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ArenaNet Fires Two Guild Wars 2 Writers After Heated Twitter Exchange With Streamer [Update]

ArenaNet's President took to the Guild Wars 2 forums to address the situation.

MidBoss and GaymerX CEO Steps Down After Allegations of Harassment

Matt Conn is stepping down from GaymerX and taking a leave from his game studio.

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ArenaNet Fires Two Guild Wars 2 Writers After Heated Twitter Exchange With Streamer [Update]

ArenaNet's President took to the Guild Wars 2 forums to address the situation.

MidBoss and GaymerX CEO Steps Down After Allegations of Harassment

Matt Conn is stepping down from GaymerX and taking a leave from his game studio.

Pro-Union Advocates Show Up in Full Force at GDC Union Roundtable Discussion

GDC 2018 discusses the union question.

Vivendi Gives up on Trying to Buy Ubisoft, Sells All Shares

Chinese company Tencent will also enter into a partnership with Ubisoft.

IGDA Director Says Capital, Not Unions, Will Keep Game Development Jobs Secure

IGDA Executive Director Jen MacLean talks Trump, gun violence, and unions at GDC 2018.

Hyper Light Drifter's Teddy Dief Leaves Square Enix Montreal

Dief's project at Square Enix has also been canceled.

IGN Outlines How its Editorial Department Will Cover Humble Bundle Services [Update]

Update with statement from IGN's co-founder and CCO.

Nintendo Switch Has Sold 4.7 Million Units Worldwide, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 3.5 Million

Nintendo is making great money this quarter on the Nintendo Switch.

The Wii U is Dead: Production Ends This Friday [Updated]

Nintendo's current home console has entered the twilight of its life.

Mafia 3 and NBA 2K17 Push 2K Forward, Each Shipping 4.5 Million Copies

Take-Two continues to make strong profits of the back of NBA and GTA.

Twitch Brings Curse Into the Amazon Family

Amazon acquires Twitch, Twitch acquires Curse. Thus is the circle of business.

THQ Returns as Nordic Games Rebrands

Publisher Nordic Games has now become THQ Nordic.

PS4 Hits 43.5 Million Shipped as PlayStation Division Doubles Income

Sony's gaming division is doing alright.

Nintendo Needs NX: Sales and Profit Way Down in Q1

The lack of major releases during the quarter hurt Nintendo's bottom line.

Sony's Adam Boyes Joins Iron Galaxy as CEO

The man behind Sony's strong indie program goes indie himself.

Nintendo Treads Water For 2016; Amiibo and Splatoon Keep It Floating

Nintendo's still in the black this year, with sales and profits down.

Xbox Hardware Sales Down 33 Percent, But Xbox Live Pulls Its Weight

The Xbox One is still struggling for Microsoft, regardless of how the company tries to spin the numbers.

Pokemon Go Pushes GameStop Merch Sales Up "100 Percent"

GameStop's CEO talks about the effect Pokemon Go can have on businesses.

Tencent Wants to Help Paradox Launch in China

Chinese gaming company Tencent buys a 5 percent share of Paradox.

Disney Infinity Meets Its End, Disney Leaves Games Industry Behind

Disney has decided that it has better things to do than make games.

Mass Effect Andromeda, Need for Speed, and NBA Live Shuffle Into 2017

EA's 2016 schedule gets thinner as many of its biggest titles move to next year.

Street Fighter V's Sales Below Expectations, Capcom Plans "Full-Scale Offensive"

Capcom's flagship fighter is suffering a bit, but the publisher hopes to rally in the second half of the year.

Nintendo Not Selling NX at a Loss, Focusing Hard on Mobile

New Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima says the company won't repeat the Wii U's launch situation.

Sony Riding High with 40 Million PS4s Shipped

Sony's game-based revenue is doing great for the company.

Nintendo Selling Mariners Majority Stake as Lincoln Steps Down

Nintendo is looking to sell its stake in the Seattle Mariners.

CyberConnect2 Moves West, Opens Studio in Montreal

The Naruto fighting game dev wants to bring "Japanese-style" creativity to Western voices.

SNK Playmore Becomes SNK Again, KOF XIV Coming August 23

After drifting for so long, SNK returns to gaming.

Platinum Games' President Has Resigned [Report]

Tatsuya Minami is no longer leading the studio, according to reports.

GameStop Becomes a Publisher with GameTrust

Mid-level independent studios like Ready at Dawn and Frozenbyte sign with GameStop's new publishing arm.

AMD Potentially Points to New Console Hardware

The chip maker is looking forward to improved business in the second half of 2016.

Capcom "Aggressively" Pursuing Mobile Again

More mobile games and more licensing is the focus of Capcom's reorganized Mobile Business Division.

How We Talk About Games: The Division Breaks Launch Records

Ubisoft says The Division has broken launch records, but the company lack real numbers to back up the PR.

Ubisoft Fighting Takeover From Former Activision Owner

Ubisoft is looking for Canadian investors to remain independent.

Square Enix Wins on Mobile and PC, As Consoles See a "Solid Start"

Mobius: Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius push Square Enix' profits up.

Splatoon Sells 4 Million, Shows That "New" is Nintendo's Best Bet

Nintendo's non-violent shooter found its way into the homes of one-third of all Wii U owners.

Bungie's President Ends 16-Year Tenure as Destiny Struggles With Its Future

Harold Ryan has stepped down as President of Bungie, with Pete Parsons taking on the role of CEO.

Sony Moves PlayStation Business West With Sony Interactive Entertainment

"Sony Computer Entertainment Presents" is just a memory, as Sony centralizes its PlayStation business in California.

Sony's "Let's Play" Trademark Denied For the Wrong Reason

Sony tries to trademark the term "Let's Play", but fails because of similarities to an existing trademark.

PlayStation 4 Crosses 35.9 Million Sold

A lot of people own PlayStation 4 systems now.

MLG Acquired by Activision Blizzard to Create "the ESPN of eSports"

Activision picks up the eSports league to increase its reach.

Ubisoft Wants to "Fight to Preserve Our Independence"

Ubisoft's CEO vows to keep company independent after Vivendi stock purchase.