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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends. en Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:57:53 +0000 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:57:53 +0000 ops@eurogamer.net 60 Ultima Underworld and the freedom to make bad choices http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-16-ultima-underworld-and-the-freedom-to-make-bad-choices Why I Love: Quantum Soup's Chris Payne gets lost in the many innovations of The Stygian Abyss Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:23:00 +0000 Development http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950278 Introducing Rebellion Warwick http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-16-introducing-rebellion-warwick CEO Jason Kingsley discusses the Sniper Elite firm's plans for its newly-acquired studio Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:04:00 +0000 Development http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950261 Games revenues expected to reach $235bn by 2022 http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-16-games-revenues-of-up-to-usd235bn-expected-by-2022 Could reach $170bn this year, predominantly driven by mobile and PC Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:53:00 +0000 Publishing Development Financial http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950207 Former Driveclub, Motorstorm devs form Wushu Studios http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-16-former-driveclub-motorstorm-devs-form-wushu-studios New Liverpool label staffed by Secret Sorcery team, plus Mass Effect 3 artist Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:37:00 +0000 Development Jobs http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950172 Tencent strikes deal with Lego to develop online games http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-16-chinese-internet-giant-tencent-strikes-deal-with-lego-to-develop-online-games Deal includes potential social network aimed at Chinese children Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:26:00 +0000 Publishing Financial http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950167 Eight of the top ten mobile publishers in 2017 were game-related http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-16-eight-of-the-top-ten-mobile-publishers-in-2017-were-games-related Mixi's Monster Strike top grossing mobile app for third consecutive year Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:39:00 +0000 Mobile http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950154 The dinosaur that will save children from sexual abuse http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-15-the-dinosaur-that-will-save-children-from-sexual-abuse NSPCC and Aardman tell us more about their new mobile game, Playtime with Pantosaurus Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:26:00 +0000 Mobile Development http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950043 UK Charts: GTA V is back at No.1 226 weeks after it first came out http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-15-uk-charts-gta-v-is-back-at-no-1-226-weeks-after-it-first-came-out Price activity sends the 2013 title to the top for a 14th time Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:40:00 +0000 Publishing http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1950041 Awesome Games Done Quick raises $2.26m for The Prevent Cancer Foundation http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-15-awesome-games-done-quick-raises-record-breaking-usd2-26m-for-charity Speed-running charity marathon edges past previous record Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:41:00 +0000 http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949982 The alchemy of Remedy http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-13-the-alchemy-of-remedy Thomas Puha explains how the independent studio known for single-player AAA narratives is adapting to an industry that seems increasingly driven by other experiences Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:35:00 +0000 Development http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949835 Ubisoft boosts mobile presence in China with Ketchapp-Tencent deal http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-15-ubisoft-boosts-mobile-presence-in-china-with-ketchapp-tencent-deal With 980 million monthly active users, social media app Weixin is the gateway to Chinese mobile market Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:14:00 +0000 Mobile http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949974 Quantic Dream denies allegations of homophobia, racism and toxic studio culture http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-15-quantic-dream-denies-allegations-of-homophobia-racism-and-toxic-studio-culture David Cage "shocked" and "outraged" as preliminary investigation by Paris public prosecutor is opened Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:19:00 +0000 Development http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949950 Horizon Zero Dawn leads with ten nominations for the 21st DICE Awards http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-15-horizon-zero-dawn-leads-with-ten-nominations-for-the-21st-dice-awards The Legend of the Zelda: Breath of the Wild a distant second, appearing in six catagories Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:35:00 +0000 http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949925 Revealed: The 100 best-selling UK boxed games of 2017 http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-12-revealed-the-best-selling-uk-boxed-games-of-2017 As always, Call of Duty and FIFA dominate. But there are a few surprises, too Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:48:00 +0000 Publishing http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949780 Swedish firm G:loot receives largest esports investment in Nordic region's history http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-12-swedish-firm-g-loot-receives-largest-esports-investment-in-nordic-region-to-date Confident investors back esports firm for $12.1 million Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:27:00 +0000 eSports http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949765 GameStop holiday sales jump 11% http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-12-gamestop-holiday-sales-jump-11-percent Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X drive hardware sales up 38%; used game sales down 8% as customer spending shifts to new games, collectibles Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:25:00 +0000 Publishing http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949778 Media Training for Beginners http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-12-media-training-for-beginners Insomniac's Ryan Schneider shares tips for devs to make the most of their press interviews, from proper preparation to spotting gotcha questions Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:50:00 +0000 Media Development http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949022 PlayStation 4 outsold by Xbox One last month in North America http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-12-playstation-4-outsold-last-month-in-north-america-by-xbox-one Nintendo Switch shifts most units overall, says Xbox marketing head Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:06:00 +0000 Publishing http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949741 Activision-Hasbro deal expires, Transformers games pulled from digital stores http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-12-activision-hasbro-deal-expires-transformers-games-pulled-from-digital-stores War for Cybertron, Transformers Devastation and more no longer available to buy as download Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:38:00 +0000 Publishing http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949736 Nintendo Direct has transformed the company's relationship with its fans http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-01-12-nintendo-direct-has-transformed-the-companys-relationship-with-its-fans The firm has learnt to embrace its demanding fanbase Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:46:00 +0000 Media Publishing http://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1949687