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MiHoYo invests $65m in nuclear fusion technology

Genshin Impact developer contributes to improving renewable energy research

By Vikki Blake

Wargaming fires World of Tanks' creative director following pro-Russia statements

Company pauses advertising in Ukraine, donates $1 million to Ukrainian Red Cross

By Vikki Blake

Hiro launches second venture fund

€300 million fund to be invested in "entrepreneurial teams" across games, esports, creator platforms and gamified fitness

By Vikki Blake

Activision shareholder sues publisher over Microsoft acquisition

Lawsuit alleges Call of Duty publisher withheld information when asking shareholders to vote in favour of sale

By James Batchelor

Netmarble generated $2.1 billion in revenue in 2021

Growth settles following pandemic boom, EBITDA down 30% year-on-year due to rising labour costs

By Danielle Partis

Square Enix raises forecasts thanks to increased MMO revenues

HD game sales still down year-on-year as Guardians of the Galaxy "undershot initial expectations"

By James Batchelor

Sony requests gender discrimination lawsuit to be dismissed

Lawyer says class-action lawsuit filed in November doesn't provide enough evidence

By Marie Dealessandri

US senator warns Bobby Kotick about undermining unionisation

"I urge you and the management at Raven Software to negotiate in good faith with the workers," she said

By Marie Dealessandri

California plans UK-style age appropriate design code

If passed, law would affect major tech and games companies, including Meta, Google, Activision Blizzard and Riot Games

By James Batchelor

SEC widens investigation into Activision Blizzard misconduct handling

Agency issues new subpoenas to directors as DFEH goes to Los Angeles police department for records on Kotick and other staff

By Danielle Partis

Roblox revenue soars 108% to $1.9bn in 2021

Platform had 45.5 million daily users on average last year

By Marie Dealessandri

Return Entertainment raises €5.3 million

The Helsinki-based studio is working on two cloud-native games for PC and mobile

By Marie Dealessandri

Supercell revenue increases 45% to $2.24bn in 2021

The studio generated profits before taxes of $852 million, a 80.3% rise compared to 2020

By Marie Dealessandri

Halo composers' royalty fight could threaten TV series

Marty O'Donnell and Mike Salvatori instruct lawyers to explore injunction blocking show's release as part of Microsoft suit

By Brendan Sinclair

Rovio reports record Q4 revenues of €286.2 million

Trio of Angry Birds games drive growth in revenues and bookings, but profits dip to €43.7 million

By James Batchelor

What does the future hold for Germany's games policy? | Opinion

German games trade body boss Felix Falk ponders the implications of the post-Merkel era

By Felix Falk

Sega raises forecasts after strong game sales in holiday quarter

Publisher turns around last year's $53.5 million nine-month loss to $254.8 million profit

By James Batchelor

EA will not sell The Sims 4 wedding pack in Russia due to laws against same-sex marriage

Sims team says add-on will not be released anywhere that federal laws would require changes to storytelling

By James Batchelor

Capcom lawsuit over alleged stolen art settled

Statement from law firm says both parties have "amicably resolved their dispute"

By Danielle Partis

European Union to invest €11bn in "technological race" for semiconductors

Investment to finance industrialisation of chip manufacturing and create "new applications" for various industries

By Marie Dealessandri

Intellivision Entertainment hasn't generated revenue since launch

The company may only be able to operate until July 2022 if it doesn't succeed in raising more funds

By Marie Dealessandri

Bandai Namco revenues up 15.5% to $5.4bn

Publisher saw growth across its game businesses driven by Japanese releases

By Danielle Partis

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