The Morning After: Microsoft provided the game studios within the help of Doom and Fallout Leave a Comment on The Morning After: Microsoft provided the game studios within the help of Doom and Fallout
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The Morning After: Microsoft provided the game studios within the help of Doom and Fallout

The big news last night was Elon Musk saying Tesla’s big battery innovations are, well, years away. But let’s start with something a little more immediate. Beside all the buzz regarding next-gen consoles, Microsoft has been busy elsewhere. It just signed a deal to buy ZeniMax Media, one of the largest independent games publishers in…

Tilting Level acquires FTX Games resources and Plamee Studios Leave a Comment on Tilting Level acquires FTX Games resources and Plamee Studios
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Tilting Level acquires FTX Games resources and Plamee Studios

Game publisher Tilting Point announced today that it has made its third acquisition in eight months, buying games, key employees and “most of the assets” from FTX Games and Plamee Studios — both previously owned by Playtech, which will be focusing on its gaming and sports betting software moving forward. Plamee previously developed Narcos: Cartel…

Oculus co-founder and games replace vets build Mountaintop Studios Leave a Comment on Oculus co-founder and games replace vets build Mountaintop Studios
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Oculus co-founder and games replace vets build Mountaintop Studios

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is heading up a new game development house called Mountaintop Studios, joined by colleagues from around the gaming industry. The company aims to leave the crunch and toxic culture pervasive in game studios behind and make one that’s “collaborative, anti-crunch, diverse and inclusive.” The founding team includes Mitchell’s former colleague Mark…