Minecraftlandscape_Mojang 16 Sep

Microsoft has oficially announced today that it has acquired Minecraft developer Mojang in a $2.5 billion deal. Mojang’s Owen Hill explained in a post on the company’s website why Markus “Notch” Persson consented to the sale. “He’s decided that he doesn’t want the responsibility of owning a company of such global significance,” Hill wrote, in […]

CrytekLogo_RGB 26 Jul

Following numerous reports of financial trouble at Crytek, the company has clarified in a statement to GamesIndustry International that it has “been in a transitional phase” as it transforms from being a developer to an online publisher. A transition which required significantly more capital, that the company says it has secured and is now prepared […]

MartyO'Donnell 23 Jul

Former Halo┬ácomposer Marty O’Donnell will receive $95,000 after settling a lawsuit against Bungie chief executive Harold Ryan, VentureBeat reports. O’Donnell worked on each Halo title up to Halo Reach, and also composed music for Destiny. However, in April he was terminated by the studio’s board of directors and said on Twitter that it was “without […]