Tencent has bought other game developers, so let’s see how big their collection is now

Yesterday, Tencent announced they will be buying UK game developer Sumo Digital, the people behind games like Crackdown 3, Team Sonic Racing and Sackboy: A Big Adventure. The deal is reportedly worth £ 919 million ($ 1.27 billion), and means Tencent will fully own the company.

This isn’t the first major acquisition made by a Chinese tech conglomerate, and I’m sure it’s not the last. But now is a good time as always to remind ourselves of how many Tencent gaming pies have thrown their thumbs up.

Nexus Mods no longer lets authors delete their files


Mega sport mod internet hosting website Nexus Mods have revealed extra details about their upcoming Collections function which they hope will make putting in mods a extra approachable expertise for customers. In anticipation of launching the Collections system, Nexus say that mods can no longer be fully deleted from the positioning. Instead, mod authors will be capable of archive files, although they’re going to nonetheless be downloadable by way of Collections that embody them. It’s a giant change, and Nexus have written a slightly lengthy publish (longer than this one) explaining the “how”s, “why”s, and “what now”s of the brand new system.