A hashtag to show solidarity with the employees of Activision Blizzard who walked out from work Wednesday trended on Twitter.
Tencent's acquisition spree in the video games sector continues. It's struck a deal to buy Britain's Sumo for $1.27 billion.
This came on the heels of a record set only two days ago on Friday, when a Nintendo Legend of Zelda game from 1987 was sold for $870,000.
The writers of THESPIKE.GG, a fan site for video game Valorant, announced publicly that they are leaving, claiming they're owed $40,000 in back pay.
The amount of the bet is decided. Two people then compete while streaming to Twitch, which allows others to watch and a winner to be confirmed.
The replay looks like a video game glitch, as Jermaine Samuels nearly slides halfway across the court after hitting the deck.
Tesla’s new in-car gaming console power rivals that of Xbox and Playstation. Video games can be played from anywhere in the Tesla Model S and X. Both models are getting significant refreshes, the company announced Thursday. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Tesla’s upgraded Model X and S cars […]
The video-game studio behind cult game PUBG is planning an IPO in 2021, Bloomberg reported. South Korean Krafton Inc’s planned IPO could value the company as much as $US27 billion. The CEO plans to release three more games based on or related to PUBG by 2022. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Sega is the Japanese video game company behind Sonic the Hedgehog. In the ’90s, it grew to immense fame by challenging Nintendo’s dominance in the West. Sega has fallen out of popularity due to some self-inflicted wounds, but still produces games for other consoles. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
A small slice of the video game market, in which users can bet as little as $US1 or as much as $US500 on games like “Call of Duty,” is exploding during the pandemic. Clinicians and gambling researchers say they’re worried some of the betting platforms don’t do enough to keep […]
Amazon is randomly shipping products in Super Mario Bros. boxes throughout November. The boxes celebrate the Nintendo franchise’s 35th anniversary. Ordering Nintendo products on Amazon does not increase your chances of getting one of the limited-edition boxes, Nintendo said. Nintendo posted a picture showing what the three boxes look like. […]
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PlayStation 5 users will be able to record online voice chats and use the audio to report their fellow players to Sony. Sony said it will review recordings to decide whether or not a user has broken the PlayStation’s Community Code of Conduct, which prohibits threats, bullying, and hate speech. […]
The video game industry will see outsized demand over the next year, and Activision Blizzard is well-positioned to benefit, Deutsche Bank said Tuesday. The bank’s analysts upgraded Activision Blizzard shares to “buy” from “hold,” and their new price target of $US90 per share implies a 10% climb over the next […]
Burger King tweeted a video of its mascot opening a paper food bag – and the contents played what could be the new PlayStation 5 start-up noise. The bag shone a blue light into the Burger King’s face that looked similar to the blue glow PlayStation consoles emit. The video […]
Video game platform Roblox filed confidentially for a public offering, according to a Monday press release. The number of shares to be sold and their price range has not yet been decided. The offering could peg Roblox’s valuation as high as $US8 billion, Reuters reported earlier this month. That would […]
GameStop shares rose 44% on Thursday after it announced a multiyear partnership with Microsoft. GameStop will begin selling an “Xbox All Access” bundle stores, with an Xbox console and two-year digital subscription at no upfront cost. It will roll out the use of Microsoft Dynamics 365, Teams, and Surface devices […]