization effort called 'Kickstarter United' with help from New York organizers. If successful, Kickstarter United could become the first recognized union in the tech industry.
Nearly one year after Fortnite: Battle Royale made its debut on mobile, Activision has announced a partnership with Tencent to launch Call of Duty: Mobile as a free-to-play iOS and Android title.