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IGN Entertainment buys GamesIndustry, RockPaperShotgun, other Gamer Network outlets

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IGN Entertainment has also laid off an undisclosed number of Gamer Network workers in the UK.

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Mike Ybarra exits Blizzard Entertainment after Microsoft layoffs

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Blizzard Entertainment president Mike Ybarra says it's now time for him to once again be "Blizzard's biggest fan from the outside." "

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Jim Ryan is retiring from Sony Interactive Entertainment

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After 30 years with Sony and 4 years as the boss of PlayStation, Jim Ryan is stepping down as CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment.

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John Hight leaves Blizzard Entertainment

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John Hight has left Blizzard Entertainment after being with the company for over a decade. Hight, who joined Blizzard in 2011, announced the news on social media in which he shared he is "excited to explore new opportunities." After 12 incredible years at Blizzard, I've decided to step away and start a new quest," Hight wrote. "It

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How acquiring Shiver Entertainment helps Nintendo navigate its next-generation transition

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Nintendo’s acquisition of Shiver Entertainment could make for a potent weapon to help it navigate its next-gen transition.

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Relic Entertainment partners with investment firm

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Relic Entertainment has partnered with UK-based investment firm Emona Capital to become fully independent after being sold by Sega in March. As reported by Game Developer , the studio has secured funding to stay independent through Emona Capital.

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City State Entertainment is now Unchained Entertainment

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Sign up for the GI Daily here to get the biggest news straight to your inbox City State Entertainment has rebranded into Unchained Entertainment. Founded in 2011 and based in Virginia, the company is overseen by Mark Jacobs. Read more