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Art Production Studio Dhruva Interactive Bought By Rockstar

Rockstar Games have purchased the Indian art production studio Dhruva Interactive from Starbreeze for $7.9 million. The purchase transfers all 91.82% of Starbreeze’s share of the company to Rockstar and…

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Epic “Not Trying To Exclude Anybody”; Reaches Nearly 500m in Sales

The Epic Games Store got its start only a few months ago, back in December of 2018. Since then it has seemingly gone from strength to strength, pulling in huge…

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Xbox Live Coming For iOS And Android Games

Microsoft has announced the availability of Xbox Live for any games released on iOS and Android. The company is launching a cross-platform software development kit (SDK) which will game and…

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Techland Shutting Down Local Publishing Arm

Techland the Polish company behind games like Dying Light and Call of Juarez has announced it’s attention to shut down it’s publishing branch by the end of the year. The news was first announced…

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Valve Removes Steam Machines Section From Steam

Two years following their release, Valve has removed the section for Steam Machines from its digital distribution platform. Originally planned as a way of competing against consoles, Valve joined with the…

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Devolver Digital Makes Open Call to Demo Games Affected by Travel Ban

Hotline Miami and Dropsy developer Devolver Digital recently announced an offer to developers from countries affected by the United States travel ban to demo their games at the upcoming Game Developers Conference. Devolver announced…

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SAG-AFTRA Strike Against Industry Leaders Continues with LA Rally

The premier actors union SAG-AFTRA held a rally Thursday afternoon to address their continued strike against video game industry giants, reminding the industry and fans of their efforts to rework…

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SAG-AFTRA Announces Picket Line After Rejecting Negotiators ‘Final Offer’ Ahead Of Strike

The negotiation team for the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has rejected the latest proposal from negotiators acting on behalf of video game…

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Michael Forgey, Shadow of Mordor Developer, Passes Away

Family of Michael Forgey announced on YouGiving that the noted developer passed away on March 3rd after a year long battle with cancer. Forgey, an executive producer for Monolith and…