What. A. Week. Get ready for in-depth conversation about the Bethesda acquisition (and what it means for exclusivity), and how corporate finance makes the world go ‘round. We also have some thoughts from a lawyer who has worked on huge acquisitions. Other stories: Amazon Luna cloud gaming platform, more Epic vs. Apple, and a listener question about ethics.
- Supercell ordered to pay $8.5 million for infringing Gree’s patents (GamesIndustry): https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-21-supercell-ordered-to-pay-usd8-5-million-for-infringing-grees-patents
- A Worker-Owned Game Studio Rises From the Wreckage of ‘Skullgirls’ Developer (Vice): https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7kpymg/a-worker-owned-game-studio-rises-from-the-wreckage-of-skullgirls-developer
- Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc. (Court Listener): https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17442392/epic-games-inc-v-apple-inc/?order_by=desc
- PROJECT DISCOVERY – LEVEL UP! (EVE Online): https://www.eveonline.com/article/qh27bw/project-discovery-level-up
- A closer look at Luna, Amazon’s cloud gaming service (Engadget): https://www.engadget.com/luna-amazon-cloud-gaming-interview-pwa-apple-173948922.html