Kids spent more time streaming in 2023 than they did the year before, but less of it on paid platforms.
Gaming giant Embracer continues a restructuring made necessary by the collapse of a $2b investment deal in mid-2023.
The layoffs come three months after the company purchased Activision Blizzard for $69 billion.
The layoffs represent 11% of the company’s global workforce.
Animela is billed as India’s first-ever international festival for animation, vfx, xr, video games, and comics.
The 22nd VES awards will be presented on February 21 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
Square is the developer of the iconic ‘Final Fantasy’ series, as well as numerous other popular role-playing video games.
The unit will shift its resources to focus on games developed by Amazon rather than those from third parties.
According to CEO Pete Parsons, revenues have missed projections by 45% as ‘Destiny 2’ struggled to retain players.
Approval was granted after Microsoft agreed to sell Activision’s cloud streaming rights for all current and new titles to Ubisoft.
Workers began organizing earlier this year, when the studio laid off around 100 employees, 9% of its workforce.
Unity is under fire for unpopular changes to how game devs will be charged and retroactively changing its TOS.
Eligible Workinman voters returned a unanimous decision in favor of joining up with IATSE.
SAG-AFTRA now has the authority to call for a strike if this week’s negations with major studios don’t prove productive.
The CWA and Microsoft have a labor neutrality agreement that will affect Activision Blizzard workers after the merger is completed.
E3 hosts ESA haven’t confirmed that 2024 is off, but did say it will reinvent the showcase entirely in 2025.
The actor’s union SAG-AFTRA could strike against video game companies if they can’t come to an agreement on the use of artificial intelligence in game production.
Between its Champaign, Illinois headquarters and its remote staff, Volition employed more than 240 people.
The layoffs are part of a larger restructuring happening at parent company EA, which is cutting 6% of its global workforce.