Toy manufacturer Hasbro has spent $112 million to acquire a 70% majority stake in mobile developer Backflip Studios. The Colorado company is best known for DragonVale, but is also behind Ragdoll Blaster and Paper Toss. GamesIndustry reports Blackflip is generating nearly $100 million in revenue annually, mostly from iOS games. Despite how much Hasbro ponied up, it expects the deal to have either no or a positive effect on its annual balance sheet.
After watching this fan-made video for Midnight Club, we really want Rockstar, get started on another one.
Splatoon 2 players are being handed a new weapon.
Pokemon Go Fest is a bit of a mess and Niantic's CEO got booed - but you're getting $100 PokeCoins for your trouble
The first Pokemon Go Fest hasn’t gone off without a hitch. Or two. Or even three. But, there’s a silver lining for those at home.
A number of game developers and publishers have incurred the wrath of the notoriously litigious Lodsys. ArsTechnica, which describes the company as a “patent troll”, reports Lodsys has recently filed a fresh wave of lawsuits against mobile developers Gameloft, Backflip Studios, Gamevil, Jirbo, MobileAge, PocketGems, Sunstorm Interactive, TMSoft, TLA Systems and Disney – in the […]
Yo-kai Watch developer Level-5 has locked down a deal to help bring its phenomenally popular 3DS games are coming to English-speaking audiences.
Transformers Universe has added another sad (and probably final) chapter to its troubled history.