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Palmer Luckey funds Trump through Chrono Trigger shell companies

Oculus co-founder continues his support for US President, despite controversy over involvement with "shitposting" group

By James Batchelor

Podcast: Death threats, Brexit and football, with Miles Jacobson

New episode available to download now, Football Manager dev tells us why his job is to predict the future

By James Batchelor

Australian political party promises $4m games development fund

The Greens plans to "level up Western Australia" after this week's state election

By James Batchelor

China will ban new Korean games from being published - report

Controversial THAAD missile system has sparked a crackdown on Korean products of many kinds

By Matthew Handrahan

UK Industry braces for Brexit impact, with 40% considering relocation

UKIE study finds British studios primarily concerned over access to talent

By Dan Pearson

Ghost Recon lands Ubisoft in trouble with Bolivian government

Wildlands sparks diplomatic incident over depiction of drug problem, with possibility of legal action

By Matthew Handrahan

Tips for writing better marginalized characters

Treachery in Beatdown City developer Shawn Alexander Allen offers advice for well-intentioned creators

By Brendan Sinclair

ESA calls Trump's immigration stance "reckless and misinformed"

US industry trade group promises vigilance against "misguided efforts that dim our frontiers"

By Brendan Sinclair

US games industry adds $11.7 billion to GDP - ESA

Trade group's economic impact report says gaming supports more than 220,000 jobs, average compensation tops $97,000 a year

By Brendan Sinclair

"Any pressure on visas getting into the US is worrisome" - Valve

Erik Johnson and Gabe Newell explain how Trump's immigration policies could prompt The International to be moved out of the country

By Brendan Sinclair

Political chaos threatens the whole games business

From Trump to Brexit to the rise of anti-globalisation rhetoric, the conditions that allow games companies to do business are under attack

By Rob Fahey

Unity takes stand against Trumpian immigration ban

Flying affected devs to Amsterdam Unite for free and matching charitable donations

By Dan Pearson

Tech and gaming giants challenge Trump's immigration order

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, among 97 companies filing amicus brief over recent ban, say new rules already hurting US businesses

By Brendan Sinclair

Blizzard and Harmonix joins studios opposing Trump immigration ban

[UPDATE] Executive order draws criticism from A Certain Affinity and Global Game Jam; Devolver Digital offers to show games for devs who can't make it to GDC

By James Batchelor

Trump is bad for the US games industry

An isolationist, nationalist administration can't help but harm an increasingly diverse and global industry

By Brendan Sinclair

“Immigration ban will harm us as a company” - Insomniac

Ratchet and Clank and Spider-Man maker joins chorus of game developers condemning executive order

By Christopher Dring

ESA urges caution on US immigration policy

Trade group tells Trump administration that foreign workers are vital to domestic game industry

By Brendan Sinclair

GDC responds to Trump's travel ban, refunds affected attendees

Organisers of upcoming developer conference says they are “horrified” by President's decision

By James Batchelor

How will Brexit affect your business?

Fill in UKIE's online survey to help build a bigger picture

Iranian government blocks access to Clash of Clans

An official committee backed restrictions based on fear that Supercell's game could incite tribal conflict

By Matthew Handrahan

Brianna Wu running for US Congress in 2018

Games developer and victim of hate campaign wants a place on technology subcommittee, plans to combat cyber-bullying and revenge porn

By James Batchelor

Overwatch comic locked in Russia due to “gay propaganda”

Latest comic not readable in Russia as Tracer character established as homosexual

By James Batchelor

The Sin of Mainstream Videogames

Games & Politics in 2016: The movers behind this year's resurgence of fascism cut their teeth radicalising young men in videogame communities

By Rob Fahey

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