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Sonic's run with Archie Comics ending

After 24 years, Sega of America says it has decided "to take a different direction with the series" to be announced at later date

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Catching up with the Romeros

Legendary games designers John and Brenda Romero join us for this week's show, available to download now

By James Batchelor

Splatoon 2: Critical Consensus

Reviewers agree Nintendo's latest is great, but still quite similar to the first Splatoon

By Brendan Sinclair

Brian Crecente leaving Polygon

Executive editor with Vox Media's game site leaving after five years to become editorial director for Glixel

By Brendan Sinclair

Glixel's San Francisco office closed, team laid off

At least seven jobs lost as site control passed to Rolling Stone's New York office

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Diversity in games with Anita Sarkeesian

The Feminist Frequency founder on her Tropes series, dealing with the backlash and how developers can explore new stories

By James Batchelor

Twitch expands subscription monetisation options

With Affiliates can now able to access the service

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation Emerging Filmmakers Program launched to create multiple new TV series

Sony seeking original video content with plans to make five pilots for potential shows

By James Batchelor

Destructoid bought by Enthusiast Gaming

Toronto-based media and events company has acquired the longstanding games website

Netflix is experimenting with interactive narrative

"Content creators have a desire to tell non-linear stories," company says as it debuts branching kids TV shows

Microsoft "wins" E3 coverage race

ICO Partners finds Xbox One X helped platform holder garner most ink, with Nintendo and Ubisoft posting strong showings as well

By Brendan Sinclair

Waypoint publisher Vice Media takes $450m investment

CEO Shane Smith listed gaming as one area of expansion in bid to build "the largest millennial video library in the world"

By Matthew Handrahan

What did we think of E3 2017? New GamesIndustry.biz Podcast out now

From Xbox One X to a teary Michel Ancel, we discuss the highs, lows, surprises and disappointments of the past week

By James Batchelor

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 triumphant as YouTube reveals E3 trailer rankings

EA's sci-fi shooter racked up 9.5m views, fending off Assassin's Creed: Origins and FIFA 18

By James Batchelor

Facebook reports 41m E3 posts, likes and comments

Meanwhile, Synthesio reveals the games and companies that received the most positive mentions online

By James Batchelor

Which E3 reveals took the internet by storm?

Facebook and Fancensus share social media stats following this week's press conferences

By James Batchelor

PlayStation and Technicolor working on Sly Cooper TV series

Hong Kong-based investment group PGS to handle distribution, licensing and merchandising

Microsoft using E3 giveaway to promote Mixer streaming service

Free games offered to Xbox users as platform holder strives to establish Twitch rival

By James Batchelor

Launching GamesIndustry.biz: 15 years ago

We're celebrating a milestone this weekend as founding editor Rob Fahey reflects on what inspired the site's creation and what keeps it going

By Rob Fahey

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Here's what we predict will happen at E3 2017

The whole team gathers around the mic to discuss potential surprises from the week ahead

By James Batchelor

Arms: Critical Consensus

Nintendo's newest IP for Switch is being welcomed with... wait for it... open arms

By James Brightman

Violent game montages face demonetisation on YouTube

Let's Plays and livestreams are on safe ground, but "montages where gratuitous violence is the focal point" are not

By Matthew Handrahan

Twitch Prime service rolls out worldwide

Subscription service is now available in more than 200 countries

BT Productions teams up with Attention Seekers to produce video games TV shows

Broadcaster says there's a “legitimate and growing sports season” for video games

By Christopher Dring

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