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Nintendo ends New Nintendo 3DS production in Japan

It seems that the larger New Nintendo 3DS XL will still be manufactured, however [UPDATE: New 3DS also discontinued in Europe, no impact on 3DS in America]

By James Brightman

Itch.io changes policy in wake of pirated games scam

Open marketplace adapts after users report ersatz indie games being sold in store

By Brendan Sinclair

SuperData predicts 5m digital sales for Destiny 2

Research firm also expects series' PC debut to reach 3m downloads within first three months

By James Batchelor

Why does Sports Direct want GAME?

The retail giant now owns almost 26% of the UK High Street chain

By Christopher Dring

Brie Code and Anita Sarkeesian to keynote European Women In Games Conference

Seventh iteration of two-day summit will be held in London this September

By James Batchelor

Sports Direct buys large stake in struggling GAME

Retail billionaire Mike Ashley takes almost 26% in the retailer

By Christopher Dring

Valve dismisses Steam Direct concern

Alden Krol says "a bunch of low effort, low quality games" aren't hurting better titles, details changes for discoverability, curators

By Brendan Sinclair

Harvest Moon publisher reaps what it has sown

Natsume CEO Hiro Maekawa celebrates farming sim's 20th anniversary reflecting on a win-win approach to business and how the company is facing more and less competition simultaneously

By Brendan Sinclair

How Pokémon Go has transformed the brand

The mobile game may be past its peak, but its impact is permanent

By Christopher Dring

New streaming service Jump announced, launches this summer

Closed beta begins this week, more than 60 indie games promised for full debut

By James Batchelor

Valve bans over 40,000 Steam accounts as summer sale entices cheaters

Largest mass banning of accounts in the digital platform's history

By James Batchelor

Oculus' Callum Underwood joins Raw Fury

Indie publisher adds another experienced name

By Christopher Dring

Ark: Survival Evolved price increase is "outrageous", says DayZ creator

RocketWerkz CEO Dean Hall believes Ark is "nowhere near" stable enough for $60 Early Access price and retail release

By Matthew Handrahan

Amazon acquires cloud service provider GameSparks - report

Back-end service provider is now part of Amazon Web Services

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo first-party line-up designed to inspire third-party studios

Company says Zelda, Mario Kart 8, Arms and Mario Odyssey show developers what is possible on Switch

By Christopher Dring

Psyonix: "We see Rocket League as a platform, not as a franchise"

VP of publishing Jeremy Dunham on Nintendo Switch, cross-platform play and why we won't see a Rocket League RPG

By Christopher Dring

Paradox refunds “aren't practically possible”, offers free games instead

Prices now frozen for three months following backlash to regional alterations

By James Batchelor

Outright Games secures Cartoon Network licenses

Upstart family publisher plans Adventure Time and Ben 10 games for console and PC by early next year

Ubisoft nominates two independent directors

New appointees would give publisher's board a majority of members from outside the Guillemot family

By Brendan Sinclair

Sega embraces "grassroots" games-as-a-service

John Clark details organic approach led by studios, focused on communities, and applied to everything from recurring revenue to PC ports

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony adds PS4 games to PS Now

Library of streaming titles hits 500 as Sony brings back $9.99 pricing for new subscribers only

eBay pulls SNES Mini listings in attempts to counter scalpers

Leading online marketplace will not list any item that cannot be delivered within 30 days

By James Batchelor

New De Blob would be "the perfect indie game"

THQ Nordic reveals a Splatoon-like online multiplayer game was in development before previous firm went bankrupt

By James Batchelor

Crash Bandicoot rescues UK retail market in June

Activision's remake was the No.1 game after just two days on sale

By Christopher Dring

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