Sections

What happens when you turn a game into a concert?

Jessica Curry discusses the difference of interactivity in Dear Esther Live and assesses how the industry treats women two years after she stepped back

By Brendan Sinclair

Funcom's The Secret World picked up for a TV series

Johnny Depp's production company Infinitum Nihil will be involved in screen adaptation of relaunched MMO

Sonic Mania: Critical Consensus

Sega's 16-bit mascot revisits his glory years with a 2D reboot that's more than just another nostalgia trip

By Brendan Sinclair

GawkBox raises $3.7m series A for streamer tipping tech

Twitch and YouTube streamers can use GawkBox to receive "tips" from their communities

Fixing our broken internet culture

If we're serious about tackling harassment of developers, start with the culture of angry entitlement encouraged by many media figures

By Rob Fahey

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Charting Southeast Asia with Ubisoft

Three studio heads discuss the talent and tech in the region, new episode available to download now

By James Batchelor

Devolver Digital to release Call of Duty documentary

CODumentary will be a feature-length exploration of Call of Duty's emergence as a blockbuster franchise

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Beating the bootlegs

Harbottle & Lewis' Kostya Lobov offers advice on how to protect your rights as a developer - and avoid infringing on the rights of others

By James Batchelor

The Verge's Chris Plante to take executive editor role at Polygon

Plante to take Brian Crecente's vacant role, while Verge's Ross Miller also will become Polygon's first director of programming

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

Page 1 of 39

Subscribe to the GamesIndustry.biz Newsletters