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IGDA Helsinki Hub gathers games developers this September

IGDA Finland will host a Helsinki Hub gathering in September later this year.  Game representatives will gather in the city for a seminar with Aalto ENT and Game Makers of Finland before a networking Demo Corner takes place later in the evening. Here, experienced mentors and coaches will share their experience and give general tips […]

Zynga India moves to new studio in Bangalore

Zynga is moving its India studio into a larger space situated near MG Road, Bangalore. The need for a bigger office comes as the team continues to expand and is actively seeking to bring more developers into the studio. The company is currently hiring for multiple roles across a range of departments from engineering, project […]

Chinese live-streaming platform DouYu launches $775 million IPO

Live-streaming platform DouYu has launched its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange with 67,387,110 American Depository Shares (“ADSs”). Each share is priced at $11.5 per ADS, and one ordinary share will be comprised of 10 ADSs. Trading began on Nasdaq under ‘DOYU’ yesterday, July 17th. The ADSs are offered by two parties, a […]

Nintendo Switch owners are suffering Joy-Con drift issues

Reports have emerged that Nintendo Switch owners are suffering Joy-Con drift issues with the detachable controllers. As brought to light by Kotaku, a quarter of staff at the firm now claim to be suffering from the fault that sees the controller’s joystick move on its accord, with camera control seemingly most affected by this. Others […]

Why Dragonest partnered up with Tencent to publish Drodo Auto Chess in China

Chinese publisher Dragonest says it has partnered with tech and entertainment behemoth Tencent to release Drodo Auto Chess in the region to help spread the word. Speaking to PCGamesInsider.biz, Dragonest’s founder and CEO Loring Lee said that Tencent has a huge reach that will be indispensable for promoting a title like Auto Chess. Dragonest struck […]

Nintendo unveils new Switch model with longer battery life

Nintendo has revealed a new Switch model with an increased battery life. Current systems offer between two-and-a-half hours and six-and-a-half hours, while the new hardware is said to have up to nine hours of portable play. The recently unveiled Switch Lite will have between three and seven hours of battery life. Nintendo stated however that […]

Detective Pikachu becomes highest grossing video game film

Detective Pikachu has become the most successful movie ever based on a video game. Grossing a total of $436 million, the film earned more than double what the first Pokemon movie did in 1997 which grossed $172.7 million. Knocked off top was the Duncan Jones-directed Warcraft, which fell to second for box office revenue. Grossing […]