Founded in 2017, the Los Angeles-based organization is now valued at $160 million according to CEO and founder Matthew 'Nadeshot' Haag.
Twitch is still by far the most-watched game streaming platform, but its growth noticeably leveled out in the second quarter of 2019, while YouTube Gaming hit some new milestones.
The United States' ongoing tariff war with China could have serious repercussions for the gaming and tech industries. If manufacturing vacates China, it's likely that this will result in higher prices for consumers.
With the company preparing a pivot to a subscription-based model, the layoffs come after a long period of internal strife that included the death of a CEO and an attempted ouster of his replacement.
The Call of Duty team will be represented by OpTic Gaming, a subsidiary of Infinite Esports & Entertainment. IGC acquired Infinite in a massive deal last month.
Remedy held onto the property rights for Alan Wake since its 2010 release, but Microsoft had the publishing rights until recently. This acquisition, along with a 2.5-million Euro royalty payment, puts the Finnish dev in complete control of Alan Wake.
The video game industry is plagued by a culture of crunch that prioritizes profit over the physical and mental well-being of its employees. Recently, some companies have made efforts to buck this trend, which is a welcome change.
When Sea of Solitude was announced, Cornelia Geppert kept all but the theme secret, even in interviews. At E3 2019, we finally got our hands on what might be the summer's most emotional indie game.
Though about half of gamers are women, they're still not represented proportionally during the biggest gaming convention of the year.