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Childline and NSPCC condemn 'unacceptable' Detroit: Become Human

Campaigners concerned by the depiction of violence against children

By Christopher Dring

Star Wars Battlefront loot boxes investigation continues, say Belgian authorities

Hawaii also considers legislation against "Star Wars-themed online casino"

By Haydn Taylor

UK Budget 2017: games fund extended, R&D credits boosted and better maths education

The Chancellor of the Exchequer also confirmed plans to invest £500m in the Tech sector

By James Batchelor

FCC is about to dismantle net neutrality

Gamers who rely on equal access to the internet may no longer have any such guarantee

By James Brightman

UK government pledges 2,000 visas, £61m investment to Tech sector

Number of visas doubled to bring in more talent, with three £20m schemes planned to grow Britain's digital industries

By James Batchelor

Global Britain needs to be truly global

TIGA CEO Richard Wilson stresses the importance of a less restrictive migration policy to the future of the UK games industry

By Richard Wilson

Members vote to end video game voice actors strike

Agreement yields improvements in transparency and payment structure

By Haydn Taylor

UKIE: Shared data the key to more government support

Trade body encourages more games firms to get involved as industry rallies for consideration in Brexit negotiations

By James Batchelor

ESA applauds Republican tax reform proposal

Industry group endorses legislation that would reduce US corporate tax rate to 20%, saying it would spark "greater economic opportunity and innovation"

The untapped potential of games to shape the future

"The popular imagination of games hasn't quite caught up to the reality," says Near Future Society co-founder Oliver Lewis

By Haydn Taylor

Oil lobbyists accuse game of promoting "eco-terrorism"

Thunderbird Strike “an eco-terrorist version of Angry Birds," says Republican senator

By Haydn Taylor

Why do we even need a British Games Institute?

Trade bodies and industry veterans discuss the role a publicly-funded agency could play in driving the UK's games industry forward

By James Batchelor

Loot box petition prompts response from UK government

UPDATE: Video Standards Council is working with PEGI "to determine whether any changes to the PEGI criteria need to be made"

By Haydn Taylor

British Games Institute targets government approval with online petition

Time for a "single national public agency to champion games", says institute

By Haydn Taylor

NeoGAF goes offline in wake of sexual assault allegations

UPDATE: "The story doesn't reconcile logically with the facts," says site founder

By Haydn Taylor

Games for the Many: how Labour plans to win elections with video games

Designer Rosa Carbó-Mascarell on using video games to make politics accessible

By Haydn Taylor

Making the industry's voice heard on Brexit

Exiting the EU is one of the biggest challenges the UK games sector has ever faced; the industry desperately needs its access to skilled staff to be protected

By Rob Fahey

Brexit fears resurface at Westminster games panel

"We're not getting a response from government that will prevent companies from deploying their contingency plans now"

By James Batchelor

Eastern European developers seek growth through solidarity

At Poland's Games Industry Conference, six European developer associations pledged to work together to achieve their goals

By Matthew Handrahan

"It's disturbing that Wolfenstein can be considered a controversial political statement"

Bethesda marketing boss Pete Hines discusses publisher's marketing for upcoming anti-Nazi shooter

By James Batchelor

Discord clamps down on hate groups

Gaming chat and text app blocks alt-right server and bans users

By Will Freeman

EA and Take-Two say Trump administration is harming the games industry

“There is a constant shortage of qualified, high-skilled labour within our industry”

By James Batchelor

Australian industry laments "devastating" resignation of pro-game Senator

Scott Ludlam resigns over dual citizenship mistake, sending "shockwaves" through the developer community

By Matthew Handrahan

The fanboys making the next Mario game

“I thought that this is impossible. I can't possibly write music for this game. I'm just not good enough”

By Christopher Dring

"Games are the largest provider of critical thinking education in the world"

Improbable's Oliver Lewis and Nick Button-Brown want to unlock the potential of games as an antidote for "fake news, bias and extremism"

By Matthew Handrahan

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