(now incorporating IndustryGamers) is the world's leading games industry website. Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends. en Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:45:31 +0100 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:45:31 +0100 60 E3 2017: Every announcement and release date Catch up on the biggest news from this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo with our handy guide Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:14:00 +0100 Publishing Virtual Reality E3 2017 Introversion's latest game has "bombed in a big way" Scanner Sombre sold 6k units in two months, but was still among the top 15% of games on Steam Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:07:00 +0100 Publishing GTA V back at No.1 in poor week for UK games retail Dirt 4 is now at No.2 Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:49:00 +0100 Publishing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 4m sales, $100m revenue Update: Bluehole Inc's breakout hit reached a peak of 230,000 concurrent users Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:04:00 +0100 Publishing Rockstar: GTA single-player mods are "generally" safe from legal action Take-Two and Rockstar have agreed to focus on GTA Online mods, an updated version of OpenIV is now available Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:40:00 +0100 Legal Development Superhero games: Why they don't make 'em like they used to Marvel Games' Jay Ong details a changing approach, from exclusivity to long-term contracts to games-as-a-service Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:30:00 +0100 Publishing E3 2017 One in three VR/AR projects in development will be platform-exclusive HTC Vive remains developers' headset of choice in VRDC survey Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:02:00 +0100 Virtual Reality A beginner's guide to boosting Lifetime Value Server-side development, balanced difficulty and weekly events - AppLovin MD Johannes Heinze on increasing LTV in mobile games Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:03:00 +0100 Mobile Publishing Here's why 'deliberate Switch shortages' is a ridiculous notion Nintendo has regularly said it's ramping up production, so why are people so worried the platform holder is holding out on us? Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:53:00 +0100 Publishing Corona goes completely free Firm behind cross-platform 2D development software removes Enterprise licenses Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:15:00 +0100 Development Valve's SteamVR "Knuckles" controller tracks all five fingers Dev kits are now shipping for a new VR controller that emphasises hand presence Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:37:00 +0100 Virtual Reality Color Switch joins Skillz mobile eSports platform With almost 200 million downloads, mobile hit has designs to become "a full-fledged eSport" Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:33:00 +0100 Mobile Paradox insists price hikes “create a more equal price point” UPDATE: Crusader Kings publisher reverses decision, intends to honour refunds Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:15:00 +0100 Publishing Is PlayLink the PS4's missing link to casual consumers? Missing in action at E3, PlayLink might be Sony's best effort yet at capturing the thus-far ignored casual market Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0100 Mobile Publishing E3 2017 GameMaker Studio 2 adds new license options Devs can pay for PS4 and Xbox One exports separately, or for all platforms under new "Ultimate" license Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:50:00 +0100 Development WBIE opens WB Games New York Warner subsidiary establishes cloud-based backend tech team to support its other studios' projects Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:19:00 +0100 Publishing Yunoia lands $1 million in funding Czech and US investors provide initial backing for B2B-focused game discoverability platform Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:16:00 +0100 Publishing Mobile gaming is a black ocean - GungHo CEO Kazuki Morishita explains why the Puzzle & Dragons publisher didn't double-down on mobile, and how Let it Die embodies its new global-centric approach Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:12:00 +0100 Mobile Publishing E3 2017 From prototype to product in less than a year Indie devs reflect on how their Jamchester projects helped them learn more about routes to market Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:33:00 +0100 Development German chancellor Angela Merkel to open Gamescom 2017 First time the country's leader will open long-running video games expo Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:06:00 +0100 Politics