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Battlefield 1: Critical Consensus

DICE's divergence from the genre formula lives up to the name of The Great War

By Brendan Sinclair

YouTube points the way forward for monetising video content

Acquisition of FameBit's "democratised marketplace" will increase frequency of branded content and product placement

By Matthew Handrahan

Critical Consensus: Gears of War 4 offers spectacular, familiar pleasures

The Coalition's first stab at the franchise is visually splendid and generously stocked, but light on new ideas

By Matthew Handrahan

Critical Consensus: PlayStation VR

Mainstream and enthusiast press agree on the headset's strengths and weaknesses, but split on whether the experience is worth it

By Brendan Sinclair

Overwatch is 2016's most popular Twitch game

TwitchCon also sees announcement of Twitch Prime, tied into Amazon service

By Dan Pearson

Firewatch headed for the big screen

Campo Santo partners with Good Universe for game-and-film projects; adaptation of developer's hit indie game up first

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft launches publishing house

New Ubisoft Publishing initiative will manage books based on company's IP from conception to print

By Brendan Sinclair

Pixelmage sees "seismic shift" in game marketing

With Hero's Song, John Smedley's new studio is taking a transparent approach to paid influencers and crowdfunding

By Brendan Sinclair

ICG raises concerns over "de-monetisation" of YouTube content

YouTube guidelines, "could have the unintended consequence of discouraging creators from making edgy, interesting content"

By Matthew Handrahan

Critical Consensus: No Man's Sky

Mixed first impressions from reviewers coming to grips with space exploration game

By Brendan Sinclair

YouTube is stepping up its investment in original content

Early success of Red subscription service means more funding and support for creators like PewDiePie

By Matthew Handrahan

Sony cancels PlayStation Plus TV series Powers

Second season will be "last, for now" says show runner Michael Bendis

By Dan Pearson

YouTubers walk away from G2A sponsorship revenue

Accusations of fraudulent transactions on G2A's marketplace has prompted some streamers to break their partnerships

By Matthew Handrahan

Ubisoft Motion Pictures CEO forms new studio

Jean-Julien Baronnet's new venture will adapt games to movies

By Rachel Weber

Sony, Microsoft share honours for E3 coverage

EA is most talked about publisher, despite no show floor presence

By Dan Pearson

Warcraft, Angry Birds movies cashing in

Critically dismissed flicks poised to become the highest grossing game adaptations of all time

By Brendan Sinclair

Vice launching games site

Austin Walker leaving Giant Bomb to head up one of six new expansions for youth media company

By Brendan Sinclair

YouTubers band together to form Internet Creator's Guild

"There are lots of organisations that among the interests they have is supporting creators, but no organisation with that sole interest"

By Matthew Handrahan

Skylanders TV show lands on Netflix

Streaming service will offer two seasons of Skylanders Academy; premiere set for this fall

By Brendan Sinclair

Gawker filing for bankruptcy - Report

Kotaku owner chooses Chapter 11 over paying lawsuit judgment, could be sold to IGN parent Ziff-Davis

By Brendan Sinclair

The Division making its way to movies

Jake Gyllenhaal reportedly set to star in adaptation of post-pandemic military shooter

By Brendan Sinclair

Mirror's Edge, Mega Man TV shows moving forward

Endemol Shine acquires rights to EA action game as Dentsu and DHX Media partner on new show for Capcom's Blue Bomber

By Brendan Sinclair

Rolling Stone publisher launching gaming site

Wenner Media preps Glixel for October launch; newsletter starts this week

By Brendan Sinclair

IGN acquires GameTrailers assets

Will archive entire library, adding new trailers to channel

By Rachel Weber

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