EA Stock Soars On Microsoft Buyout Rumors

Rumors can be powerful forces in the economy, as evidenced by an 8.1 percent rise in Electronic Arts stock today following unsubstantiated rumors that Microsoft was interested in buying the publisher out. » 9/23/09 5:40pm 9/23/09 5:40pm

Take-Two Settles Shareholder Lawsuit

Closing one of the last doors left over from last year's EA takeover bid, Take-Two Interactive has entered into an agreement to settle a shareholder lawsuit stemming from their failure to consider EA's offer. » 4/06/09 4:20pm 4/06/09 4:20pm

By The Way, Namco Bandai Owns (Most Of) D3

Last month, Namco Bandai announced plans to turn Puzzle Quest and Oneechanbara publisher D3Publisher into a subsidiary. Today, the plan went into action. » 3/17/09 8:00pm 3/17/09 8:00pm

Eidos Pencils In Square Enix Takeover For May

UK publisher Eidos has issue a timeline to its shareholders, indicating that if all goes as planned, Square Enix will take full ownership on May 6th. » 3/04/09 3:20pm 3/04/09 3:20pm

Square Enix Continues To Slowly Devour Eidos

Square Enix has scooped up another large chunk of Eidos Interactive stock as shareholder support continues to build for the proposed buyout of the Tomb Raider publisher. » 2/24/09 11:40am 2/24/09 11:40am

Namco Bandai Plans Buyout Of D3

First Square Enix announces its bid for Eidos, and now Namco Bandai reveals its intentions to purchase Japanese publisher D3, the parent company of Puzzle Quest's D3 Publisher. » 2/12/09 3:40pm 2/12/09 3:40pm

Eidos Stock Explodes In Wake Of Square Enix Bid

Shares of Eidos on the London Stock Exchange skyrocketed today, more than doubling following the announcement of a generous buyout bid by Japanese RPG giant Square Enix. » 2/12/09 11:40am 2/12/09 11:40am

Google Entering Game Industry Through Valve

So the folks at Forbes are thinking that Google could become a big name in the games industry, and now rumors are swirling about the internets that they are planning on doing just that in the way of all giant corporations with way too much money - buying someone else. In this case, the target is Valve, makers of… » 9/17/08 10:20am 9/17/08 10:20am