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Animal Crossing: New Horizons lost save files can only be recovered once

Cloud saves will be limited to Switch Online members, and can only be accessed in case of loss or damage

By Rebekah Valentine

Deathtrap Dungeon adaptation aims to demonstrate the true potential of interactive fiction

Branching Narrative's Matt Spall also discusses how the scariest graphics are your imagination

By James Batchelor

Dreams: Critical Consensus

Media Molecule dives deeper into its Play, Create, Share concept, and the critics salute a monumental achievement

By Matthew Handrahan

Kixeye lays off around 20

Parent company Stillfront says cuts were "a natural step" after acquisition, won't affect portfolio or business in general

By Brendan Sinclair

Why Warface surprise launched on Switch today

My.Games' Alexey Izotov says lack of online shooters on Nintendo's console is an opportunity, not a problem

By James Batchelor

Italian trade body rebrands to IIDEA

AESVI looks towards international recognition as Italian Interactive Digital Entertainment Association

By Matthew Handrahan

Giants opening Chicago office

Farming Simulator developer's first outpost outside of Europe to focus on support for North and South American players

By Brendan Sinclair

UK Monthly Report: GTA V and Nintendo Switch Lite shine in quiet January, in partnership with GSD, will now offer analysis of games, hardware and accessories sales

By Christopher Dring

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Make-A-Wish launches GameStars charity intiative

UK branch of the charity will make it simpler for the games community to raise money

By Matthew Handrahan

Starbreeze looks toward Payday 3 with $5m share sale

New series A shares are equivalent to 30% of voting rights in the embattled Swedish publisher

By Matthew Handrahan

Cyberpunk 2077 coming to GeForce Now with ray tracing

Nvidia claims players will be able to explore fully optimised Night City "even on a Mac laptop"

Australian retailers limit Ring Fit Adventure sales as resellers and coronavirus cause stock shortage

Staff reportedly warned new stock will not be available until end of March or early April

By James Batchelor

EVE Online players raise over $100,000 for Australian bushfire relief

Fundraising total is second highest since MMO began running Plex for Good campaigns in 2005

Creative Chronicles: Managing complexity in game audio

The Academy partners with Creative Assembly to publish its Creative Chronicles video series, today focusing on game audio

By Creative Assembly

Introducing the Academy

Marie Dealessandri joins the team to lead a brand new section

By Christopher Dring

Metro Exodus off to strong start on Steam, despite Epic exclusivity

Embracer Group CEO says shooter has already sold 200,000 copies, also discusses Shenmue III's performance

By James Batchelor

Netmarble's full year sales are up, but profit is down

Korean mobile developer to continue focus on global expansion

By Rebekah Valentine

Sony drops out of PAX East due to novel coronavirus concerns

The Last of Us Part II and other demos will not be available at the show next week

By Rebekah Valentine

Ultimatum Games shuts down

Four years after founding studio, Shahid Ahmad confirms closure of Virtue Reality idle clicker game developer

By Brendan Sinclair

THQ Nordic parent Embracer Group now has 26 studios, more to be announced

Koch Media acquires Let's Sing developer Voxler, two new studios have been opened but yet to be unveiled

By James Batchelor

Jobs Roundup: Gio Corsi's new role is with Predator: Hunting Grounds studio IllFonic

Several other companies get new C-level appointments including 22cans, Draw & Code, King, and Pole to Win

By GamesIndustry Staff

GTA IV returns to Steam with Complete Edition next month

But transition from Games For Windows Live means loss of multiplayer mode

By James Batchelor

Fortnite and FIFA honoured at the Game Shaker Awards 2020

Esports Bar Cannes event also gave awards to Riot Games and Astralis Group

By Matthew Handrahan

Stillfront Group posts record annual profits

Group on track to triple revenue over five years, says CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Eve Online shooter Project Nova is not cancelled, it's just changing

CCP dedicates London studio to FPS concept, will no longer announce internal project codenames

By James Batchelor

The ten commandments of indie survival

Novarama's Daniel Sanchez-Crespo shares his golden rules of survival for indie developers with the Academy

By Daniel Sanchez-Crespo

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