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Minecraft Dungeons has crossed 10 million players on all platforms  
by Chris Kerr [02.10.21]
Minecraft Dungeons has surpassed 10 million players since launching on May 26, 2020.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Totally Reliable Delivery Service dev among three studios acquired by TinyBuild  
by Chris Kerr [02.10.21]
Seattle-based publisher TinyBuild has acquired three game studios to bolster its development capabilities.
Production, Business/Marketing

Microsoft creates 'Vault' to temporarily house Bethesda parent ZeniMax  
by Chris Kerr [02.10.21]
Microsoft has established a new subsidiary called Vault as part of the merger process with Bethesda parent ZeniMax.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

The GDC Podcast is going live at GDC Showcase!  
by Staff [02.09.21]
Watch a live recording of the GDC Podcast with Mohawk Games' Soren & Layla Johnson at GDC Showcase!
Console/PC, Business/Marketing, GDC

Tencent buys minority stake in DayZ developer Bohemia Interactive  
by Chris Kerr [02.09.21]
Tencent has purchased a minority stake in DayZ and Arma developer Bohemia Interactive for an undisclosed fee.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Nintendo boss says diverse Switch playerbase will help it outsell the Wii  
by Chris Kerr [02.09.21]
Nintendo has explained how it intends to help the Switch surpass the 101 million lifetime sales amassed by the Wii.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Profits dip at Bandai Namco despite rising game sales  
by Chris Kerr [02.09.21]
Profits have dropped off slightly at Bandai Namco, despite an increase in video game sales.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by 'targeted cyber attack' 1
by Chris Kerr [02.09.21]
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has been hit by what it describes as a "targeted cyber attack."
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

E3 2021 proposal pitches a digital show with streaming keynotes, press demos  
by Alissa McAloon [02.08.21]
The ESA is shopping around one particular spin on E3 that envisions the 2021 event as a four day long digital showcase.
Social/Online, Business/Marketing

Kowloon Nights backs indies with funding deals for 23 titles  
by Chris Kerr [02.08.21]
Game investment fund Kowloon Nights has agreed to finance 23 titles from a range of indie studios.
Console/PC, Production, Business/Marketing

French mobile studio Homa nets $15 million to create hypercasual titles  
by Chris Kerr [02.08.21]
French mobile studio Homa Games has raised $15 million in funding to create new hypercasual titles.
Smartphone/Tablet, Production, Business/Marketing

Shadow of War publisher Warner Bros. has patented the series' Nemesis system  
by Chris Kerr [02.08.21]
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has succeeded in patenting the Nemesis system at the heart of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and its sequel Shadow of War.
Console/PC, Production, Business/Marketing

Blog: Learnings from our most recent hiring experience 1
by Gamasutra Community [02.08.21]
In this post, I talk about our most recent hiring process -- including how we wrote the job description and conducted our interviews in order to avoid as much bias as possible.
Business/Marketing

Sony picks up minor stake in From Software parent company Kadokawa Corporation  
by Alissa McAloon [02.05.21]
Sony has picked up a 1.93 stake in From Software parent company Kadokawa Corporation, kicking off what the two firms call a "capital alliance" between Sony and Kadokawa.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Match Masters dev Candivore nets $12 million to drive user acquisition  
by Chris Kerr [02.05.21]
Candivore has raised $12 million in funding to grow its match-3 puzzler, Match Masters.
Smartphone/Tablet, Production, Business/Marketing

Blog: Revisiting the fall of Resident Evil  
by Gamasutra Community [02.05.21]
With all the news surrounding Resident Evil 8, I wanted to take a step back and talk about how the series lost its way and what lessons to take away from it.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Mobile developer Wildlife opens new studio in California  
by Chris Kerr [02.05.21]
Mobile developer Wildlife has established a new studio in California called Never Forget Games.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Mobile titles and domestic releases are driving revenue at Konami  
by Chris Kerr [02.05.21]
Revenue and profits have increased in Konami's Digital Entertainment division, which houses its video game operations.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing

Blog: A guide to building killer player support operations  
by Gamasuta Community [02.05.21]
How do you build player support operations for game studios? How do you set them up for success?
Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Learn how to recover from marketing mistakes in Victoria Tran’s GDC Showcase session  
by Staff [02.04.21]
Innersloth Games' Victoria Tran wants to help you recover from everyday marketing mistakes in her upcoming talk at GDC Showcase.
Console/PC, Business/Marketing