This year’s PAX East in Boston, MA, was very different in tone than in previous years. The abdication of Twitch left a vacuum for streaming services that was more than capably filled by Mixer and Facebook Gaming with large booths and partners doing meet and greets and broadcasting live on the show floor.
It has been confirmed that Trion Worlds and it’s assets (including Defiance and RIFT), have been acquired by the gamigo group and as part of this acquisition, a number of Trion Worlds’ former staff have been reportedly laid off.
On October 3rd, 2018, Mike Morhaime announced that he was stepping down as president and CEO of Blizzard Entertainment and, in the same joint post, he announced his successor as J. Allen Brack, a 12-year veteran of Blizzard.
With Neverwinter bringing the Ravenloft update to Xbox One and PlayStation 4, we have once more teamed up with our friends at Perfect World and Cryptic Studios to bring you the chance for a fresh mount to your stables.
Black Desert Online developer Pearl Abyss has announced that it will acquire CCP Games, the creator of EVE Online, integrating the company’s extensive development and publishing expertise into Pearl Abyss’ operations.
THQ Nordic announced this week that the acquisition of the intellectual property Kingdoms of Amalur has been finalized with 38 Studios LLC – including the acquisition of the Amalur, based on the abandoned MMORPG project Copernicus.