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Grand Theft Auto V's endless success is the story of an era

Still topping charts four years after launch, GTAV is unprecedented - perhaps the first game to ever enter the public consciousness in this way

By Rob Fahey

Indie devs want a publisher "who actually seems to give a shit"

Mike Rose on the value of data and the personal touch in his new indie label, No More Robots

By James Batchelor

EA: Streaming plus subscription will be the great disruptor in gaming

"We do believe there's going to be more change in the next five years than there has been in the last 45," says Andrew Wilson

By James Brightman

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Danny Bilson to run USC film school's games division

Tracy Fullerton moves out of leadership role while the former THQ exec runs the games department

By James Brightman

Pokemon Go Fest attendees sue Niantic

Class-action suit filed by fans seeking reimbursement of travel costs to disappointing Chicago event

By Brendan Sinclair

Daniel Kaplan leaves Mojang for Coffee Stain

Mojang's first employee on his "emotional" decision to leave, and leading Coffee Stain's charge into the world of indie publishing

By Matthew Handrahan

PlayStation Plus fees going up in Europe, Australia

Starting August 31, Sony's prices for online play subscription service will jump as much as 33%

By Brendan Sinclair

BBC to broadcast Gfinity Elite Series

Six-week run on BBC Three is the BBC's first foray into esports coverage

AltspaceVR to close after lack of investor interest

Social space with 35k MAUs couldn't find a new investor amidst the "general slowness" of the VR market

By Matthew Handrahan

Capcom returned to profit in Q1

Cost reduction measures made the difference in a quiet quarter for game launches

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House Party removed from Steam for "pornographic" content

Update: One House Party storyline depicts a female character blackmailed using nude photos stolen from her camera

By Matthew Handrahan

Devcom is ready to fill the gap left by GDC Europe

Devcom's organisers on their "more holistic" and integrated approach to industry-focused conferences at Gamescom

By Matthew Handrahan

Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler to step down this year

"Today I'm announcing that we are beginning the search for Kickstarter's next CEO"

By Matthew Handrahan

Konami sees 38% games profit surge in Q1

Global rollout of Pro Evo 2017 on mobile boosted both revenue and profits in the first fiscal quarter

Tencent buys 9% of Frontier Developments

Chinese company will pay £17.7 million for newly issued shares, Frontier's market cap now above £200 million

By Matthew Handrahan

Live services power EA to Q1 growth

Publisher beats expectations with $1.425 billion in revenue, namechecks Battlefield 1, EA Sports Ultimate Team, The Sims 4

By Brendan Sinclair

"There's just no money in it anymore"

Gunmetal Arcadia and Super Win the Game developer J. Kyle Pittman explains why he's likely done with pixel-art platformers

By Brendan Sinclair

GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit Early Bird ends Monday

Gambitious is the latest company to join the event, that also includes Sega, Amazon AppStore, Nintendo, Sony XDev, Catalyst, Rising Star, Mercia and loads more

By GamesIndustry Staff

Western release considered for Assassin's Creed: Blood Sail

China-targeted MMO may go international as it ramps up brand's mobile assault

By GamesIndustry Staff

HTC targets first standalone Vive headset at China

Qualcomm mobile tech will allow new VR device to be "accessible to the masses in China"

By Matthew Handrahan

Overwatch League players to receive minimum $50k annual salary

$3.5 million in team bonuses available in Season 1, with $1 million of that total guaranteed to the winner

By Matthew Handrahan

Techland opens its own digital storefront

Gemly will feature exclusive content for its own games and those it publishes, as well as games from third-party publishers

By Matthew Handrahan

Walmart cancels SNES Classic preorders

Retailer says technical glitch resulted in website taking orders it shouldn't have; no word on future preorder plans

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo Switch annual forecast bumped up to 12m by Wedbush

Analyst Michael Pachter says Nintendo may be stockpiling "excess" units in preparation for the holiday season

By James Brightman

Niantic lays blame for Pokemon Go Fest problems

Developer puts worst connection problems at the feet of cell phone network providers, will continue running real-world events for fans

By Brendan Sinclair

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