• EA Is Buying Racing Dev Codemasters For $1.6 Billion

    EA Is Buying Racing Dev Codemasters For $1.6 Billion

    Despite a nearly $US1 ($1.4) billion bid from Take-Two Interactive last month, Electronic Arts has announced an agreement to purchase English racing game developer Codemasters for $US1.2 ($1.6) billion. The purchase will put popular racing series Dirt, Dirt Rally, Grid, F1, Project Cars, Burnout, and Need for Speed under one world-encompassing roof.

  • Mike Fegan On Red Mile Acquisition, Rebate

    PALGN has a tight interview up with Mike Fegan, CEO of IR Gurus. The developer was recently acquired by US publisher Red Mile Entertainment. Along with his thoughts on this recent event, Fegan talks about the Oz government’s dismissal of the 40% rebate for game developers (a topic also broached by GDAA president Tom Crago…