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Chinese Super League invests $15m in six-year video games deal

Developer Crazy Sports hopes football game revenues could reach $150m by 2020

By James Batchelor

Microsoft calls in Sega studio to revive another franchise with Age of Empires IV

Next instalment to be handled by Dawn of War dev Relic Entertainment, AoE II and III remasters also in the works

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Examining Xbox

Latest episode available to download now, discussing the challenges Microsoft faces with the Xbox One X launch

By James Batchelor

THQ Nordic acquires Black Forest Games

The 50-person German studio and its five founders will now work with THQ Nordic

By James Brightman

Chinese publishers ramping up global business - Report

App Annie says Chinese mobile game publisher revenues from overseas markets have doubled year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

Atomhawk opens new studio in Vancouver

British design services firm expands into Canada; new studio headed by creative director Maurice "Skip" Kimball

No more Mass Effect Andromeda single-player updates

EA says there will be no more patches for in-game story content, but multiplayer will see continued content updates

By Brendan Sinclair

"With $6m, you can compete with Call of Duty"

Devcom panel discusses the opportunities for smaller studios in the AAA market

By James Batchelor

Why Square Enix Collective is resurrecting Fear Effect

There are now two Fear Effect games coming to market 17 years after they were last seen

By Christopher Dring

Koch Media to publish Conan Exiles

Game will leave Early Access in early 2018, publisher to handle retail versions for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds hits 8 million sales

Bluehole's breakout hit will be published by Microsoft when it launches on Xbox this year

By Matthew Handrahan

HTC Vive receives $200/£150 price cut

Move follows Oculus price drop last month

By Christopher Dring

Sony “won't allow” cross-platform play for Ark: Survival Evolved

Platform holder still reluctant to allow PS4 players to engage online with Xbox One owners

By James Batchelor

Microsoft details over 100 Xbox One X 'enhanced' games

Plus a Project Scorpio edition of Xbox One X, and a Minecraft Xbox One S

By Christopher Dring

Atari sues over KitKat ad campaign

Company cites "plain and blatant" infringement in UK TV spot and social media ads recreating arcade classic Breakout with chocolate bars

By Brendan Sinclair

What happens when you turn a game into a concert?

Jessica Curry discusses the difference of interactivity in Dear Esther Live and assesses how the industry treats women two years after she stepped back

By Brendan Sinclair

Boxed release confirmed for Virtual Console's Pokémon Gold and Silver

Re-release of 1999 classic RPGs will be available at physical retail this September

By James Batchelor

New VR/AR publisher Big Immersive emerges from stealth

Firm has already published three titles, also seeking new games to sign

By James Batchelor

Valve clarifies Steam key 'crackdown'

Firm reiterates that unreasonable key requests will be declined

By James Batchelor

Kakao merges all games businesses into one

Kakao Games subsidiary merged into holding company, also named Kakao Games

By James Batchelor

Sony DADC moves into game peripherals with dreamGEAR

Supply chain firm launches consumer sales initiative and will bring US brand's products to Europe

Early Access sales helped We Happy Few dev Compulsion quintuple in size

Studio went from seven staff to 40, spends more than Kickstarter total every month

By James Batchelor

Kickstarter officially launching in Japan this September

Site will also launch Japanese version, allow local devs to use Japan-based bank accounts and identification

By James Batchelor

Nintendo Switch and Splatoon 2 lifts US games market in July

Sales for July up 19% as Splatoon 2 outsells Crash Bandicoot

By Christopher Dring

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