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Sex and gaming: Selling Japan's Senran Kagura to the West

Marvelous Entertainment's Michael Fisher and Harry Holmwood discuss the challenges and surprises this series presents

By James Batchelor

"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

Middle-earth: Shadow of War: Critical Consensus

Does the latest romp in Tolkien's fantasy world live up to the hype? Mostly, but less is more, critics note, as the game feels bloated

By James Brightman

Sonic the Hedgehog movie lands at Paramount

Producer behind Fast and the Furious franchise and Blue Streak teams up with Blur Studio co-founder for live-action/CG movie

By Brendan Sinclair

IndieBox shuts down subscription service

Company will be moving in new direction but promises more collector's editions in the future

By Haydn Taylor

Nintendo Creators Program cuts off livestreamers

YouTube Live broadcasts no longer allowed under revenue share initiative

By James Batchelor

YouTube update adds barrier to Patreon users

Extra step introduced before content creators are able to link to external funding website

By James Batchelor

Can developers control streamers?

Reed Smith partner Carolyn Pepper walks through the options available if studios wish to stop influencers covering their games

By Carolyn Pepper

Valve gives green light to community merchandising deal

3D printing service Shapeways has partnered with the games giant to produce and sell fan art designs

By Haydn Taylor

Jobs Roundup: ICO Partners hires former Vice editor Mike Diver

New hires at Bossa Studios, Venatus Media, Sperasoft, IGDA and more

By James Batchelor

Tencent moves to merchandise its IP

Online gaming giant behind Honour of Kings strikes deal with online retailer JD.com

By Brendan Sinclair

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Indie publishing with Good Shepherd

Latest episode available now, discusses what publishers look for and why they invest in businesses not games

By James Batchelor

FTC clarifies influencer guidelines

Federal Trade Commission warns that platforms' built-in disclosure methods aren't sufficient, reviews of products given for free must be marked as ads

By Brendan Sinclair

UKIE refreshes parental advice site AskAboutGames in renewed VSC deal

Long-serving journalist Will Freeman hired as editor, year of new activities planned

iOS 11 App Store changes aim to improve discoverability

New editorial content, developer search and more detailed product pages introduced with today's update

By James Batchelor

Angry Birds signs deal as new sponsor in English Premier League

Developer Rovio Entertainment describes deal as the “logical continuation” for the global brand

How to launch a mobile game in multiple countries

Tappx CMO Ignasi Prat offers advice to developers hoping to release their app in as many markets as possible

By James Batchelor

Nintendo spent an estimated $4.5m on TV ads in August - Report

According to iSpot.tv Nintendo outspent other video game brands during the month to promote the new-look 2DS XL

By James Brightman

Patreon reportedly valued at $450m

Crowdfunding platform is on course to pay content creators $150m by the end of 2017

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Enhancing games education

PlayStation's Luke Savage and Next Gen Skills Academy's Marcia Deakin discuss solutions to the skills gap

By James Batchelor

Campo Santo's DMCA strike against PewDiePie accepted by YouTube

Felix Kjellberg believes Campo Santo's position wouldn't "hold up in court" and amounts to abuse of the DMCA system

By Matthew Handrahan

Gaming YouTube must get its house in order

The risk posed by PewDiePie's outbursts isn't confined to his career; Google won't tolerate a sector that keeps dragging down YouTube's commercial prospects

By Rob Fahey

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