MAG Interactive Joins Charity Fundraiser ‘One Special Day’

Donating 100% of UK Revenue to Help Disabled Gamers on September 29th

Stockholm, Sweden — Swedish developer MAG Interactive has announced participating in an upcoming charity event One Special Day, organized by British charity SpecialEffect to help disabled gamers. Alongside 30 other mobile game developers, MAG Interactive will donate all their UK revenue generated for their word puzzle game WordBrain on September 29th. read more

Atari and Fig Announce Two Title Publishing Deal

NEW YORK, NY (SEPTEMBER 18, 2017) – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and developers of interactive entertainment via its subsidiary, Vagabond Production Corp., and Fig, the community publisher behind such games as Phoenix Point, Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire and Wasteland 3, today announced a strategic partnership designed to develop and publish two new video games: a reboot of one of Atari’s most beloved intellectual properties and a new IP from Atari. read more

FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game 2017 North America Champion Crowned

Top Four Players Invited to World Championship Finals in Japan

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 18, 2017) – This past weekend, fans of the FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game witnessed the crowning of the game’s first ever North American Champion. SQUARE ENIX congratulates Joseph Leszczyski from Milwaukee, WI, the winner of the inaugural FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game (“FFTCG”) Opus Series North American Championship tournament 2017. read more

505 GAMES Enters Partnership with LIMBIC ENTERTAINMENT

Veteran Developer and Indie Publisher Will Team Up on Unannounced Survival FPS

CALABASAS, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2017 – 505 Games, a subsidiary of Digital Bros. S.p.A., has entered a partnership with industry veterans Limbic Entertainment, a development studio best known for its work on the Might & Magic® franchise in cooperation with Ubisoft and their current on Tropico 6 with Kalypso. 505 has acquired the worldwide publishing and marketing rights to Limbic Entertainment’s next title, an unannounced online survival sandbox game. read more

SXSW Gaming 2018 Dates and Initial Featured Speakers Announced

Three-Day and Single-Day Wristbands Now on Sale

Austin, Texas – SXSW Gaming has announced its 2018 dates. The event will take place in Austin on March 15-17, 2018 with single-day and three-day wristbands now on sale. The first wave of Featured Speakers have also been announced, featuring esports titans Nate Nanzer (Commissioner, Overwatch League), Christina Alejandre (GM of ELEAGUE and VP of eSports, Turner Sports), Brendan Donohue (Managing Director, NBA 2K League), and Pete Vlastelica (President and CEO of Major League Gaming). read more

Pete Hawley is New CEO of Telltale Games

Telltale Games, the leader in player driven narrative games, announced the appointment of Pete Hawley as President and Chief Executive Officer. Hawley will work closely with Telltale Games’ senior leadership team to drive the next stage of evolution in interactive playable narrative, expand the global footprint, and develop new experiences to maximize the company’s reach. Co-founder and current CEO Dan Connors will step back to an advisory role as Pete joins the company starting on September 18th, 2017. read more

SEGA, Atlus and Capcom Team with Humble Bundle up for Charity

SEGA is thrilled to announce a collaboration with two leading Japanese video game publishers, Capcom and ATLUS, to create the pay-what-you-want Humble Tri-Publisher Bundle! The bundle features a range of essential PC fan favorites and critically acclaimed titles from all three publishers. Also boasting unbelievable value, the bundle is worth an incredible $216.88 in total, but only costs $12 minimum for the lot! read more