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Microsoft has never made a profit from Xbox consoles

Almost 20 years only losses with the sale of hardware: Microsoft has commented on the Xbox business model.

From $ 20,000 to $ 170,000: game developers share their salaries on Twitter

Games industry employees talk about their salaries on Twitter. In doing so, they are breaking a taboo that is still widespread in many industries.

Microsoft buys Bethesda for $ 7.5 billion

Doom, The Elder Scrolls and Fallout will belong to Microsoft in the future: The group wants to take over the Bethesda developer studio with all brands.

German computer game award: "Desperados 3" awarded as the best game

The tactical game "Desperados 3" was chosen as the best game at the German Computer Game Award.

BaFin examines employee transactions

Did employees of the financial regulator BaFin speculate without permission in shares of the US companies Gamestop and AMC?

Microsoft plans to take over the Discord chat platform

First, Microsoft wanted to get into TikTok's US business. That didn't work out, so the software giant is now taking on the Discord chat platform, which is particularly popular with gamers.

German game market: growing strongly in 2020, mainly in-game purchases and mobile

Former EA manager Peter Moore has announced his return to the game industry

Games industry 2020: 91 percent of sales were digital

By far the largest part of sales in the games industry in 2020 will be attributable to the digital sales market.

Game subscriptions are the future of the game industry, says a new study

More than a third of the players already use them.

Gaming Revenues Up 63% in 2 Years

In the first half of the year, the gaming industry in Germany achieved sales of around 1.1 billion euros. In the same period of 2018 it was 676 million euros.

Activision Blizzard: $ 1.2 billion in microtransactions

Microtransactions are playing an increasingly important role for Activision Blizzard. In the most recent fiscal quarter, they generated revenue of $ 1.2 billion.

Media report: Activision Blizzard closes Versailles office

What previously only circulated as a rumor on social networks is now apparently a certainty: According to Bloomberg, Activision Blizzard informed the approximately 400 employees in Versailles, France, today that the branch will be closed.

Gaming: is quantum gaming the future of the gaming industry?

Quantum Gaming can take the gaming industry to a whole new level. What sounds like a dream of the future at the moment is perhaps closer than you think.

Games Funding: The Troublesome Games Industry

The game funding causes frustration for many applicants. At Gamescom, Andreas Scheuer now wants to start the second phase for large-scale projects, the industry then hopes for professional handling.

Young people were playing longer and longer

The more important the games industry, the greater the uncertainty, especially among parents.

Blizzard workforce rehearses the pay riot

The head of the company collects millions, employees in quality assurance receive the minimum wage: Blizzard is boiling because of the salaries.

Violent dispute between Fortnite developers and Apple

The dispute between the “Fortnite” makers and Apple now goes far beyond the popular online game and could shift the balance in the game industry.

Pandemic drives games industry

Games for mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets generated significantly more sales during the pandemic.

Untapped potential Africa and the Middle East

How Sandsoft Games wants to bring out the game industry in the Middle East and North Africa

Sony is investing $ 250 million in Epic Games

In addition to Tencent, Sony will also be one of the shareholders of Epic Games in the future. The PS5 is unlikely to have any advantages from the deal.

Sexual harassment allegations: Studios distance themselves from developer legend Chris Avellone

Following recent allegations of sexual harassment against Chris Avellone, ...

G2A finds keys from dubious sources

An investigation at G2A has confirmed what the games industry has been saying for a long time: The key reseller also sells goods that are allegedly stolen.

Computer games are booming in the crisis - but the supply ...

A closer look shows that the pandemic affects the various providers in the Game market will have very different effects.

Surviving the indie pocalypse

Games industry: Surviving the indie pocalypse. It's harder than ever as an independent developer to make enough money with ...

Digital sales for games higher than ever in March

The segment with digital sales in the Games industry was more successful than ever in the past month. Like from a recent ...

These technology trends are influencing the gaming industry

In addition, VR is becoming more and more apart from the normal Games industry Takes root. Especially as a presentation technique in real ...

In the future, AAA games will also come from Germany ...

German studio bosses with many years of experience in the Games industry. Together with their guests they give ...

Coronavirus: GDC game fair has been canceled for the time being ...

Would of course be a setback for many projects and companies in the Games industry, but of course the health of all participants is ...

Games industry criticizes Giffey's plans for youth protection reform

The Association of German Games industry criticizes Giffey's youth protection reform. Among other things, this provides for more evaluation criteria.

Hamburgs Games industry is urgently looking for donors

New developments from the Hanseatic city inspire users and critics all over the world. The challenges facing companies are great.

Games industry: Tencent wants to buy Funcom

Tencent wants to buy all shares in the Norwegian development studio Funcom. The Chinese tech company holds 150 million ...

Less and less want to develop games in Germany

The decline in the expanded labor market is less pronounced Games industry, for example with dealers and the media: Here the number of ...

The German Computer Game Award - submit by January 23rd

Developers can only submit their new game to the German Computer Game Award until January 23, 2020. The award ceremony is on April 27, 2020 in Munich and there is prize money of 590,000 euros to be awarded.

The biggest Games-Developers in Germany 2020

Hamburg, Berlin, Hessen and Bavaria remain the game hotspots in Germany: these are the largest Games-Developers in Germany ...

So far around 1.15 billion Games sold for PS4

In 2019, Sony has a little less Playstation 4, but more Games sold for the platform than ever before - and goes with a total of ...

FC Bayern Munich: Fan protest against eSport entry

Bayern boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had opposite Games economy confirms that the club - if at all - only with the exclusive ...

How gaming chats are increasingly attracting pedagogical criminals

According to the report of the "New York Times “are popping up in the US more and more ... kids and teens and they're starting to Games-Chatting platforms.

Download exciting Viking game for free: Epic Games Store ...

Epic gives away every week Games Selected full game versions in the in-house store. Until December 12th you can ...

Riot Games invites developers to League of Legends

If you want to immerse yourself in the world of League of Legends, you can currently only do so in the Moba itself. That should change: Riot Games would like to, …

"Zelda: Majora’s Mask": After 20 years, the player finds ...

20 years after the release of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, a player now has a secret room in the action adventure for ...

Amazon is giving away 5 PC games again: This one Games

Also in December there are five freeGames. All you have to do is link your Amazon account to Twitch.

Federal government promotes Games-Business with 50 million euros annually

Beyond 2020, the federal government will continue the Games-Support industry. Annually, a funding amounting to 50 million euros ...

Why around 1,000 games disappeared on Steam overnight

There are around 1,000 on Steam overnight Games disappeared. Some of the banned titles had been around for months or years ...

Game event drew thousands of visitors under its spell

Futuristic at the new fair for Games, E-sports and cosplay ... Small, independent studios presented their new ones here Games and …

Call of Duty Modern Warfare sales: 200,000 units in Germany

Activision has sold more than 200,000 copies of the new action "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" in Germany within a week.

Failed: "Battleborn" will be switched off gradually

By 2021 the multiplayergame from manufacturer 2K step by step into the ... strategy subgenre of the "Multiplayer Online Battle Arena" -Games …

Epic Games buys Quixel and drills up Unreal Engine

Epic Games has bought the Swedish company Quixel. The Bridge and Mixer programs are now part of the group.

Battleborn is finally discontinued: 2K Games closes in 2021 ...

The team shooter Battleborn was never able to step out of the shadow of the competitor Overwatch.

Pokémon brings one of the most anticipated Games of the year …

It should be the largest Pokémongame have been for years. ... for the first time a full-fledged PokémonGame for his home console Switch.

Rock star Games should on game work in the European Middle Ages ...

Rumored to be rock star Games at an open worldGame work in the Middle Ages.

Aldi and Medion: New gaming PC and Games-Laptop …

Soon there, our colleagues at the PC are also reporting this Games Hardware, ... at ALDI with a gaming PC and one Games-Laptop.

More than 100,000,000 players: Roblox is the most popular Game

Like the developers of the sandboxGames Roblox announced some time ago that play meanwhile more than 100 million active users ...

Googles Games-Streaming: They are Games for Stadia

On November 19, Google plans to use its Stadia streaming service Games- Turn the market upside down

German protection of the constitution wants to monitor gamers and first-person shooters more closely

As requested by Interior Minister Seehofer, the German Office for the Protection of the Constitution wants to observe the gaming scene more closely. Specifically, the Berlin offshoot wants to deal more with "first-person shooter games".

Last chance for "The Messenger": HypeGame only for lukewarm

The gaming press literally overturned itself when the action platformer "The Messenger" was published in August 2018. The top game is now available for download completely free of charge.

Games-Flatrates: Apple Arcade is shaking up the market

Apple Arcade breaks down boundaries. The game flat rate with around 100 video games no longer differentiates between PC, smartphone, tablet or TV box - everything runs on all Apple devices.

Cult developer receives two Guinness world records

The Japanese developer Hideo Kojima is currently best known for his new game "Death Stranding". Now Kojima has also received two Guinness world records. GuinnesWorldRecords reports on Twitter.