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Toys to games: How Mattel brings its brands to mobile

We speak to the firm's Jason Horowitz about seeking partnerships in the games industry

By James Batchelor

Horizon Zero Dawn: Critical Consensus

Guerrilla Games employs some familiar open-world tropes, but its visually spectacular new IP has emerged as an early contender for game of the year

By Matthew Handrahan

£900,000 investment enables US expansion for Dimensional Imaging

Motion and performance capture firm secures fresh funding from Percipient Capital

By James Batchelor

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Semi-finalists for $500,000 Developing Beyond competition revealed

Each of the six projects receive $15,000, three to receive $60,000 this July

Nintendo Switch thieves fired after launch units appear online

Employees of US distributor under investigation for stealing forthcoming Nintendo console

By James Batchelor

For Honor and Sniper Elite 4 top UK charts

Ubisoft secures first No.1 since The Division

By Christopher Dring

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Making a MMO in seven days

Among the Sleep developer Krillbite used SpatialOS to prototype a MMO in just a week.

SpatialOS in San Francisco - Improbable heads to GDC

Improbable to deliver impressive speaker line-up and new partner, program and product news at GDC.

Terraria passes 20 million sales

Re-Logic's five-year old hit has built success across ten platforms, selling 8.5m units in the last 18 months alone

Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve

Writer who worked on Portal series, Half-Life 2 Episodes has confirmed departure from company

By Brendan Sinclair

EA now offering Origin Access for $30 annually

Cost for membership has effectively been halved by the publisher

By James Brightman

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What developers can learn from PewDiePie

Weekly Recap: YouTube star's explanation for anti-Semitic jokes may be familiar to those who follow the AAA scene

By Brendan Sinclair

BFI Certification Unit joins Game Republic

Closer ties with North of England will help developers gain access to games tax breaks

Whatever happened to GameStop.co.uk?

Website disappears, so now is the time to speak to them

By Christopher Dring

London Games Festival unveils events line-up

eSports tournament, parade and the return of Dear Esther Live

By Christopher Dring

Pokémon Go Valentine's event fails to match Halloween boost

Latest promotion generates less than half the revenue, indicating continued decline

By James Batchelor

PewDiePie dropped by Maker & YouTube ad platform over antisemitic content

Update: PewDiePie calls out "old school media" for attempt to "decrease my influence and my economic worth"

By Matthew Handrahan

New York High Court to hear Lindsay Lohan appeal against GTA V ruling

Actress accuses Rockstar of using her likeness in the game, but the lawsuit was dismissed last year

Fig opens $500k "Finishing Fund" for successful campaigns

CEO Justin Bailey cites Steam Direct fee as a key use of $20,000+ contribution for devs with 1000 or more backers

By Matthew Handrahan

Reigns wins first Google Indie Games Contest

Causality and Battle of Polytopia are runners up after 1000 submissions whittled down to Top 10

By James Batchelor

Mobile games firm Storm8 lays off 130

More than half the studio's team has gone

By Christopher Dring

Indie future is unclear as Greenlight goes dark

Shuttering Greenlight was long overdue - but its replacement, Direct, is no panacea for problems facing digital storefronts

By Rob Fahey

Keywords Studios buys animation firm Spov for £1.2 million

Seventh acquisition in 12 months, with just over €20 million spent

Resident Evil 7 drives US software spending up 14% - NPD

Total industry sales dipped 4% overall thanks to a decline in hardware spending

By James Brightman

Ark: Survival Evolved sells 1 million on PS4

Sony port of Studio Wildcard's debut was best-selling game on PSN for December and January

By Brendan Sinclair

IMAX continues VR expansion, partners with HTC Vive and more

The company will open four new pilot IMAX VR centers in the coming months across the US and China

By James Brightman

Plays.tv secures $15m to grow games broadcasting platform

Investors include San Francisco 49ers, basketballer Jeremy Lin and a number of venture capital firms

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