Amazon Game Studios Lays Off Employees And Cancels Unannounced Projects

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While the gaming community was engrossed with the announcements, reveals, and fanfare over at E3 earlier this week, Amazon Game Studios took the opportunity to quietly lay off dozens of employees and reportedly cancel a number of unannounced projects. According to Kotaku, Amazon gave the affected employees 60 days to look for a new job within Amazon. Severance packages await [...]

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New Game Platform Coherence Unveiled By Unity And Playdead Co-Founders

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MMOs take a lot of time to develop, we’re talking about months, if not years, of development before they’re even worthy of playtesting. Then along comes Coherence to challenge the norms of video game development. Coherence is an ambitious new open cloud platform from Unity co-founder David Helgason and Playdead co-founder Dino Patti. Coherence aims to help studios of any [...]

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Tencent Leaves Honour Of Kings Western Port Arena Of Valor To Fend For Itself

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Honour of Kings has been one of Tencent’s top grossing and most successful games since it was released in China in 2017. The game’s western port Arena of Valor, however, didn’t quite do as well as they’d hoped, currently averaging just 150,000 daily active users in North America. According to Reuter’s sources, Tencent has effectively given up on the mobile [...]

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April 2019 Superdata Digital Games Report Released - Apex, Hearthstone, & Overwatch Decline

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Superdata Research released their April 2019 Worldwide Digital Games Market report today. Check it out below: Most interestingly, Apex Legends fell off the list on both PC and Console, earning a 'mere' $24 million in April, down from $100m from its launch month of February. The decline from launch isn't too surprising, as the hype back then was through the [...]

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Nexon Reports Record Q1 2019 Revenues

While we still don't know who's going to end up buying Nexon, the company reported their Q1 2019 earnings report today and numbers were impressive across the board; the company reported revenues of $848M for the quarter, up 3$ year over year with net income (profit) coming in at $487M. Revenues came in strong thanks to the continued strong performance [...]

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