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Rockstar and Nintendo fill top five in Metacritic's Games of the 2010s

Mario Galaxy 2, Breath of the Wild, Red Dead 2, GTA V and Mario Odyssey all had 97 average ratings

Nintendo Switch faces an uphill slog in China | Opinion

China is a country with little interest in consoles, so success for the Switch will require building a whole market segment from nothing

By Rob Fahey

Kongregate acquires browser and mobile 2D battle royale Surviv.io

This marks the publisher's second acquisition this year, more planned to come

By Rebekah Valentine

NetEase launches its own cloud gaming platform in beta

Service currently supports 38 games on mobile, but testers are waiting in long queue times to play

By Rebekah Valentine

Riot Games reveals new publishing label, Riot Forge

Riot Forge to work with outside studios to create new games in the League of Legends universe

By Rebekah Valentine

The dawn of streaming requires contract revisions

Beiten Burkhardt's Dr Andreas Lober explains why developers and publishers should check their contracts as services like Google Stadia emerge

By Dr Andreas Lober

CD Projekt Red will shut down Gwent on consoles

Players will be able to copy accounts to PC, mobile via GOG

By Rebekah Valentine

"Winning and measuring engagement is no longer enough"

Midia's Karol Severin warns entertainment firms should be measuring positive sentiment in this age of abundance

By James Batchelor

People of the Year 2019: Remedy Entertainment

The Finnish studio's bid for independence was about building a more stable future -- Control proved it was also about creating the best possible games

By Matthew Handrahan

Dicebreaker launches news and reviews site to serve thriving tabletop community

Editor-in-chief Matt Jarvis discusses how the games industry can capitalise on the explosive growth of board games

By Haydn Taylor

Tencent launching Nintendo Switch in China next week

Will cost 2,099 yuan (approx $300), comes with New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe demo and a one-year warranty

By James Batchelor

EA removes Marco van Basten from FIFA 20 after Nazi comment

Former Netherlands striker was suspended from working at Fox Sports last month

By James Batchelor

What will the next UK gaming IPO look like? | Opinion

Liberum's Andrew Bryant reflects on the flood of floatations in the last two years, and discusses why the next will need to be different

By Andrew Bryant

Xbox One was the UK No.1 games console over Black Friday

It narrowly beat Switch, but Nintendo generated the most revenue from hardware sales

By Christopher Dring

EA donating $500,000 to Team Trees

Donation, in the name of new Plants Vs Zombies game, will see half a million trees planted by January 1, 2020

Black Friday weekend digital game spending reached record $4.36b

In-game spending in free-to-play games up 13% YOY as digital interest continues to grow

By Rebekah Valentine

Did "Fewer, Bigger, Better" actually work?

10 Years Ago This Month: Major publishers have been narrowing their release slates for years, but has it produced the intended results?

By Brendan Sinclair

People of the Year 2019: Jeffrey Rosen and John Graham

We explore the legacy of Humble Bundle's co-founders in the first of this year's series on outstanding contributions to the industry

By James Batchelor

Star Citizen hits $250m raised through crowdfunding

Almost 2.5m players have now funded the game, which is closing in on $300m in total investment

By Matthew Handrahan

Sea of Thieves is No.4 as Black Friday transforms UK Charts

UPDATE: Updated UKIE/GFK data puts Marvel's Spider-Man back in the Top 10

By Christopher Dring

Patrice Désilets: Ancestors fell foul of critics' expectations

"People expected my studio of 35 people to ship a game that is close to Assassin's Creed -- and it's just not possible"

By Matthew Handrahan

Half-Life: Alyx changes the game for VR exclusives | Opinion

Never mind the hardware -- Valve is dipping deep into its own playbook to become the default storefront for VR software

By Rob Fahey

CD Projekt dismisses investor fears over Cyberpunk and Half-Life: Alyx release clash

“That niche is very, very, very -- and I could add a few 'verys' here -- small"

By Matthew Handrahan

Codemasters buys Slightly Mad Studios for $30m

Project CARS studio will join the UK publisher in a deal that could rise by $67m based on three-year earnout clause

By Matthew Handrahan

Sega's John Clark moves to Tencent Europe

Clark takes on VP of partnerships role at the Chinese tech and entertainment giant

By Alex Calvin

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