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Whatever happened to GameStop.co.uk?

Website disappears, so now is the time to speak to them

By Christopher Dring

London Games Festival unveils events line-up

eSports tournament, parade and the return of Dear Esther Live

By Christopher Dring

Pokémon Go Valentine's event fails to match Halloween boost

Latest promotion generates less than half the revenue, indicating continued decline

By James Batchelor

PewDiePie dropped by Maker & YouTube ad platform over antisemitic content

Update: PewDiePie calls out "old school media" for attempt to "decrease my influence and my economic worth"

By Matthew Handrahan

New York High Court to hear Lindsay Lohan appeal against GTA V ruling

Actress accuses Rockstar of using her likeness in the game, but the lawsuit was dismissed last year

Fig opens $500k "Finishing Fund" for successful campaigns

CEO Justin Bailey cites Steam Direct fee as a key use of $20,000+ contribution for devs with 1000 or more backers

By Matthew Handrahan

Reigns wins first Google Indie Games Contest

Causality and Battle of Polytopia are runners up after 1000 submissions whittled down to Top 10

By James Batchelor

Mobile games firm Storm8 lays off 130

More than half the studio's team has gone

By Christopher Dring

Indie future is unclear as Greenlight goes dark

Shuttering Greenlight was long overdue - but its replacement, Direct, is no panacea for problems facing digital storefronts

By Rob Fahey

Keywords Studios buys animation firm Spov for Ł1.2 million

Seventh acquisition in 12 months, with just over €20 million spent

Resident Evil 7 drives US software spending up 14% - NPD

Total industry sales dipped 4% overall thanks to a decline in hardware spending

By James Brightman

Ark: Survival Evolved sells 1 million on PS4

Sony port of Studio Wildcard's debut was best-selling game on PSN for December and January

By Brendan Sinclair

IMAX continues VR expansion, partners with HTC Vive and more

The company will open four new pilot IMAX VR centers in the coming months across the US and China

By James Brightman

Plays.tv secures $15m to grow games broadcasting platform

Investors include San Francisco 49ers, basketballer Jeremy Lin and a number of venture capital firms

Xsolla launches $30m investment fund for indies

The fund will focus on "the largely underserved independent game development and self-publishing sector"

By James Brightman

Snowprint picks up Black Anvil team

Wilhelm Österberg and devs from shuttered Wooga midcore team form new Berlin studio

By Brendan Sinclair

Smilegate opens European office to push Crossfire

eSports to be the main focus for the new division

By Christopher Dring

So you want to leave the games industry?

DICE and Rovio veteran Patrick Liu is no longer working in games. Here's his advice if you've thought about switching careers too

By Patrick Liu

Apocalypse Now dev raises target after Kickstarter failure

Erebus now calling for $5.9m via direct donation, despite only raising $173,000 with crowdfunding campaign

By James Batchelor

Dead by Daylight boosts Starbreeze revenue

Behaviour's horror title inspired 58% full year rise, Payday 3 in production as IP sales show decline

By Matthew Handrahan

Dean Hall to Bring Latest RocketWerkz Game to EGX Rezzed

Unannounced project will be playable on the show floor

NetEase game revenue topped $4 billion in 2016

Blizzard's Overwatch sold 5 million units, Chinese publisher says, setting a new record for "buy-to-play" in mainland China

By Matthew Handrahan

How to build a National Videogame Foundation

CEO Iain Simons on creating a cultural repository for games in the UK

By Iain Simons

Unreal Engine 4.15 adds native Switch support

The new build also offers HDR support, faster C++ compiling, VR editing improvements and more

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