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Sony acquires Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

Sony acquires Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

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790 days ago

Sony has announced it acquired Spider-Man development studio Insomniac Games. The studio worked on the latest PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man game. According to a recent announcement, the studio will be joining PlayStation's Worldwide Studios. Th...

Rocket League to ditch loot box crates in favor of microtransactions

Rocket League to ditch loot box crates in favor of microtransactions

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804 days ago

Development studio Psyonix has announced it will be ditching loot boxes in Rocket league to replace them with microtransactions. The studio was acquired by Epic Games earlier this year. All paid randomized loot boxes will be removed from Rocket Leag...

Rockstar Games acquires Indian game studio Dhruva Interactive

Rockstar Games acquires Indian game studio Dhruva Interactive

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888 days ago

Rockstar Games has acquired Indian game development studio Dhruva Interactive from Starbreeze. The studio is located in the same city as Rockstar India. According to a recent announcement, Dhruva Interactive will now operate as part Rockstar India, ...

MMORPG Blade & Soul to "disable" Xigncode3 anti-cheat with update

MMORPG Blade & Soul to "disable" Xigncode3 anti-cheat with update

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888 days ago

MMORPG game Blade & Soul will disable anti-cheat software Xigncode3 with its latest update. It is still unknown what security measures will replace the software. According to recent patch notes, the new Scarlet Tears update will be completely di...

Sega acquires Two Point Hospital developer Two Point Studios

Sega acquires Two Point Hospital developer Two Point Studios

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890 days ago

Sega Europe has acquired Two Point Hospital developer Two Point Studios, the company announced last Friday. In the game players build up a hospital from nothing to a masterpiece as they design the most beautiful, or functional, healthcare operation ...

Game publisher Starbreeze lacks funding to continue operating for the coming 12 months

Game publisher Starbreeze lacks funding to continue operating for the coming 12 months

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891 days ago

Video game publisher Starbreeze currently does not have sufficient funding to continue operating for the coming 12 months, the company noted in its latest quarterly results. If the company doesn't secure funding it will likely cease operation. The S...

Epic Games acquires Rocket League developer Psyonix
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Epic Games acquires Rocket League developer Psyonix

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901 days ago

Rocket League development studio Psyonix has been acquired by Epic Games, the studio confirmed earlier this week. The game will still be available via Steam and will also release on Epic Games Store. According to a recent announcement, the studio wi...

Rocket League loot boxes disabled in the Netherlands and Belgium due to government regulations

Rocket League loot boxes disabled in the Netherlands and Belgium due to government regulations

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916 days ago

Development studio Psyonix has announced it disabled loot boxes in its arena soccer racing game Rocket League for players in the Netherlands and Belgium due to government regulations. Players within the Netherlands and Belgium are now no longer able...

"Epic Games Store client contains spyware targeting Steam users"

"Epic Games Store client contains spyware targeting Steam users"

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948 days ago

The Epic Games Store client copies Steam data after it is installed. The data copied contains names of friends, which games were played and how long those were played. Epic Games confirmed the collecting of this data. According to a recent Reddit po...

Paradox Interactive opens new development studio in California

Paradox Interactive opens new development studio in California

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953 days ago

Paradox Interactive has announced it has opened a new studio in Berkeley, California. The studio is named Paradox Tectonic and is the newest member of the Stockholm-based publisher. Paradox Tectonic is said to lead development of a brand-new game an...

THQ Nordic acquires Kingdom Come: Deliverance developer Warhorse Studios

THQ Nordic acquires Kingdom Come: Deliverance developer Warhorse Studios

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979 days ago

THQ Nordic has acquired Warhorse Studios via its subsidiary Koch Media. The acquisition also includes all intellectual property rights for Kingdom Come: Deliverance. According to a press release, the development studio was acquired for 33.2 million ...

PUBG loot boxes disabled in the Netherlands and Belgium; considered gambling

PUBG loot boxes disabled in the Netherlands and Belgium; considered gambling

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989 days ago

Paid PUBG loot boxes have been disabled for players in the Netherlands and Belgium this week. Reselling valuable loot box content is considered illegal under its gambling laws. According to PUBG. Corp, a "recent legal interpretation" regarding loot ...

THQ Nordic acquires rights to Outcast IP
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THQ Nordic acquires rights to Outcast IP

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1011 days ago

THQ Nordic has announced that it has acquired the rights to the Outcast franchise from its original creators. The publisher didn't comment on what it intends to do with the rights. Two years ago, publisher Bigben Interactive worked with the game's c...

Bungie parts ways with Activision, to self-publish Destiny franchise

Bungie parts ways with Activision, to self-publish Destiny franchise

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1012 days ago

Development studio Bungie has announced that it has parted ways with its publishing partner Activision. The studio will retain the rights of its Destiny franchise. According to a recent press release, the studio has decided to cease its partnership ...

Paradox acquires all rights and assets for Prison Architect

Paradox acquires all rights and assets for Prison Architect

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1014 days ago

Developer and publisher Paradox Interactive has acquired all rights and assets for the Prison Architect intellectual property. The company announced the acquisition earlier today. According to a recent press release, the acquisition will allow Parad...

Vivendi to divest fully from Ubisoft by early 2019

Vivendi to divest fully from Ubisoft by early 2019

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1114 days ago

Vivendi has revealed plans to divest fully from Ubisoft by March 5, 2019, in their latest press release. The company amassed 26 percent of Ubisoft stock before deciding to sell. This follows the multiple year struggle by the Guillemot brothers to ma...

THQ Nordic acquires rights to Timesplitters and Second Sight franchises

THQ Nordic acquires rights to Timesplitters and Second Sight franchises

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1160 days ago

THQ Nordic has acquired the rights to the Timesplitters and Second Sight franchises, the publisher confirmed earlier this week. The Timesplitters franchise has seen three entries that were released between 2000 and 2005. These titles are often compa...

Valve disables Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 item trading for Dutch gamers

Valve disables Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 item trading for Dutch gamers

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1216 days ago

Valve has announced it has disabled Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 item trading and marketplace transfers for Dutch gamers. A warning from the Dutch Games of Chance Administration lead to the decision. According to a recent announc...

Apple removes Steam Link iOS application citing business and guideline conflicts
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Apple removes Steam Link iOS application citing business and guideline conflicts

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1243 days ago

Valve has confirmed that Apple has removed its Steam Link iOS application from its App Store. The company removed Valve's application because it deems it to conflict with its guidelines. According to a recent announcement, Apple has removed the appl...

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 to reportedly be removed from Steam and GOG

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 to reportedly be removed from Steam and GOG

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1256 days ago

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 may be removed from Steam and GOG store fronts, several websites are reporting. The game may be removed due to licensing issues. The game is currently still being published on Steam by Atari. The company is currently in a lega...

Grand Theft Auto IV gets patch to remove songs with expired licenses

Grand Theft Auto IV gets patch to remove songs with expired licenses

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1269 days ago

Rockstar Games has released a patch for Grand Theft Auto IV that removes songs the studio no longer has valid licenses for. Some of the removed songs have been replaced with others. The new patch for Grand Theft Auto IV makes it almost impossible to...

1,516 Guild Wars 2 players banned following detection by developer anti-cheat spyware

1,516 Guild Wars 2 players banned following detection by developer anti-cheat spyware

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1284 days ago

ArenaNet has announced it has banned 1,516 Guild Wars 2 players for suspected cheating. The development studio used anti-cheat spyware to check which processes were running on the player's machine. According to a recent announcement, the development...

Former Grand Theft Auto producer Leslie Benzies suffers setback in royalty lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive
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Former Grand Theft Auto producer Leslie Benzies suffers setback in royalty lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive

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1292 days ago

Former Grand Theft Auto producer and game developer Leslie Benzies has suffered a setback in his royalty lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive. Benzies left the company's Rockstar Games studio in 2015. Benzies filed the lawsuit in 2016 when he claime...

Take-Two Interactive to seek Red Dead Online domain name ownership claiming trademark infringement

Take-Two Interactive to seek Red Dead Online domain name ownership claiming trademark infringement

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1489 days ago

Red Dead Redemption publisher Take-Two Interactive is seeking ownership of the domain name RedDeadOnline.com. That can be deduced from a letter released by the domain owner. According to the letter, the registered domain name violates Take-Two's rig...

GTA modders: "Rockstar Games removed 70,000 Newswire comments between January 2015 and September 2016"
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GTA modders: "Rockstar Games removed 70,000 Newswire comments between January 2015 and September 2016"

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1586 days ago

Video game developer Rockstar Games has removed over 70,000 comments from its own official Newswire website in a 2-year period, a small group of Grand Theft Auto modders has claimed. The group collected all comments in a database. The modding group,...

Grand Theft Auto V total conversion mod "Liberty City in GTAV" shuts down following modding tool cease-and-desist
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Grand Theft Auto V total conversion mod "Liberty City in GTAV" shuts down following modding tool cease-and-desist

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1587 days ago

The development team behind the upcoming Grand Theft Auto V total conversion mod "Liberty City in GTAV" has been forced to stop development. The news comes hours after modding tool OpenIV was also forced offline. The total conversion modification wa...

Grand Theft Auto V Steam listing flooded with negative reviews following modding tool cease-and-desist
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Grand Theft Auto V Steam listing flooded with negative reviews following modding tool cease-and-desist

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1587 days ago

The Grand Theft Auto V Steam store page is being flooded with negative reviews as fans of the franchise are learning about actions taken against the development team behind the Grand Theft Auto V modding tool OpenIV. We received word earlier today t...

Grand Theft Auto publisher sends cease-and-desist letter to popular Grand Theft Auto V modding tool OpenIV

Grand Theft Auto publisher sends cease-and-desist letter to popular Grand Theft Auto V modding tool OpenIV

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1587 days ago

The publisher of the open world action-adventure game franchise Grand Theft Auto, Take-Two Interactive, has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the developers of the popular modding tool OpenIV. The modding tool is used by thousands of modders around ...

VMProtect developer to reportedly sue Denuvo anti-piracy software over licensing issues

VMProtect developer to reportedly sue Denuvo anti-piracy software over licensing issues

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1599 days ago

The developer behind the popular software protection software VMProtect may be sueing Denuvo Software Solutions GmbH, the Austrian company behind the anti-piracy software Denuvo. According to a recent post on the Russian forum rsdn, the anti-piracy ...

Major video game publishers target memory scanner Cheat Engine with questionable copyright infringement notices

Major video game publishers target memory scanner Cheat Engine with questionable copyright infringement notices

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1669 days ago

Major video game publishers are targeting the open source memory scanner, hex editor and debugger Cheat Engine with copyright infringement notices. The notices sent by the Entertainment Software Association claim the tool infringes on their members' ...

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