InnoGames Hits 130 Million Euros in 2016

InnoGames Hits 130 Million Euros in 2016

InnoGames, one of the leading providers of online and mobile games, released its financial figures for 2016 today. The company increased its revenue by 25 percent to a new record high of 130 million euros. In the mobile section, InnoGames topped last year’s revenue results by 68 percent and more than half of all new registrations in 2016 came from mobile devices. InnoGames also published a new corporate video today, highlighting the company’s on going success story. InnoGames CEO Hendrik Klindworth explains: “Since we founded the company in 2007, InnoGames…

Innervate Launches Gamesight Toolkit for Game Companies to Effectively Streamers

Innervate Launches Gamesight Toolkit for Game Companies to Effectively Streamers

Seattle-based startup Innervate today announced the launch of its innovative Gamesight product, an influencer marketing platform that features a groundbreaking suite of tools designed to help companies grow audiences and build brands in the highly-competitive games market. Game companies and brands can now work together with YouTubers and Twitch streamers to gain exposure while analyzing their campaign’s impact on their game’s success. The result of decades of industry experience and years of dedicated research, the Gamesight suite is the world’s simplest influencer marketing platform — custom-tailored specifically for the gaming…

SURVIVING INDIE – A Documentary about Failing Forward

SURVIVING INDIE – A Documentary about Failing Forward

Gamestar Arts and Devolver Digital Films present SURVIVING INDIE, a new documentary about creative struggle, dealing with failure, and finding your place in the crowded video game industry. Surviving Indie tells the stories of those who have made it, those who have not, and those who are still trying. It presents a realistic discussion about the oft-romanticized world of independent game development. The film will be released by Devolver Digital Films, coming first exclusively on Steam on December 19th, with other VOD platforms to be announced for early 2017. FEATURING…

Wargaming Collaborates with NetEase to Publish World of Tanks Blitz in China

Wargaming Collaborates with NetEase to Publish World of Tanks Blitz in China

In Wargaming’s ongoing mission to make its titles accessible to all gamers across the globe, the company has collaborated with NetEase, a Chinese mobile games publisher, to bring World of Tanks Blitz to players in China. NetEase will now handle the scope of publishing activities for World of Tanks Blitz. World of Tanks on PC firmly established itself in the niche of the strategic shooter genre, providing entertainment for millions of Chinese players. Now, with the introduction of World of Tanks Blitz to the Chinese market, Wargaming is able to…

Wargaming Teams Up with War Child during Holiday Season

Wargaming Teams Up with War Child during Holiday Season

Wargaming is proud to announce its partnership with War Child during this holiday season. War Child is an organization that is dedicated to assisting children who suffer in conflict areas. The charity protects children around the world by providing them safety, education and ensuring their rights are respected. Starting today, gamers can support War Child with Wargaming, by purchasing the “For the Children Bundle” in World of Tanks on Console. The limited time “For the Children Bundle” will be available starting today and through January 1, 2017, on PlayStation®4, Xbox…

Daedalic Entertainment rocks the German Developer Awards

Daedalic Entertainment rocks the German Developer Awards

This year’s German Developer Award ceremony in Cologne was a fruitful one for Daedalic Entertainment, as the studio has been awarded nine of the prestigious awards. The awards in their respective categories went to the following games: Best German Game: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Best Game Design: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Best PC/Console Title: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Best Sound: Silence Best Story: Silence Best Visuals: Silence Best Mobile Game: Skyhill Best Marketing-Campaign: Deponia Doomsday Tour WTF Award: Deponia Doomsday Covermount Event “We are…

New Additions to THQ Nordic’s Portfolio

New Additions to THQ Nordic’s Portfolio

Today, THQ Nordic announced that asset purchase agreements with Mobile Gaming Studios Ltd. and Enigma Software Productions S.L. have been closed. Here is an extract of the acquired franchises and brands: – Sphinx (and the Cursed Mummy) – Mobile Gaming Studios Ltd. – War Leaders: Clash of Nations – Enigma Software Productions S.L. – Legends of War – Enigma Software Productions S.L. Lars Wingefors, founder and Group CEO, comments: “These are not financially material acquisitions, but due to our love for these types of games they were natural acquisition targets that add…

Wargaming Acquires Finnish Developer Boomlagoon

Wargaming Acquires Finnish Developer Boomlagoon

Wargaming today announced the acquisition of Helsinki-based mobile developer Boomlagoon, known for quality titles such as Monsu, Spirit Hunter and, most recently, Super Soldiers. As part of the acquisition deal, Boomlagoon join the company as a newly established entity focused on further strengthening Wargaming’s mobile development endeavors: Wargaming Helsinki. “Wargaming has spent a number of years establishing ourselves as a leader not only in the PC and console gaming space, but also on mobile platforms,” said Keith Kawahata, Head of Mobile at Wargaming. “The acquisition of Boomlagoon, in the mobile…

Between cinnamon cookies and candy canes: great gifts in the gamigo Advent calendar

Between cinnamon cookies and candy canes: great gifts in the gamigo Advent calendar

aint Nicholas and Santa Claus are masters of the craft: bringing joy to the Christmas season is a job for someone with a penchant for presents! Everyone knows that you can never have enough gift-giving, so gamigo is putting all available elves on duty to make this holiday season one to remember. It’s time for the gamigo Advent calendar! Behind 24 jam-packed calendar doors, players will find awesome surprises and amazing rewards every day from now until Christmas. As a special bonus, gamigo’s cooperation with ROCCAT® means players will also…

Big Viking Games Creates $10 Million Publishing Fund For Facebook Messenger Games

Big Viking Games Creates $10 Million Publishing Fund For Facebook Messenger Games

Big Viking Games, the largest independent mobile and social game studio in Canada and a pioneer in HTML5 Messenger Instant Games, is expanding the reach of its HTML5 initiatives today with the creation of a $10 million publishing fund to develop and distribute third-party content for messengers platforms in HTML5. The Company is a founding launch partner on the Facebook Messenger Instant Gaming platform, and will lead with its addictive space-shooter, Galatron, on the platform on December 15. Along with Big Viking Games’ nearly five years of pioneering research and…