Category: Publisher

Control Publisher Offers Puzzling ‘Explanation’ for PS5 Upgrade Snub
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Control Publisher Offers Puzzling ‘Explanation’ for PS5 Upgrade Snub

505 Games and Remedy Entertainment announced Control Ultimate Edition last week, featuring a free upgrade to an enhanced next-gen version on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Owners of the original game will not benefit from the upgrade path. 505 Games peddled an odd explanation for the decision, citing “blockers” that impeded its next-gen upgrade…

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Publisher engagement startup Insticator bets on commenting with Squawk-It acquisition
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Publisher engagement startup Insticator bets on commenting with Squawk-It acquisition

Insticator, a startup helping publishers add to their content elements like polls, quizzes and suggested story widgets, has made its first acquisition — a commenting platform called Squawk-It. Insticator CEO Zack Dugow said his platform benefits online publishers by keeping audiences engaged and bringing in new ad revenue (which is split between Insticator and the…

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