Exclusive

16 Is mobile success now impossible for small developers?

Opinion 2 days ago Enormous budgets at the top end don't have to mean the end of the dream for everyone else

Exclusive

Reboot Develop posts final speaker list

3 days ago 10% off regular ticket prices for GI readers until March 30

Exclusive

Former Disney execs "democratizing doing good"

3 days ago Tom Kang, John Pleasants leading new mobile publisher dedicated to empowering players to help global causes

Exclusive

3 "You have to trust your game, and trust the people to find it"

2 days ago Kuju Entertainment takes its first step into the world of publishing

Exclusive

10 Capitalism killing games and the world - Lanning

3 days ago Oddworld founder despises growth models but is encouraged by the indie scene and rise of digital distribution

OSVR signs up leading universities for Academia program

3 days ago Some of the top research institutions will be able to experiment with design for VR experiences

Take part in the
GamesIndustry community

Get started

Recent Articles

2 The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed until 2016

1 days ago Producer also confirms the game won't appear at E3

Valve promises free Vive VR dev kits

2 days ago Developers "big and small" can apply for the HTC headset

Yokai Watch franchise sells 7 million

2 days ago Publisher Level-5 confirms 3DS title success

SpecialEffect's GameBlast raises 120K

2 days ago "Everyone who contributed will make a massive difference"

Watch Oculus VR at Facebook F8

2 days ago Missed the live stream? Catch up on Michael Abrash's keynote right here

2 Steam data reveals impact of Discovery update

2 days ago More games reaching more customers, more often

GameStop annual sales up slightly to $9.3 billion

2 days ago Specialty chain projects modest growth potential for 2015 campaign, will more than double its non-gaming storefronts

Jobs

Brave Frontier publisher Gumi cuts 11% of staff following IPO

2 days ago Gumi hasn't had as much success outside of Japan as it expected, CEO not to receive pay for six months

1 Supercell at the Super Bowl

2 days ago "It wasn't about getting our game in front of however many millions of eyeballs"

Jobs

Smite developer to expand HQ with new eSports studio

3 days ago Atlanta-based Hi-Rez Studios looking to grow headcount by 50 positions this year

Scopely partners with Kung Fu Factory

3 days ago Adventure Time Card Wars developer signs multi-year deal

Secondary schools in NI to receive free copies of Minecraft

3 days ago Educational version of Mojang's blockbuster going to 200 schools

Telecomms minister pledges support for Lebanon's games industry

3 days ago "Words are no longer enough" in the race to be the MENA region's leading market and industry for games

1 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is Japan's #1

4 days ago Resident Evil Revelations 2 sells 11,5731 on PS3 and PS4

February's digital console sales drop 3.7%

4 days ago Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare tops Superdata's digital revenue chart; Evolve debuts at fifth overall

1 Microsoft preps free-to-play Halo Online

4 days ago Saber Interactive PC game entering closed beta test in Russia

Minecraft lead dev joins Stugan accelerator program

4 days ago Jens Bergensten and others to help mentor a new generation of developers

Exclusive

1 "It's Open Season for Premium Creators" - Badland dev

Opinion 4 days ago Frogmind's COO shares his learnings on how to leverage a competitive multiplatform landscape

Exclusive

Greg Zeschuk: From burnout to beer and playgrounds

4 days ago "We're creating this generation of digital natives where they're so stuck to screens, and I'd like to help figure out ways to prevent that."

Report: Google to relaunch YouTube Live with eSports focus

Rumour 4 days ago Tech giant takes new approach after Twitch buyout falls through

3 Sony's US Bloodborne trademark expired on launch day

4 days ago Corporation files for extension after mix-up

1 Clash of Clans, Hay Day help Supercell double profits in 2014

5 days ago Finnish mobile powerhouse has been gaining momentum as its revenues tripled over the last year

Itch.io lets developers dictate revenue share

5 days ago Indie game marketplace introduces "open revenue sharing," pledges to put money raised back into the storefront

11 Critical Consensus: Bloodborne is the first great PS4 exclusive

5 days ago From Software's latest has the critics saucer-eyed with admiration - the stream of 9s and 10s starts here

Jobs

Razer adds to its board

5 days ago Angel investor Koh Boon Hwee has joined the gaming accessories company

Exclusive

2 Free-to-play format still evolving - Schubert

5 days ago Ex-Star Wars: The Old Republic lead designer says customers will drive devs to adopt a more effective billing model

Twitch suffers security breach

5 days ago Streaming service warns users that phone numbers, home addresses, other info may have been compromised

Exclusive

1 Improbable scores $20m investment from Andreessen Horowitz

5 days ago Partner Chris Dixon joins board at tech company

Game Digital CFO steps down after a flat six-months

5 days ago Benedict Smith will leave in July, six-month revenue and profits slightly down versus last year

H1Z1 hits 1 million Early Access sales

5 days ago The Daybreak Game Company has justified the decision to go indie

8 Lilith Games suing uCool over cloning

6 days ago Says Heroes Charge is "identical to Soul Clash"

1 Mike Bithell's golden rules for media

6 days ago Volume, Thomas Was Alone designer offers up advice to indies who haven't had any media training

Jobs

New chief commercial officer for European Games Group

6 days ago Andreas Peltret promoted at German publisher

Jobs

4 Sony's Evolution confirms layoffs

6 days ago Update: Sources say 55 people cut at DriveClub studio

9 Iwata takes issue with "insincerity" of free-to-play

6 days ago Nintendo president worries about undermining value of content, but says "free-to-start" can co-exist with packaged retail games

Exclusive

5 Step into the Arena

6 days ago Gfinity boss Neville Upton talks us through his plans for the UK's first dedicated eSports venue

29 This console cycle could be the last- Twitch CEO

6 days ago Emmett Shear expects Microsoft, Sony to move closer to frequent upgrade loops of tablets and phones

Exclusive

11 "I don't believe the killer app for VR is going to be shooting"

6 days ago Papo & Yo developer Vander Caballero says he's betting it all on virtual reality, starting with Time Machine

Battlefield Hardline is number one in the UK

6 days ago But EA's delayed shooter didn't outperform Battlefield 4

505 Games stock sale values Starbreeze at $187 million

6 days ago Payday publisher acquires 2.37 per cent for $5 million, commits to two more years of co-funding the series' development

Android CPI back above iOS

6 days ago Both platforms hover around $1, but Android cost has halved in a year

Disney Tsum Tsum has reached $300 million in revenue

6 days ago And it's largely thanks to the reach of Line's mobile messaging service

2 Konami wants new blood to lead next Metal Gear

9 days ago Hideo Kojima says he will see The Phantom Pain through to the end as publisher commits to continuing franchise

Valve Vive will have "slightly higher price point"

9 days ago HTC head of marketing Jeff Gattis hints at premium price for VR headset

Exclusive

5 Mobile budgets will go console crazy

9 days ago Hammer & Chisel founder Jason Citron sees maturing mobile market leading to the same problems home systems have dealt with for years

EGX 2015 tickets are now on sale

9 days ago The UK's largest game event moves to Birmingham

2 Sega's mobile hits inspire a shift in strategy

9 days ago With the publisher earning millions every month, the next fiscal year will see the rapid expansion of its mobile lineup

Exclusive

5 “I couldn't even guarantee you a 10% chance of a hit anymore” - Capps

9 days ago Former Epic president on the massive difficulties in development today and why he happily spoke at Unity's GDC presentation

Exclusive

26 Xbox For Sale - the rumours just won't quit

Opinion 9 days ago Microsoft is said to still be seeking a buyer, but who's in the market?

4 Valve: “If there's something useful, we'll give it away"

10 days ago Gabe Newell on making sure that the PC ecosystem thrives

11 Hideo Kojima removed from Metal Gear marketing

10 days ago [UPDATE] Fallout between Konami and Kojima Productions reportedly has developer departing after completion of Metal Gear Solid V

Jobs

Gree appoints Vice President of RPGs

10 days ago Former Kabam exec Keith Kawahata will now lead the growth of Gree's Western portfolio

Exclusive

10 "Nintendo will be another titan in the mobile game industry"

10 days ago The mobile industry reacts with enthusiasm and optimism to Nintendo's huge news this week

Exclusive

Japan: Mobile game marketing reaches new heights

10 days ago Huge outdoor and TV campaigns have become essential for mobile game launches in Japan; success in this field has never been so expensive

Annual Rovio EBIT down 73% as merchandising falters

10 days ago Games income growing but consumer products plummets

Exclusive

1 Diablo III: We learnt a lot of things the hard way

10 days ago Game director Josh Mosqueira on the living legacy that is Blizzard's Diablo

10 Free Windows 10 for pirates

11 days ago "We believe customers over time will realise the value of properly licensing Windows"

Yakuza 0 dominates Japanese chart

11 days ago 240,000 copies sold in first week

Jobs

Perfect World cuts staff - Report

11 days ago Cryptic subsidiary loses 18 people as ex-employee describes "slaughter" at parent company

Jobs

Crowfall studio appoints new director of community management

11 days ago Valerie “Pann” Massey swaps CCP for Artcraft

1 Nintendo, not DeNA, to "mainly" handle mobile development - Iwata

11 days ago Satoru Iwata clarifies who's making Nintendo's mobile games and affirms that they may act as a bridge to dedicated game systems

3 "World's first" wearable games studio launches

11 days ago “We're striving to perfect the wearable gameplay experience”

Jobs

New VP, creative director for Humble Bundle

11 days ago Former Infinity Ward creative strategist Robert Bowling joins company

1 EGX Rezzed draws 12,000 attendees

11 days ago Gamer Network declares last week's London expo a success, begins ramp-up for September's EGX 2015

Minecraft: 4.3 billion monthly YouTube views and counting

11 days ago Newzoo report shows big game brands continue to dominate on YouTube

1 UK industry welcomes budget funding

11 days ago TIGA and UKIE praise 8 million injection to skills and prototyping

Exclusive

14 Why is the Grand Theft Auto CEO also chairman of the ESRB?

Opinion 11 days ago Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick's role undermines the perceived independence crucial to the US ratings board's legitimacy

Jobs

1 Danish studio Full Control to cease production

11 days ago "The release of Space Hulk: Ascension will be our last" says CEO

Tencent profits at $4bn for 2014, up 53% year-on-year

11 days ago Margins and revenues rise in both annual and quarterly reports

1 PS Now closed beta will start in the UK this spring

11 days ago Subscribers to PS Plus are eligible for free trial, experimental pricing to be introduced in due course

Elder Scrolls Online goes subscription-free

11 days ago Bethesda's MMO succumbs to financial pressures in advance of console launches

Steam Curators now required to disclose endorsements

11 days ago Valve has made what was initially a guideline an official part of its subscriber agreement

Jobs

Chillingo looks to China with Shanghai office

11 days ago Happy Fish Games will be Chillingo China's first client

Exclusive

5 Nintendo/DeNA: The Best of Both Worlds?

Opinion 11 days ago Nintendo IP on smartphones could hardly be more cautious; the endgame is still dedicated hardware

Exclusive

1 The Year of the Sheep, the Day of the Cat

11 days ago A belated Happy Chinese New Year from Shintaro Kanaoya

Nintendo and DeNA have been talking since 2010

12 days ago DeNA West CEO Shintaro Asako believes his company can reach 100 million daily active users with Nintendo's IP

Jobs

Arkadium names Jessica Rovello CEO

12 days ago Co-founder and chairman of the board takes on new duties as former CEO Kenny Rosenblatt stays on as president

Twitter tweaks harassment reporting

12 days ago Victims of abuse can now be sent email summaries to aid law enforcement efforts

1 Nintendo's stock is soaring

12 days ago Investors clearly quite pleased with the company's decision to team with DeNA on mobile development

Exclusive

20 Roundtable: Is Nintendo's mobile move a smart play?

Opinion 12 days ago The GamesIndustry team discusses the strategy and implications of the landmark deal with DeNA

2 ESRB expanding to mobile, digital platforms

12 days ago ESRB and rest of the International Age Rating Coalition (IARC) will bring global game ratings to Google Play, consoles and more

TribePlay becomes Dr. Panda

12 days ago Educational developer hits 40m installs, changes name

Heavy spending sees Gfinity book 1.4m loss over 6 months

12 days ago Company performance in line with expectations as it prepares for launch of UK's first dedicated eSports arena

Daylight Studios raises funding for new publishing arm

12 days ago Singaporean company will bring development experience to Southeast Asian mobile publishing

20 Nintendo moving to mobile with DeNA, announces new hardware

12 days ago Iwata says new "NX" hardware is proof of commitment to dedicated devices

2 New indie studio Rhizome Games launches in Scotland

12 days ago Pete Low, Shaun Campbell and Tom Gane plan first game for summer

Jobs

3 Call of Duty 4 lead designer returns to Infinity Ward

13 days ago Todd Alderman signs back on with studio as executive producer Mark Rubin departs

Game Connection America 2015 attendance up 60%

13 days ago GDC-adjacent event finishes week with sell-out show boasting 2,700 attendees and 247 exhibitors

Exclusive

2 Vainglory aims to be "caricature anti-monetizer"

13 days ago Super Evil Megacorp COO Kristian Segerstrale on free-to-play and the unhealthy "industry obsession" with top grossing app charts

Exclusive

"Like a spark thrown into a barrel of explosives"

13 days ago 11 bit's Pawel Miechowski describes the studio's move from successful tower defense series Anomaly to make This War of Mine

GTA V is the UK's number one... again

13 days ago New editions of DMC and Sniper Elite 3 were the only new entries in the top ten

3 Steam reaches 9m concurrent users despite service issues

13 days ago Valve's Erik Johnson acknowledges it "has to do better" at addressing customer problems

Dragon Age: Inquisition named GOTY at SXSW Interactive

13 days ago Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor and Hearthstone also take home major honours

2 Reloaded Games has acquired Hawken

13 days ago Free-to-play mech game joins APB: Reloaded after months of silence