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The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast returns, first episode available now

Dan and James are joined by FuturLab's Kirsty Rigden to discuss virtual reality in the year ahead as well as the tech's future applications beyond games

By James Batchelor

GTA V secures 10th UK #1 - 174 weeks after release

Phenomenal staying power from Rockstar's crime caper

By Dan Pearson

How well did UK games retail perform in 2016?

Consoles, accessories and boxed games drop 15.8% to Ł1.78bn

By Christopher Dring

Yogscast raises $2.5m in festive charity drive

Six charities will receive a share of Humble Bundle revenue

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation reorganises European senior management team

Simon Rutter becomes COO and Tim Stokes named senior VP as president Jim Ryan stresses the importance of regional strength

By Christopher Dring

Summing up Windows Vista in a single word

10 Years Ago This Month: Microsoft launched its unpopular OS with a vision for PC gaming it's still trying to realize, and Apple unveiled the iPhone

By Brendan Sinclair

Media Molecule teams up with theatre group Punchdrunk

Collaborating on a performance arts-meets-gaming project related to Dreams

By Christopher Dring

Pokémon Go was the most popular Google search of 2016

Niantic's game beat Donald Trump and David Bowie worldwide, Slither.io finished the year at #9

3D and VR livestreaming Twitch rival receives $3.5m in funding

Boom.tv takes on Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Facebook Live, Hitbox, Dingit, Azubu and Beam...

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo Switch conference gets late night start in the West

Full reveal for new console set for 5 a.m. CET January 13 / 8 p.m. Pacific January 12

Twitch introduces new tool to fight chat abuse

AutoMod to assist streamers faced with sexist, racist and homophobic commentary

By Christopher Dring

Koch and Square Enix clarify review code policy

“We would never impose a blacklist or ban on any media for a review score”

By Christopher Dring

"The end of comfortable publisher-journalist relationships will lead to better journalism"

The impact of publishers going direct to consumers is having a liberating impact on the games press

By Christopher Dring

Game Jolt offers YouTubers, Twitch streamers 10% of game sales

New Partners program offers free games and revenue share for video or livestream promotion

By James Batchelor

15 years on: The story behind one of Xbox's most notorious TV ads

Harvey Eagle recalls the creation of the banned UK TV ad, Champagne

By Christopher Dring

The Last Guardian once again asks for your patience

Critical Consensus: After nearly a decade, is Ueda-san's latest worth the wait?

By James Brightman

ASA rules No Man's Sky advertising did not mislead consumers

Organisation believes procedurally generated nature of the game means all images and footage are representative of final product

By James Batchelor

Nintendo coming to US-based Universal theme parks

Orlando and Hollywood parks will join Osaka location in featuring publisher's famous brands

By Brendan Sinclair

Attention Seekers and Done + Dusted form new gaming live events business

AD+D set-up in Santa Monica to offer 'large-scale live entertainment' for games publishers and competitive gaming

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