Monthly Archives: January 2022

American Gaming Market Generates Record $60.4 billion in Spending

Big gaming turns out to be big money. The latest annual report on the US video games industry by The NPD Group shows record spending by Americans on video games with an 8% year-over-year increase from 2020.

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Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard for Almost $70 Billion (Updated)

One of the biggest publishers in gaming is now part of one of tech’s biggest conglomerates. After being mired deep in scandal for the last seven months, Activision Blizzard has been acquired by Microsoft for $68.7 billion in an all-cash deal.

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