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Popularity of linear games declining - EA

CFO Blake Jorgensen says cancelled Star Wars project was a type of game "people don't like as much today as they did five years ago or 10 years ago"

By Brendan Sinclair

Over 300,000 games consoles sold in the UK last week - GfK

Black Friday was the 13th biggest day ever for UK games retail

By Christopher Dring

Bluehole enters a post-PUBG world

CEO Hyo-Seob Kim reflects on reaching a high point in Bluehole's ten year history, and returning to the studio's roots with its new game

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo's "insane turnaround" driving holiday sales - Analyst

We chat with analysts in the wake of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

By James Brightman

Divinity: Original Sin II sells 1 million

Larian Studios' Kickstarted RPG sequel hits milestone a little less than three months after launch

"You probably don't want Darth Vader in pink"

EA CFO Blake Jorgensen says faithfulness to Star Wars canon prevented a cosmetic microtransaction model for Star Wars Battlefront II

By Brendan Sinclair

Gazillion Entertainment has officially shut down

Marvel Heroes goes offline a month ahead of schedule as studio closes

By Haydn Taylor

Unity buys GAME's Multiplay Digital business for Ł19m

GAME bought the entire Multiplay division for Ł20m almost 3 years ago

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation exec: "Sometimes we announced games too early"

PlayStation Worldwide Studios SVP Michael Denny on why Sony took as long as it did to announce Sucker Punch's new IP, Ghost of Tsushima

By James Brightman

Sony posts record Black Friday hardware sales

Head of PSN Eric Lempel says company sold more PlayStations over the weekend than in the 23-year history of the brand

By Brendan Sinclair

PUBG going mobile with Tencent's help

The wildly popular game is not only coming to China, but it's about to get the mobile treatment

By James Brightman

Games could be hit hard by net neutrality's death

This is class warfare and gamers and small game companies are in the crosshairs

By James Brightman

East meets West: Yosuke Matsuda on growing Square Enix's global empire

The CEO tells GamesIndustry.biz how a blend of Western and Japanese games, plus both AR and VR, will bolster the firm's future

By James Batchelor

UK charts: PS4 and PSVR enjoy a strong Black Friday

PlayStation VR sold more than in the previous 18 weeks combined, strongest week of the year for software units and revenue

By Matthew Handrahan

British Gambling Commission concerned with "increasingly blurred" lines between games and gambling

Meanwhile, French politician calls for “prompt and sincere self-regulation" of the industry

By Haydn Taylor

Pokémon global lifetime sales surpass 300m

Figure does not include Pokémon Go or downloads, but does include Snap, Stadium and all the other spin-offs

By James Batchelor

Zelda concert producer: "I just want to bring video game music to the masses"

Jason Michael Paul looks back on 14 years of creating video game concerts

By Christopher Dring

Fans launch Black Friday boycott to #FixFIFA

Petition calling for changes has over 26,000 signaures

By Haydn Taylor

Disney flexes its muscle over Star Wars and Marvel

The IP powerhouse values protecting that IP over any business relationship - as firms working on those properties would do well to remember

By Rob Fahey

Victorian gambling commission: "What occurs with 'loot boxes' does constitute gambling"

Commission has limited options for enforcement, looks to work with other agencies to bring about change

By Haydn Taylor

Multiple layoffs at Gazillion day before Thanksgiving

Staff to lose insurance, severance, and paid time off

By Haydn Taylor

Could UK retail sell 2m games over Black Friday?

This weekend will be a huge period for hardware and software

By Christopher Dring

Ninja Theory in profit only three months after Hellblade launch

Game way ahead of nine-month target as it approaches 500,000 sales

By Haydn Taylor

"It's not Hitman without IO": Why Square Enix set the franchise free

President and CEO Yosuke Matsuda tells GamesIndustry.biz the reasons behind the surprise split with IO Interactive

By James Batchelor

Tencent to publish PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China

Bluehole's new partner obliterates any notion on a ban in PUBG's biggest market

By Matthew Handrahan

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