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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?

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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

Anti-tobacco group takes games to task

Truth Initiative calls for tobacco use to trigger an automatic M rating from ESRB and for devs to stop featuring it in games kids play

By Brendan Sinclair

Activision to donate $5 Call of Duty in-game purchase to veterans

100% of company's cut from Infinite Warfare IAP will go to Call of Duty Endowment

FIFA 17 under fire in Russia following EA's support of LGBTQ campaign

Custom rainbow kits have been met with calls for a ban among Russian MPs citing 2013 "gay propaganda law"

By Matthew Handrahan

Games industry should do more for charity - Harris

Democracy 3 developer hoping "to shame some bigger companies" by donating 12 days of sales to War Child

By Brendan Sinclair

Video games Trump hate

Weekly Roundup: In the fallout of a shocking US election, the game industry can rise above and be more inclusionary

By James Brightman

"Making your games inclusive is complicated and fraught with frustration"

Beamdog creative director David Gaider on the importance, and pitfalls, of promoting diversity

By Dan Pearson

Oculus founder apologizes as devs suspend support

Update: CEO says employees are "free to support the issues...that matter to them", devs within Oculus' Launch Pad diversity initiative disagree

By James Brightman

Palmer Luckey is funding a pro-Trump "shitposting" group

Nimble America's anti-Clinton campaign is being secretly bankrolled by Oculus VR's founder

By Matthew Handrahan

TIGA issues ten-point report on preparing for Brexit

Government must make the "right policy decisions" in wake of referendum

By Dan Pearson

Twitch gets political

Will stream Republican and Democratic National Conventions

By Rachel Weber

A Global Platform Through a Western Lens

Miodrag Kovacevic on why patience is better than rage

By Miodrag Kovacevic

TIGA asks UK government to protect status of existing EU workers

Migrant workers fill vital gaps in country's skillset, says body

By Dan Pearson

TIGA calls for government to reassure UK games industry

Post-Brexit Britain will be a harder place to do business, warns body

By Dan Pearson

Ukie issues statement on Brexit

"Ukie is committed to ensuring the UK is the best place in the world to make and sell games"

By Dan Pearson

From the archives: Brexit to Desktop?

What the UK industry was saying about leaving the EU before it actually happened

By George Osborn

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