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Humvee maker suing Activision over trademark infringement in Call of Duty

Automotive firm says series success came "only at the expense of AM General"

By James Batchelor

More third-party publishers 'aggressively' ramp up Nintendo Switch support

Square Enix and Ubisoft are the latest to pledge additional products

By Christopher Dring

New Dragon Quest, old Final Fantasy drive Square Enix growth

Japanese debut of DQ XI, HD remaster of FF XII, and Nier: Automata push publisher to 24% sales growth for first half of fiscal year

By Brendan Sinclair

Call of Duty: WWII doubles Infinite Warfare sales worldwide

Over $500m in opening weekend is just shy of Black Ops III's $550m

By Christopher Dring

Take-Two wants "recurrent consumer spending" from all titles, won't always be virtual currency

Meanwhile CEO Strauss Zelnick remains confident Red Dead 2 won't cannibalise ongoing GTA Online success

By James Batchelor

Mobile still a "core pillar" of Nintendo's strategy, despite Super Mario Run shortfall

"There is still much we have to learn," says president Tatsumi Kimishima; no plans for platform holder to manufacture smartphones

By James Batchelor

NBA 2K18, GTA Online drive Take-Two's Q2

CEO Strauss Zelnick says despite complaints of aggressive microtransactions, player spending "probably the best barometer of how a title's being received"

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 20 million sold

Bluehole survival shooter hits newest milestone less than a month after reaching 15 million

By Brendan Sinclair

Assassin's Creed Origins launch sales double Syndicate's

Strong return of historical action franchise a bonus as Mario + Rabbids, Rainbow Six Siege help push first half sales up 66% year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

Bandai Namco ramping up support for the Nintendo Switch

"We didn't think the Switch [would] be accepted this fast", says president Mitsuaki Taguchi

By Haydn Taylor

Fortnite's Battle Royale reaches 20 million downloads

Epic Games' free-to-play battle royale edges in front of main rival PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but remains well behind on concurrent players

By Haydn Taylor

Xbox One X sales estimate nearly doubled by IHSMarkit

Analysts becoming more bullish on the new console's prospects this holiday

By James Brightman

Xbox One X: Critical Consensus

It's a beautifully engineered machine, but are enhanced titles enough to justify the $499 price tag?

By James Brightman

Zen Studios gets into indie porting, publishing

PSVR version of RocketWerkz' Out of Ammo will be first release from Pinball FX developer's new initiative

By Brendan Sinclair

Xbox to make bigger first-party push, could acquire studios

"We need to grow," Xbox boss Phil Spencer tells Bloomberg

By James Brightman

Call of Duty storms back to WWII

Critical Consensus: First reviews for military shooter suggest a return to form after last year's Infinite Warfare, but opinions are split on quality of campaign mode

By Brendan Sinclair

Sold Out: "Nintendo does not exclude you, it just asks you to up your game"

CEO Garry Williams says "the opportunities are there" for boxed games on Switch following digital indie gold rush

By James Batchelor

Xbox One X not just for the core crowd - Microsoft

Xbox marketing head Albert Penello explains why Microsoft thinks Xbox One X will sell better than most believe this holiday

By James Brightman

Monster Hunter Switch drives Capcom's sales up to $295m

Nintendo title shows "stalwart performance", publisher expects downloads to account for one in three sales by April

By James Batchelor

Starcraft II goes free-to-play

New WoW expansion announced alongside new business model for Blizzard's hit RTS

By Matthew Handrahan

The Trouble with Trailers

Developers have learned to deal with violence and difficult themes intelligently and respectfully in recent years - it's time for marketing teams to catch up

By Rob Fahey

Curve Digital's Bomber Crew hits $1m in revenue

UK publisher scores major hit on Steam

Destiny 2 and digital drive Activision Blizzard growth

More than half of Destiny 2 copies sold on consoles were purchased digitally as Activision side carries the company's quarter [UPDATE: Over $1bn in-game revenues]

By Brendan Sinclair

Canadian game dev surging - ESA Canada

Trade group says national games industry growing at six times the pace of the country's economy

By Brendan Sinclair

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