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What Theresa May's Brexit speech means for the UK games industry

Dr Jo Twist discusses what comes next for games as UKIE embarks on data gathering mission

By Jo Twist

Raw Data devs see arcades playing critical role in VR biz

Survios has already launched its popular VR title in 30 territories

By James Brightman

Ubisoft: “We're confident Nintendo can create a bridge between mobile and TV”

The publisher on the Switch price, the launch line-up, development challenges and why it doesn't have a new IP at launch

By Christopher Dring

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“The Global Game Jam is a counter-movement to increased nationalistic tendencies”

President and co-founder Gorm Lai discusses through the rise of GGJ, the benefits for participants and the need for better worldwide collaboration

By James Batchelor

HTC Vive pledges $10m to VR projects that “create positive impact and change”

Platform holder will support developers working on virtual reality games designed to raise awareness of poverty, famine, gender equality and more

By James Batchelor

Russian publishing giant Mail.ru acquires Warface from Crytek

Crytek will remain on development duties, while My.com (owned by Mail.ru) will handle European and US publishing duties

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Cool innovations that are already happening in SpatialOS

Thousands of AI enemies battling for territory with or without player intervention.

What the Worlds Adrift trailer shows about SpatialOS

Bringing massive-scale distributed physics to a persistent MMO world.

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast returns, first episode available now

Dan and James are joined by FuturLab's Kirsty Rigden to discuss virtual reality in the year ahead as well as the tech's future applications beyond games

By James Batchelor

EA confirms that it will not have an E3 booth again

EA Play show moves to Hollywood Palladium, takes place right before E3 Expo

By James Brightman

Ubisoft picks up Guitar Hero Live studio FreeStyleGames

The developer will be rebranded as Ubisoft Leamington

By James Brightman

PlayStation VR Worlds creative director joins Conspexit

Russell Harding will now help the London startup empower people with visual impairments

By James Brightman

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Outfit7 purchased by Chinese firm for €1 billion - Report

The Talking Tom developer reportedly has been acquired by Chinese chemical firm Zhejiang Jinke Entertainment Culture

By James Brightman

“Making a world-class game, but from India - that's the number one goal”

June Software CEO Roby John on the importance of technology to building success in both India and around the world

By Matthew Handrahan

Ex-Techland COO founds Strange New Things in Wroclaw, Poland

Pawel Zawodny joined by team from CD Projekt Red, Techland, IO Interactive

By Dan Pearson

Indie publisher IMGN.Pro offering $50k Publishing contract in mod competition

Build a game or mod inspired by slo-mo shooter SUPERHOT to win

Why Rovio London won't release a game until 2019

Head of studio Mark Sorrell talks us through the Angry Birds firm's strategy for its newest studio - and why the team isn't getting its hands on mobile's biggest IP

By James Batchelor

Oculus moving to IARC age ratings

VR store will require body's certificates for all releases

Facebook could invest another $3 billion in VR over the next decade

ZeniMax vs. Oculus trial reveals Mark Zuckerberg's shifting expectations: "These things end up being more complex than you think up front"

By Matthew Handrahan

Unity hires Bungie veteran as new graphics director

Natalya Tatarchuk worked on Destiny, Halo: ODST and Halo: Reach

GAME Christmas sales dip due to 'lower than expected' demand for Q4 game launches

20 more Belong stores announced, while Nintendo Switch pre-orders are 'strong'

By Christopher Dring

Wizards of the Coast opens Digital Games Studio

Team will work with the company's IP, team includes veterans of Valve, Bioware and Cryptic

Microsoft buys Simplygon

The acquisition "will strengthen our position in 3D creation, making it easier to capture, create and share in 3D," says MS

By James Brightman

Brexit leads to iOS App Store price jump

Apple raising prices by just under 25% to account for pound's depreciation since vote to leave the EU

By James Batchelor

Reboot Develop details biggest ever show for 2017

15% discount on tickets for GI readers until January 27

By Dan Pearson

What does a mature market look like in mobile?

App Annie touts explosive mobile growth in 2016, says revenue per user for top games jumped dramatically last year

By Brendan Sinclair

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