ESPN ramps up eSports coverage

Sports network hires team of eSports writers to lead expansion into competitive gaming

By Brendan Sinclair

YouTuber PewDiePie launches his own network

"Will aim to bring together an Avengers-like talent squad to work and grow a business together"

By Rachel Weber

Activision Blizzard appoints new TV and film boss

Stacey Sher named co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios

By Rachel Weber

Editor's Choice: Our Favorite Games of 2015

The staff lays out their personal picks for the industry's best offerings of the year

By GamesIndustry Staff

Azubu: "We have to punch above our weight"

Streaming service CEO Ian Sharpe on how it plans to take on Twitch and YouTube

By Rachel Weber

Twitter hires first ever director of game partnerships

Rodrigo Velloso left the role of director of gaming content at YouTube in September

By Matthew Handrahan

The Game Awards draws 2.3 million viewers

Geoff Keighley believes show's second iteration broke even, confident it will return in 2016

By Brendan Sinclair

British Writer's Guild names game award nominees

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, Her Story, and Sunless Sea vie for top honors

By Brendan Sinclair

VG247 doubles traffic record

7.9 million uniques and 18.2 million pageviews last month

By Dan Pearson

'Gamer' isn't a single identity; we need diverse critics too

Backlash to Fallout 4 is founded on a daft premise - that all gamers prefer the same things - but critics need to stop echoing one another too

By Rob Fahey

Critical Consensus: Star Wars Battlefront is gorgeous but lightweight

EA DICE excels in capturing the essence of Star Wars, but Battlefront is called out for a lack of substance

By Matthew Handrahan

Critical Consensus: Fallout 4

There are still bugs in the Wasteland, but the treasure outshines them all

By Dan Pearson

Critical Consensus: Rise of the Tomb Raider

How did Microsoft's highly touted holiday Xbox One-exclusive fare with reviewers?

By Brendan Sinclair

Zoe Quinn publishing Gamergate memoir

Amy Pascal's Pascal Pictures has already snapped up the rights

By Rachel Weber

Activision Blizzard launches TV and film studio

Skylanders Academy animated show and Call of Duty "cinematic universe" first projects on the slate for Activision Blizzard Studios

By Brendan Sinclair

YouTube Red marks a turning point for games media

Google launching a subscription service focused on game content sends a clear signal; an era is ending in online advertising

By Rob Fahey

Sony's Paris Games Week event grabs headlines - ICO Partners

Consultancy firm says event drew more coverage for PlayStation than last year's Gamescom and Tokyo Game Show briefings

By Brendan Sinclair

Ad-blockers "devastating for smaller channels" - PewDiePie

Popular YouTuber says YouTube Red a response to having 40% of the audience bypassing the existing ad-based model

By Brendan Sinclair

Critical Consensus: Assassin's Creed Syndicate

The critics agree about the latest entry's strengths and weakness, but disagree widely about whether it's actually a good game.

By Brendan Sinclair

Harmonix fesses up to reviewing Rock Band 4 on Amazon

"Harmonix has clarified its internal policy about posting reviews of our own products on retail sites"

By James Brightman

Defiance TV show cancelled, game will continue

SyFy ends companion series after three seasons, F2P MMO remains

By Dan Pearson

GMA's bring prizes for UK Games media

Eurogamer, Videogamer, IGN all amongst winners

By Dan Pearson

BBC Three to stream League of Legends World Championship

Starts October 15, will "bring this massive UK event to a wider audience."

By Rachel Weber

The Escapist faces possible legal action over Star Citizen exposť

Cloud Imperium has denied accusations of mishandling funds and workplace discrimination, claims unethical journalistic practice

By Matthew Handrahan

Over 20,000 attend first Twitchcon

1.9 million unique online viewers for streamer show

By Rachel Weber

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