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Tim Sweeney to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC

The Epic Games founder has had a huge impact as the main architect of the first-generation Unreal Engine

By James Brightman

Outfit7 purchased by Asian consortium for $1 billion

UPDATE: The Talking Tom developer has confirmed its acquisiton

By James Brightman

Nintendo Switch to sell 40m units by 2020 - DFC

Research firm sees hybrid as "compelling" hardware that could reach a larger addressable market

By James Brightman

Bandai Namco teams up with London boys school on games education project

Two week project challenges upper school children to develop and create their own game idea and character

How to handle a data hack

In light of some recent high profile hacks, Cyber security and data privacy lawyer Stefano Debolini from the games legal firm Sheridans explains what you need to be aware of if it happens to you and how you can avoid it.

By Stefano Debolini

Bigger brands, subscriptions and eSports: What to expect on mobile in 2017

Storm8's Terence Fung shares his predictions on how the games market on smart devices will change in the year ahead

By James Batchelor

UK games industry survives Brexit threat - but for how long?

Weekly Roundup: Investment in the country continues at a rapid pace, but concerns over creative talent is rising

By Christopher Dring

The Games Industry Reacts: Should we be doing more to solve real world issues?

Have your say: The World Economic Forum called on Pokémon Go and virtual reality to raise awareness of its goals, but is there more developers and publishers could be doing?

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: First impressions of Nintendo Switch

Experts from publishing, retail and the media share their experiences with Nintendo's latest console, episode available to download now

By James Batchelor

Tehran to host Iran's first industry B2B conference

Tehran Game Convention taking place April 29-30

Switch's challenge is unique software, not PS4 competition

Asking why people would buy a Switch over a PS4 is the wrong question; we should ask why PS4 owners would also want to own a Switch

By Rob Fahey

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Battlefield 1 lead 2016 US game sales - NPD

The industry saw sales slump by 15% in December, according to the data firm

By James Brightman

Portal designer Kim Swift hired as design director at EA's Motive Studios

"I could not be more excited to welcome an all-star like Kim," says GM Jade Raymond

By James Brightman

Did Nintendo download a Mario ROM and sell it back to us?

Video: Eurogamer's Chris Bratt investigates a bizarre story of self-piracy

Valve, CCP and Team17 add core slant to Casual Connect Europe

Next month's event will also host GREE's Andrew Sheppard, Square Enix Montreal's Patrick Naud and King VP Stephen Jarrett

By Matthew Handrahan

Unity Hires Dave Rhodes as Chief Revenue Officer

Rhodes was Executive Vice President at Paradigm and President of the Americas and Worldwide Engineering Services Sales at Autodesk

A whole new battlefield: Why Creative Assembly wanted to make Halo Wars 2

UK studio targeted console development to win over a new generation of RTS players

By Christopher Dring

Fig secures $7.84m in Series A financing

Investors led by Spark Capital and Greycroft, funds will increase the number of projects the crowdfunding platform can host

Fox creates new video games division: FoxNext

New division will also handle location-based entertainment, VR and AR

By Christopher Dring

Details emerge of Playdead split

Dispute between founders lead to payout of €7.2m for departing Dino Patti

By Dan Pearson

“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

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

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

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

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