A drama-filled Friday saw the huge news of a major acquisition… followed by a debunking and walkback that we’ll be talking about for some time. Also: Sony jacks the price of PS5, Chinese giants make investments in Quantic Dream and FromSoftware, and a discussion on how M&A is impacting smaller publishers.
Activision Blizzard is accused of participating in a cover-up related to the death of one of its employees at a company retreat. Also: An update on video game industry action over Ukraine crisis, Epic purchases Bandcamp, Intellivision in trouble, and more.
Amanda Farough’s favorite games of 2021.
Mike Futter shares his favorite games of 2021.
Reports indicate Discord is looking for a buyer. We look at the potential suitors and how those relationships might look.
Each year, we take a moment to reflect on the trends that defined the past year and what we expect from the coming 12 months.