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Jobs Roundup: Green Man Gaming hires former EA, Activision marketing boss

Also this week, Keza MacDonald leaves Kotaku, a Mythbuster joins Giant Bomb, and Unity hires Insomniac developers

By James Batchelor

National Videogame Arcade launching music festival in 2018

Masaya Matsura, Jessica Curry and Rob Hubbard to headline new event

By James Batchelor

Minions studio close to deal for Mario movie - Report

Universal's Illumination Entertainment and Nintendo nearly ready to move forward with animated feature film

By Brendan Sinclair

Hitman series in the works at streaming platform Hulu

John Wick creator Derek Kolstad on board to write pilot

By Haydn Taylor

IGN promises change following allegations of sexual harassment against former editor

Content staff release statement declaring solidarity with victims, some employees stop work in protest against harassment

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Virtual Reality, at Develop:VR

Members of four VR studios join us to discuss the future of the industry's most talked-about technology

By James Batchelor

Call of Duty storms back to WWII

Critical Consensus: First reviews for military shooter suggest a return to form after last year's Infinite Warfare, but opinions are split on quality of campaign mode

By Brendan Sinclair

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Getting Lucky on Xbox One X, with Playful's Paul Bettner

We discuss cutesy platformers and virtual reality on the newest episode of our podcast

By James Batchelor

BAFTA announces Breakthrough Brits of 2017

Six standout talents in the video game industry recognised for their work

By Haydn Taylor

The Escapist lays off "all paid staff" - Report

Site turns to volunteer content, with exception of Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, streamers, and EIC Joshua Vanderwall "for a few contracted hours a month"

By Brendan Sinclair

How games media can work more effectively with PR

LittleBig PR's Gareth Williams offers a counterpoint to our recent piece on the relationships between journalists and the industry

By Gareth Williams

How games PR can work more effectively with the media

Tips and best practices on how to pitch websites and gain more exposure for your clients

By James Brightman

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: Critical Consensus

Does the latest romp in Tolkien's fantasy world live up to the hype? Mostly, but less is more, critics note, as the game feels bloated

By James Brightman

Sonic the Hedgehog movie lands at Paramount

Producer behind Fast and the Furious franchise and Blue Streak teams up with Blur Studio co-founder for live-action/CG movie

By Brendan Sinclair

IndieBox shuts down subscription service

Company will be moving in new direction but promises more collector's editions in the future

By Haydn Taylor

Nintendo Creators Program cuts off livestreamers

YouTube Live broadcasts no longer allowed under revenue share initiative

By James Batchelor

YouTube update adds barrier to Patreon users

Extra step introduced before content creators are able to link to external funding website

By James Batchelor

Can developers control streamers?

Reed Smith partner Carolyn Pepper walks through the options available if studios wish to stop influencers covering their games

By Carolyn Pepper

Valve gives green light to community merchandising deal

3D printing service Shapeways has partnered with the games giant to produce and sell fan art designs

By Haydn Taylor

Jobs Roundup: ICO Partners hires former Vice editor Mike Diver

New hires at Bossa Studios, Venatus Media, Sperasoft, IGDA and more

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Indie publishing with Good Shepherd

Latest episode available now, discusses what publishers look for and why they invest in businesses not games

By James Batchelor

FTC clarifies influencer guidelines

Federal Trade Commission warns that platforms' built-in disclosure methods aren't sufficient, reviews of products given for free must be marked as ads

By Brendan Sinclair

UKIE refreshes parental advice site AskAboutGames in renewed VSC deal

Long-serving journalist Will Freeman hired as editor, year of new activities planned

Patreon reportedly valued at $450m

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

By James Batchelor

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