Sections

Featured articles

Latinx in Gaming takes over PAX South

Latinx organization to host a weekend's worth of panels, events, keynotes, and gatherings to celebrate the Latinx games community

By Rebekah Valentine

What we can learn from... successful game teams

Crunch and financial rewards don't work, says Department of Play's Will Luton, but there are strategies that can lead to more effective teams and projects

By Will Luton

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Can Blizzard recover from Blitzchung?

We discuss the wider impact of the backlash against the World of Warcraft publisher

By GamesIndustry Staff

The world's leading games industry website. Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.

Latest articles

Halo Infinite lead producer Mary Olson leaves 343 Industries

Community manager John Junyszek says there is "no creative dilemma" following multiple leadership departures

By Rebekah Valentine

Fortnite "shuts down" ahead of battle royale's Chapter 2

Latest live event sees iconic island devoured by black hole in livestream, game currently unavailable

By Rebekah Valentine

Hiro Capital is "determined to fill the post-seed gap" with new €100m fund

Industry veterans will invest in around 20 promising games, esports and digital sports companies by 2021

By James Batchelor

Blizzard: Chinese interests "had no influence" on Blitzchung ban

Hearthstone developer reduces punishments for pro player's support of Hong Kong protesters as president J. Allen Brack insists response would have been the same to pro-China views

By Brendan Sinclair

Bendy and the Ink Machine studio Kindly Beast lays off just under 50

CEO Mike Mood: "All current projects will continue as planned"

By Rebekah Valentine

Publishers risk being trapped between the US and China | Opinion

After decades of deepening engagement with Chinese giants, publishers are on the frontline of a battle that goes beyond trade -- and will far outlast the Trump administration

By Rob Fahey

World of Warcraft sees Q3 streaming rise

StreamElements: WoW Classic interest persists as Fortnite continues to dip

By Rebekah Valentine

FIFA 20 retains No.1 as Grid reaches Top Five

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair debuts at No.31

By Christopher Dring

PUBG Mobile is highest-grossing smartphone game in Q3

Sensor Tower report shows growth across all metrics in the mobile game sector

By Haydn Taylor

Get a job in games Visit our jobs board and start your perfect career

Visit our jobs board

Blitzchung says he will "be more careful" following Blizzard statement

The Hearthstone pro player says he has “no idea” if he'll still want to compete after his six months ban

By Marie Dealessandri

NorthEdge Capital acquires Curve Digital parent Catalis

Company invests 46.6m in games group, deal values Catalis at 90m

By James Batchelor

Creative England launches new 24m investment fund

Non-profit partners with Triodos Bank to help grow post-revenue SMEs in creative sector

By Haydn Taylor

Daybreak Game Company suffers more layoffs

Company "realignment" leads to third round of redundancies in 18 months

By James Batchelor

Video sharing platform Medal.tv acquires Megacool.co

The deal adds Megacool.co's mobile sharing to Medal.tv's PC-focused platform

Esports mobile startup Meta Games gets $2m

Bitkraft Esports Ventures adds another investment to its list by leading seed funding round for Berlin-based studio

By Brendan Sinclair

Mixer's other co-founder also leaves Microsoft

Matt Salsamendi announces departure just one week after James Boehm announced his

By Rebekah Valentine

Starbreeze splits into two new companies

Company reconstruction continues as Payday publisher tries to leverage its biggest IP to avoid insolvency

Blizzard forces name change for gay guild

Publisher renames "Gay Boys" as "Guild ZFXPK" in response to player reports, changes it back but says it can't stop it happening again

By Brendan Sinclair

Riot Games directs casters and players not to discuss politics on air

Global head of League of Legends esports says it wants "to keep broadcasts focused on the game"

By Rebekah Valentine

Blizzard "assessing the situation" surrounding blitzchung's ban as more protests mount

Collegiate Hearthstone players, professional casters distance themselves in support of player banned for Hong Kong protest

By Rebekah Valentine

Busy September charts see FIFA 20 take No.1

A strong slate of new releases battle for top five, with Borderlands 3 in second place

By Marie Dealessandri

FIFA 20 tops EMEAA charts for second week since launch

Just Cause 3 makes surprise appearance in top ten, climbing from No. 123 last week

By Haydn Taylor

PlayStation partners with InnovateHer on digital bootcamp for young girls

Partnership aims to reach girls aged 12 to 16 across the UK, including key regions such as London and Guildford

Explore our article archive

Subscribe to the GamesIndustry.biz Newsletters