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Square Enix development veterans depart

Isamu Kamikokuryo leaves, Yoshinori Yamagishi to lead development of VR MMO for Monobit

By Christopher Dring

We're thinking about games wrong

Nicholas Laborde, CEO of Raconteur Games, challenges developers to create games that make the world a better place

By Nicholas Laborde

The 100 most influential people in the British games industry

After months of nominations, voting and interviews, here is the GamesIndustry.biz 100, in association with Amiqus

By Christopher Dring

Making games is the new "Starting a band"

Spiderweb Software's Jeff Vogel thinks indie scene has stabilized with creation being a hobby for the young more commonly than a career

By Brendan Sinclair

BAFTA-winning Brenda Romero: “We need to expand the range of voices making games”

Long-running games designer advocates teaching kids to code, broadening the scope of development and learning from board games

By James Batchelor

Harmonix lays off 17

Rhythm game developer restructures "to align with our current and anticipated development needs"

By Brendan Sinclair

"We're in a start-up phase"

Thalita Malago, General Secretary of Italian trade body AESVI, maps out a nascent industry

By Dan Pearson

The dangers of passion projects: Staying sane in indie development

Limit Theory developer Josh Parnell opens up about life as an indie and facing mental health problems

By Oliver Milne

Redefining community management for games-as-a-service

Rebecca Ford's multifaceted job at Warframe studio Digital Extremes underscores one of the industry's most dramatically changing roles

By Brendan Sinclair

Uncharted 4 animator: Mass Effect shows "AAA games can't skimp on animation"

Jonathan Cooper also says abuse of female EA employee was "despicable"

By James Batchelor

How can we solve Nintendo Switch's cartridge cost quandary?

Developers are being unintentionally pushed towards digital

By Christopher Dring

Kickstarter reaches 10,000 funded games

A total of $613 million has been pledged by 2.46 million people

Playtonic removes controversial YouTuber JonTron from Yooka-Laylee

“We do not endorse or support JonTron's personal viewpoints”

By Christopher Dring

Game developers who run together, succeed together

Fostering a culture of exercise at your studio can lead to happier, healthier people who are more productive

By Scott Jones

Bloodstained drops Wii U version for Switch

Refunds offered for some backers of Koji Igarashi's Kickstarted Metroidvania game

How to get the most out of a games convention

Road to Rezzed: PR execs share their tips on dealing with press, consumers and making your booth sing

By Christopher Dring

A taste for Adventure

TIGA CEO Dr Richard Wilson considers new data on which genres UK developers specialise in

By Richard Wilson

How Forza overtook Need for Speed to become the world's biggest racing IP

Playground and Turn10 directors discuss where the series goes from here

By Christopher Dring

More violence makes it safer

Doom devs Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin share how they approached rebooting a classic, what went right and what went wrong

By Brendan Sinclair

BioWare: "Attacking individuals is never acceptable"

Mass Effect dev disputes false reports after woman is harrassed over Andromeda animations

By James Batchelor

Brenda and John Romero lead Develop:Brighton line-up

Molly Carrol, Tim Wicksteed, Mata Haggis, Dan Abnett, Tony Yang and Rex Crowle also on the list

By Christopher Dring

Telltale CEO stepping down

Kevin Bruner is handing responsibilities back to co-founder Dan Connors

By James Brightman

Apple ramps up its support for indies

App Store receives permanent section where indies will be spotlighted; indies tell us they're happy with "renewed focus on editorial and curation"

By James Brightman

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