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Remedy’s Bigger Control Game is Currently in the Concept Stage

Remedy’s Bigger Control Game is Currently in the Concept Stage

Codename Vanguard and Condor are in the proof-of-concept stage with the former making "good progress" since the last quarter.

Need for Speed Mobile Gameplay Has Apparently Leaked

Need for Speed Mobile Gameplay Has Apparently Leaked

As per this new leak, the game will allegedly use Need for Speed Heat's map and is being built on Unreal Engine 4.

Warner Bros. is Looking to Sell Game Studios and License IPs – Rumour

Warner Bros. is Looking to Sell Game Studios and License IPs – Rumour

The pendulum swings back again in the story of WB Games, with its studios and IP licenses seemingly up for sale once again.

System Shock 3 Studio No Longer Involved with the Project, Warren Spector Suggests

System Shock 3 Studio No Longer Involved with the Project, Warren Spector Suggests

OtherSide Entertainment hasn't worked on System Shock 3 since 2019, and Tencent seems to be in full control of the IP. as per Spector.

“A Few Other Big Video Game Deals Are in the Final Stages of Negotiations” – Geoff Keighley

“A Few Other Big Video Game Deals Are in the Final Stages of Negotiations” – Geoff Keighley

The Game Awards producer and host Geoff Keighley says that "a few" more big games industry acquisitions and deals are coming soon.

China’s Ongoing License Freeze Forces Roughly 14,000 Studios to Shut Down

China’s Ongoing License Freeze Forces Roughly 14,000 Studios to Shut Down

A number of small video games studios are suffering in China, as the country extends the freeze on new game licensing.

Need for Speed Open World Mobile Game in the Works at TiMi Studios, as Per Job Ads

Need for Speed Open World Mobile Game in the Works at TiMi Studios, as Per Job Ads

A job listing on Tencent's careers page hints at a new Need for Speed game being developed for mobile platforms by TiMi Studios.

Tencent Acquires Back 4 Blood Developer’s Parent Company

Tencent Acquires Back 4 Blood Developer’s Parent Company

Turtle Rock Studios is now part of Tencent but will continue to independently operate while its co-founders remain in charge.

Pokemon Unite Wins Google Play’s Game Of The Year

Pokemon Unite Wins Google Play’s Game Of The Year

TiMi Studios Group's MOBA Pokemon Unite has been crowned as the Best Game of 2021 in Google Play's Game Awards.

Playtonic is Developing a New 3D Yooka-Laylee Platformer

Playtonic is Developing a New 3D Yooka-Laylee Platformer

Yooka-Laylee developer Playtonic says the recent injection of funds from Tencent will allow the studio to expand to three development teams.

Tencent Acquires Minority Stake In Yooka-Laylee Developer Playtonic

Tencent Acquires Minority Stake In Yooka-Laylee Developer Playtonic

Tencent has announced a minority stake in Playtonic, although the studio will retain full creative control over its IPs.

Gears Tactics Developer Splash Damage is Working on a New Sci-fi IP

Gears Tactics Developer Splash Damage is Working on a New Sci-fi IP

The British developer confirms it is now at work on a brand-new game set in an original science fiction universe.

Tencent Has Acquired a 22% Stake in Bloober Team

Tencent Has Acquired a 22% Stake in Bloober Team

The Chinese giant has become the largest stakeholder in the Polish studio, having spent 77.6 million PNL on 22% of its shares.

Pokemon Unite Launches for Android and iOS on September 22

Pokemon Unite Launches for Android and iOS on September 22

Following its Switch launch in July, the free-to-start Pokemon MOBA title is coming to mobile devices in a little over a month.

Age of Empires Mobile Game in Development at Tencent’s TiMi Studios

Age of Empires Mobile Game in Development at Tencent’s TiMi Studios

TiMi Studios is working with Xbox Game Studios and World's Edge on a mobile Age of Empires game called Return to Empire.

Pokémon Unite Review – Born to be a Winner

Pokémon Unite Review – Born to be a Winner

Pokemon Unite is a surprisingly engaging MOBA.

Journey to the Savage Planet Studio Reforms as Raccoon Logic

Journey to the Savage Planet Studio Reforms as Raccoon Logic

Formed thanks to a large investment from Tencent, the studio has a new title in the works. It also retains the Journey to the Savage Planet IP.

Tencent-Owned TiMi Studio Group Opens A New Studio In Montreal

Tencent-Owned TiMi Studio Group Opens A New Studio In Montreal

TiMi Studio Group has now opened a new studio in Montreal, tasked with building a new AAA game with open-world and live-service elements.

Pokémon UNITE – 13 Things You Need To Know

Pokémon UNITE – 13 Things You Need To Know

Everything you should know about Pokemon's debut in the MOBA space, launching imminently for the Switch.

Tencent Acquiring Sumo Digital for $1.27 Billion

Tencent Acquiring Sumo Digital for $1.27 Billion

The British developer "firmly believes" that its business will benefit from Tencent's "proven industry expertise and its strategic resources."