Sections

GameStop holiday sales jump 11%

Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X drive hardware sales up 38%; used game sales down 8% as customer spending shifts to new games, collectibles

By Brendan Sinclair

Media Training for Beginners

Insomniac's Ryan Schneider shares tips for devs to make the most of their press interviews, from proper preparation to spotting gotcha questions

By Ryan Schneider

PlayStation 4 outsold by Xbox One last month in North America

Nintendo Switch shifts most units overall, says Xbox marketing head

By Haydn Taylor

Activision-Hasbro deal expires, Transformers games pulled from digital stores

War for Cybertron, Transformers Devastation and more no longer available to buy as download

By James Batchelor

Activision closes only North American distribution centre

Publisher claims decision is unrelated to steady rise of digital sales

By Haydn Taylor

Writers Guild Awards 2018: Video game writing nominations announced

Madden NFL 18 and mobile game Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow among nominees

Spanish government confirms €6.5m grant for indie devs

More funding available following news that €2m grant had been scrapped, reviving a market that lost 30 studios last year

By James Batchelor

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sells three million units on Xbox One

Battle royale game proves successful despite being plagued by bugs and technical issues

By Haydn Taylor

Japan's return to growth is good news for everyone

After a decade of decline, Japan's console market growth challenges the long-standing idea that the smartphone sector was responsible for its woes in the first place

By Rob Fahey

Google to monitor popular YouTube channels - Report

After dropping another big YouTuber over controversy, company will begin vetting content in Google Preferred advertiser program

By Brendan Sinclair

Paradox buys stake in Hardsuit Labs

PC strategy publisher acquires one-third of Seattle-based Blacklight: Retribution studio for $2 million

By Brendan Sinclair

"We don't need to make the buffet anymore"

Typhoon Studios founder Alex Hutchinson says the way for small teams to compete with AAA is to focus on one aspect of the experience

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayStack launches new marketing and user acquisition fund

The games publisher and investor sets out its vision to 'fix' the games industry

By Christopher Dring

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds most covered game in December 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II knocked from top spot as PUBG enjoys official console and Xbox launch

By Haydn Taylor

Video games crowdfunding raised $25m in 2017

ICO Partners estimates show only three projects raised more than $1m last year

By James Batchelor

Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling games console in France

French MD reveals Amiibo and software sales figures in new interview

By Christopher Dring

TIGA publishes guide to forthcoming changes in data protection law

The General Data Protection Regulation to replace the Data Protection Act on May 25

By Haydn Taylor

GAME sales up over 5% during Christmas

Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One X the key sales drivers

By Christopher Dring

Steam saw more than 7,600 games debut in 2017 - SteamSpy

Tracking site finds 53% year-over-year jump in release numbers, slowing rate of growth for online storefront

By Brendan Sinclair

Three reasons to soft launch your mobile game

Tappx CMO Ignasi Prat discusses the importance of rolling our your app to a few select markets before worldwide release

By Ignasi Prat

Japanese console market spikes for the first time in 11 years

Nintendo Switch and PS4 drive hardware sales up 73% year on year

By James Batchelor

NSPCC and Aardman partner for mobile game to protect kids from sexual abuse

Playtime with Pantosaurus teaches children how to keep themselves safe as part of wider PANTS campaign

Subscribe to the GamesIndustry.biz Newsletters