Tag: Industry News

Bluehole – Korean giant buys over local developer Red Sahara Studio

Thanks to the global success of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Bluehole is now one of the richest and most recognized gaming company in the world. The...

Anime Festival Asia – Organizers of GameStart and AFA team up...

SOZO, organizer of Southeast Asia’s largest Japanese pop culture event Anime Festival Asia (AFA), and Eliphant, organizer of Southeast Asia’s premier gaming convention GameStart,...

PUBG Corp – Key executive from Riot Games defects to support...

Last week, it was revealed that PUBG Corporation has poached a key executive from Riot Games in order to expand its esports business for...

Echo Fox – Parent company of esports team raises USD 38...

Vision Esports, the ownership group which owns esports team Echo Fox, recently announced it has raised USD 38 million in a funding round. The round...

Bluehole – PUBG success brings each employee 10 million KRW worth...

According to reports from South Korea, developer Bluehole has given each of its employees (around 800) an average incentive of 10 million KRW (around...

Kakao Games – Nearly 20 mobile games set to launch in...

Unlike its Korean gaming rivals such as Netmarble, NCsoft, and Nexon, Kakao Games does not really have its own development studios, hence it is...

Netmarble – Project M and Seven Knights for Nintendo Switch revealed

Similar to NCsoft, Netmarble recently announced its latest financial status to the public and its shareholders. While the overall revenue went up for Q4...

NCsoft – Korean gaming giant posts record-breaking financial results for 2017

It is the time of the year where major companies post their financial results for the 4th quarter of 2017 and the whole of...

Google – Internet giant hires console gaming veteran for hardware team

While currently just a rumor, a recent executive hire triggered the speculations that Google is building its own gaming device. The new Google hire...

Virtus.Pro – Parent company acquired for USD 150 million by major...

In reportedly the biggest esports-related transaction ever in Russian history, Mail.Ru has acquired ESForce, the parent company of SK Gaming, Virtus.Pro and several other esports...