Video Games

GameStop Trading Halted After Incredible Spike

The stock is a darling for Reddit’s WallStreetBets, the community behind much of the surge — including the recent push short squeeze.

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Video Game Studio Acquisitions Are About To Heat Up

There’s no indication yet which studios might get acquired and by whom, but reports suggest there are plenty of deals in the works.

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Former WWE Co-Presidents Launch New SPAC With Sports In Mind

Last year, there were more than 250 SPAC shell companies listed in the U.S., raising nearly $79 billion for acquisitions.

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'Fortnite' Continues Collaboration Push With Soccer Skins

Epic Games continues to bring real-world entities into its titles.  The developer’s wildly popular “Fortnite” will launch the “Kickoff Set” on Jan. 23, featuring professional soccer uniforms as in-game skins. […]

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'Fortnite' Developer Epic Games Sues Apple and Google in UK

Epic Games has taken its conflict with Apple and Google overseas. The “Fortnite” developer submitted a dispute to the U.K. antitrust tribunal, claiming Apple’s removal of the game from the […]

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Lucasfilms Games Announces New Star Wars, Indiana Jones Projects

Disney-owned Lucasfilm entered a new non-exclusive era this week, unveiling Lucasfilm Games and announcing open-world Star Wars and Indiana Jones titles. The move is a break from Lucasfilm’s previous exclusive […]

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Motorsport Games Gains More Than 50% in First Trading Day

Despite an unexpected bump in the road, Motorsport Games boosted its IPO size. The Miami-based racing games developer was preparing to sell shares on Tuesday, when CEO Dmitry Kozko was […]

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League of Legends Drives $1.75B in 2020 Revenue for Riot Games

“League of Legends” is an undisputed heavyweight.  Riot Games’ flagship title generated nearly $1.75 billion in revenue in 2020, the most by any non-mobile free-to-play game. It was No. 6 […]

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Epic Games Buys North Carolina Mall For New Headquarters

Epic Games has a site for its next headquarters: a shopping mall. The “Fortnite” developer acquired the 87-acre Cary Towne Center in Cary, N.C., for $95 million and will turn the site […]

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Video Games Expected to Carry Momentum Through 2021

A very strong 2020 for the video game industry could continue well into the new year. Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak says the pandemic “likely pulled forward four years of gamer adoption.”  […]

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