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Microsoft's checkered history of gaming acquisitions, from Bungie to Minecraft

Microsoft has just generated the biggest gaming story of the year, buying indie behemoth Minecraft (and its accompanying developer Mojang) for $2.5 billion. To try to put this purchase in...

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World of Warcraft designer Greg Street joins Riot Games

Former World of Warcraft lead systems designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street has joined Riot Games, the company behind League of Legends. His new position is lead game designer, according to his L...

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Watch PAX Prime in action on Twitch

Twitch will feature streams of events across this tear's PAX Prime in Seattle, it was announced on the web streaming service's official website this week. Starting this Friday, the live stream...

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Report: Microsoft bringing games to iOS and Android, including Age of Empires (update)

Microsoft is planning to bring certain console and Windows PC games to iOS and Android devices, according to a report from Japan's Nikkei, as part of a deal with Japanese smartphone game maker...

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Full Indie Summit to feature Mass Effect and Mark of the Ninja devs on April 10

The Full Indie Summit, a new game developers conference set to take place in Vancouver, Canada, is scheduled to run April 20 on a shoestring budget. In response to GDC Canada, a game developers...