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Firewatch dev starting his own studio

Ex-Campo Santo designer Nels Anderson launches Caledonia "to make a sweet video game"

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft management gets big support as Vivendi threat looms

"We are delighted with the massive support of shareholders, which strengthens our determination and ability to defend the interests of all shareholders"

By James Brightman

GamesIndustry.biz's Best Places to Work Awards: In Pictures

If you missed the event, here are photos to celebrate our first ever Best Places to Work Awards

By James Brightman

Nintendo adds 2-step verification option

Switch maker introduces industry standard security functionality for Nintendo Account systems

Rich Vogel joins Certain Affinity

Former Bethesda, BioWare executive signs on board Austin studio as it preps new games-as-a-service projects

By Brendan Sinclair

Taking the Bait: How to survive the VR market

Tommy Palm shares takeaways from possibly the most popular VR game ever, and how retention can help VR studios endure the market's growing pains

By Brendan Sinclair

PUBG devs call out Epic over Fortnite Battle Royale mode

"This was never discussed with us and we don't feel that it's right," says head of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds dev Bluehole

By Brendan Sinclair

How to avoid a bad investor

Financial experts discuss the warning signs developers should look out for during the GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit

By James Batchelor

Bazalgette Review proposes 23.7m extension to UK Games Fund

Independent study calls for higher government funding to prevent losing talent overseas

By James Batchelor

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle outsells all non-Nintendo Switch games

Ubisoft crossover dominates within just a month of its release, Nintendo publishing in Japan and South Korea

By James Batchelor

One Gamer Fund unites seven charities under one banner

“Seven charities combined into a Voltron of altruism," including AbleGamers, Child's Play and Take This

By Matthew Handrahan

Square Enix targets games-as-a-service, esports and higher digital sales

One in five copies of Final Fantasy XV sold in North America were downloads, almost one in three for Nier Automata worldwide

By James Batchelor

Starbreeze up-lists to Nasdaq Stockholm

Leaving First North Premier exchange will increase its reach with potential investors

By Matthew Handrahan

Blizzard knuckles down on community as Valve fiddles

A few graphs won't fix review bombing and abuse; if Valve wants tips, it could look to the tough decisions and hard work Blizzard is doing on Overwatch

By Rob Fahey

HTC Vive giving devs 100% of Viveport revenue for holidays

Company also increasing rev share on Viveport Arcade Manager and leading $4m investment into VRChat

By James Brightman

Overwatch permanent bans begin next week

Starting September 27, players who accrue three seasonal bans will be forever barred from Competitive Play mode

Ukie unveils new plan to boost West Midlands games sector

A two-year funded program will be put in place thanks to Coventry and Warwickshire LEP

By James Brightman

Mira receives another $1 million towards AR headset

Total investment into the startup sits at $2.5 million as development kits start to ship

By Haydn Taylor

"Crowdfunding is the single hardest way to raise money"

Altara Games' Ella Romanos warns that while crowdfunding endures, the bubble has burst - and the potential for cryptocurrency fundraising is still uncertain

By James Batchelor

"We're in danger of talking ourselves out of VR and AR"

A GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit panel discussed the need for patience among UK investors, and the earning potential of serious VR games for developers

By Matthew Handrahan

FTC clarifies influencer guidelines

Federal Trade Commission warns that platforms' built-in disclosure methods aren't sufficient, reviews of products given for free must be marked as ads

By Brendan Sinclair

UKIE refreshes parental advice site AskAboutGames in renewed VSC deal

Long-serving journalist Will Freeman hired as editor, year of new activities planned

Flappy Bird will die with iOS11

Developer of the wildly successful app confirms he will not update the game to run on a 64-bit system

By Haydn Taylor

Slightly Mad CEO all but confirms six-year Fast & Furious deal

Ian Bell lets slips UK racing studio's plans after this week's Project Cars 2 launch

By James Batchelor

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