FoxNext Games

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes National Geographic’s day at the winter 2018 TCA press tour, “9-1-1” getting renewed for a second season, Fox News launching a documentary series, FoxNext Games acquiring Cold Iron Studios and more.

Company

FoxNext oversees video gaming, location-based entertainment, and virtual and augmented reality productions across Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group. The division, which was just formed in January, announced its first acquisition: Aftershock, a leading creator of mobile games with studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco. With the acquisition, 21CF takes a big step into the video-gaming business, adding the development and distribution of new games to its successful portfolio of licensed games.