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Glu Mobile soars 34% after Electronic Arts agrees to $2.4 billion takeover

Smartphone game developer Glu Mobile and Electronic Arts have agreed to a $US2.4 billion merger. Glu Mobile developed the popular smartphone game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, among others. Shares of Glu surged as much as 34% on Tuesday following the takeover news. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things […]
Glu Mobile soars 34% after Electronic Arts agrees to $2.4 billion takeover
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Electronic Arts falls 7% as profit-growth forecast misses expectations

Electronic Arts slipped by as much as 7.6% Wednesday after the company’s forecast for the fiscal fourth-quarter of 2021 disappointed investors. The game company on Monday reported a 5% increase in revenues, to $US1.67 billion year-on-year. Electronic Arts is said it will bring back its college football game, which was […]
Electronic Arts falls 7% as profit-growth forecast misses expectations
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Video game sales are down in 2019 as the industry prepares for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, but that didn’t stop this year’s best-sellers from setting new records

Video game sales have been down this year, but that hasn’t stopped popular franchises from reaching record revenue numbers. The Nintendo Switch dominated hardware sales all year while Microsoft and Sony prepared to launch their new consoles during the 2020 holiday season. These are the best-selling games of 2019, as […]
Video game sales are down in 2019 as the industry prepares for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, but that didn’t stop this year’s best-sellers from setting new records
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‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ returned to the franchise’s roots, and the result is an authentic ‘Star Wars’ experience fan will love

Electronic Arts’“Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” is a single-player game designed to invoke the same spirit of mythic adventure that inspired the first generation of “Star Wars” fans back in 1977. While recent “Star Wars” games have been focused on online multiplayer, “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” is a story-driven […]
‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ returned to the franchise’s roots, and the result is an authentic ‘Star Wars’ experience fan will love
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‘NBA 2K20’ only needed one month to become the best-selling game of 2019

“NBA 2K20” became the best-selling game of the year during its first month on the shelves, according to data from the NPD Group. September was a strong month for sports video games, with four sports titles among the top 10 best-sellers. Nintendo’s “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening” and Microsoft’s […]
‘NBA 2K20’ only needed one month to become the best-selling game of 2019
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Electronic Arts tweeted ‘invest in Crypto’ as a marketing stunt — and crypto whiz kid Justin Sun capitalised by promoting his Tron platform’s games

Electronic Arts jokingly tweeted “invest in Crypto” to promote a new character in Apex Legends, and Justin Sun capitalised on the marketing stunt by touting his Tron platform’s games. “Check out games built on #TRON @WINkorg,” the Tron and BitTorrent CEO replied to EA’s tweet, tagging Wink, an online gaming […]
Electronic Arts tweeted ‘invest in Crypto’ as a marketing stunt — and crypto whiz kid Justin Sun capitalised by promoting his Tron platform’s games
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