Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings

Shares of major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump’s speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio in which he implicated violent games as a reason for the attacks. Electronic Arts and Take Two Interactive declined about 4%, while Zyngadropped 5%. The stock of Activision Blizzard, which publishes the Call of Duty series, fell by more […]

National Video Game Day 2019: 5 Classic Video Games That Take You back to the 90s

On July 8, the world witnessed National Video Games Day (or National Videogame Day). The obscure ‘holiday’ is one of two National Video Game Days that gamers across the world observe (the other is on September 12). The first mention of National Video Games Day appears in the 1991 edition of Chase’s Calendar of Events […]

How India caught on the new-age board game culture of the west to create an ecosystem of cafes & communities back home

It is a weeknight. It is also game night for Akhila Phadnis. The 29-year-old board game devotee from north Bengaluru has just spent nearly one-and-a-half hours braving the city’s infamous traffic snarl to reach the eastern suburb of Kodihalli. But her enthusiasm remains unaffected, for Cheating Moth and Codenames await. Her indifference to put herself through a […]

MLB Is Still Missing The Mark On Advancing The Game

Flame-throwing pitchers like Aroldis Chapman can be traced back to many of the trends baseball now encounters, some of them negatively impacting the game. But trying to cure those symptoms is another example of MLB missing the point on attracting new fans. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The premise is good, and it’s accurate. And calling out […]

Why Game Publisher N3twork Will Spend Millions Scaling Other Developers’ Mobile Games

The studio behind Legendary: Game of Heroes is offering its sophisticated in-house user acquisition platform to other game developers to help them grow their games. Along with the tools, N3tworkis also planning to invest tens of millions of dollars in scaling other publishers’ apps that meet their partnership criteria … without taking an ownership position or equity. (Full […]

Mojang’s Scroll Collectible Card Game Renamed to Caller’s Bane, Made Free-to-Play

HIGHLIGHTS Mojang’s Scrolls game is now called Caller’s Bane The game is now available for free-to-play It is available to play on Windows and macOS systems Minecraft maker Mojang has announced that its card collectible game Scrolls is now free-to-play. The game’s name has also been changed to Caller’s Bane, reasons for which are unknown. The […]

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery RPG Game Launched for Android and iOS

Mobile games studio Jam City has released its Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery role-playing game (RPG) for Android and iOS in partnership with Warner Bros. The game has been launched under Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games, which is a label dedicated to creating new first-person Wizarding World mobile and video games, inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories. […]

Artifact Release Date, Platforms, Price, and Everything Else You Need to Know About Valve’s Next Game After Dota 2

HIGHLIGHTS The game will be released in 2018 The creator of Magic: The Gathering is working on the game It runs on the Source 2 engine on PC and mobile Steam and Half-Life creator Valve revealed more details regarding Artifact. Announced in 2017, Artifact is a card game based on Valve’s popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game […]