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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

Humble Bundle has raised over $100m for charity

The pace of Humble Bundle community purchases has accelerated in the last few years

By James Brightman

"There's no better environment than AAA to develop your skills"

Playground Games' Nick Duncombe discusses the benefits of working at an established studio rather than forming your own ahead of his UKIE Careers Bar talk

By James Batchelor

LawBreakers' rocky launch "very humbling" - Bleszinski

Boss Key co-founder committed to growing PC and PS4 online shooter despite underwhelming initial results

By Brendan Sinclair

Destiny 2 has top console launch week of the year

Activision shares some performance markers from debut of Bungie's sci-fi shooter sequel

By Brendan Sinclair

Patreon reportedly valued at $450m

Crowdfunding platform is on course to pay content creators $150m by the end of 2017

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Enhancing games education

PlayStation's Luke Savage and Next Gen Skills Academy's Marcia Deakin discuss solutions to the skills gap

By James Batchelor

No VR for Star Wars Battlefront II but still "very important" for Criterion

UK studio says Rogue One demo "informed" Starfighter Assault mode, but sequel will not support virtual reality

By James Batchelor

Bungie promises deeper content vetting over Destiny 2 symbol

Bungie will conduct a process review after completely "scrubbing" the symbol from the game and promotional materials

By Matthew Handrahan

Rovio values itself at $1bn ahead of IPO

Mobile games giant sets preliminary price range at €10.25 to €11.50 per share, subscription begins next week

By James Batchelor

Record membership for Entertainment Retailers Association

Number of UK retailers signed up to trade body now 75% higher than 2008, the year Woolworths and Virgin closed

Campo Santo's DMCA strike against PewDiePie accepted by YouTube

Felix Kjellberg believes Campo Santo's position wouldn't "hold up in court" and amounts to abuse of the DMCA system

By Matthew Handrahan

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