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Toys R Us files for bankruptcy

Retailer voluntarily seeks Chapter 11 protection, intends to continue business as normal during process

By Brendan Sinclair

Angry Birds signs deal as new sponsor in English Premier League

Developer Rovio Entertainment describes deal as the “logical continuation” for the global brand

How to launch a mobile game in multiple countries

Tappx CMO Ignasi Prat offers advice to developers hoping to release their app in as many markets as possible

By James Batchelor

Nintendo shares riding nine-year high

Stock price closes the day up 7% as Switch maker tests heights not seen since the Wii's heyday, considers Chinese expansion

By Brendan Sinclair

Destiny 2: Critical Consensus

The next chapter in Bungie's 10-year opus has been warmly received, but critics still reserved about how it will evolve

By James Batchelor

Error leads to Fortnite cross-platform play between Xbox and Playstation

Issue fixed but Xbox head “would have liked to see them leave it on”

By Haydn Taylor

Mail.ru Games Ventures invests €800K in Panzerdog

Finnish-Russian startup receives the $100 million fund's first investment

Reality Gaming Group secures $3.5m via ICO

Funds from token sale will be used to develop augmented reality mobile FPS

By James Batchelor

App Annie adds Chinese Android market to metrics

Firm now able to offer insights into top apps from world's largest games market

Atari and Fig strike two-game deal

Fig offers community support on Atari's promised new IP and “beloved” classic reboot

By Haydn Taylor

Automaton secures $10m for Improbable-powered survival game

New UK studio aims to enable 1,000 players to battle in a 12km square arena

By James Batchelor

Riot Games will donate 25% of revenue from new Hero to charity

Riot will match the amount with its own money, and split the proceeds between three charities

Niantic: "AR is not just visual"

Pokémon Go developer suggests that audio will play a vital role in the design of its next game

By Matthew Handrahan

Free UK guide to financers now available

Fundamentally Games releases The Financers List, encompassing everything from venture capital to government grants

By James Batchelor

Keywords six-month profit increased 60%

Revenue increased 50% year-on-year in a strong H1 for the production services firm

Nintendo spent an estimated $4.5m on TV ads in August - Report

According to iSpot.tv Nintendo outspent other video game brands during the month to promote the new-look 2DS XL

By James Brightman

Bossa hires Half-Life, Portal writer Chet Faliszek

Celebrated scribe joins quirky London studio after $10m investment

By James Batchelor

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive launches in China

Valve has teamed up once again with publisher Perfect World

By Haydn Taylor

IGDA names Jen MacLean interim executive director

Former 38 Studios CEO and IGDA Foundation managing director takes the helm during organization's leadership search

By Brendan Sinclair

Disruptor Beam: Big name IP is about player retention, not acquisition

CEO Jon Radoff shares takeaways from making mobile games for Star Trek, Game of Thrones, and The Walking Dead

By Brendan Sinclair

How Misfits went from League of Legends minnows to the World Championship

Team manager Joe Elouassi on managing burnout, the Overwatch League, and esports becoming an Olympic event

By Matt Suckley

Jobs roundup: Twitch switch for Wargaming's Rahim Attaba

Telltale names its new CEO, Naughty Dog loses Bruce Straley, Pokémon promotes Dinsey and more

By James Batchelor

Divinity: Original Sin 2 close to 500,000 sales in 4 days

Larian's sequel has comfortably outperformed the first game in commercial terms

By Matthew Handrahan

Gearbox has stopped working on Battleborn updates

The servers will keep running, but creative director Randy Varnell will now move over to the new Borderlands game

By Matthew Handrahan

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