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Report: SVoD driving growth of games adaptations

The number of adaptations of video game-based intellectual property (IP) by the TV and movie industries has been growing consistently over the last two decades, and today 20 to 25 movies and TV series are released per year based on games. The proportion of TV series in particular is increasing over time, according to a […]

September 26, 2022

FTC OKs Amazon’s MGM buy

Amazon has closed its $8.5 billion (€7.6bn) acquisition of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) after Federal Trade Commission (FTC) passed the deal. European Union regulators signed off on the MGM deal after finding it posed no competition problems. In the US, the deadline for the FTV to challenge passed without the agency taking action. The FTC […]

March 17, 2022

CareGame’s catalogue surpasses 1,000 titles

Mobile cloud gaming company CareGame’s catalogue surpasses 1,000 titles, making it the market’s biggest catalogue of no-download-necessary mobile games. By partnering with CareGame, service providers and mobile operators can offer users access to 1K+ games via its unique mobile cloud gaming solution. CareGame enables mobile operators, anywhere across the globe, to offer their own service […]

September 7, 2021

Amazon to acquire MGM for $8.45bn

Following earlier speculation, Amazon and MGM have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire MGM for a purchase price of $8.45 billion (€6.91bn). MGM has nearly a century of filmmaking history and Amazon says it will help preserve MGM’s heritage and catalogue of films, and provide customers with greater access to […]

May 26, 2021

Netflix orders Tomb Raider & King Kong animes

Netflix and Legendary Television have announced two new anime series, the first based on Legendary’s Skull Island, home of King Kong, and the second on Square Enix’s Tomb Raider global video game franchise. Netflix and Legendary Television are also currently in production on the previously announced anime series Pacific Rim: The Black. Skull Island will […]

January 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare