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People of the Year: Annapurna Interactive

The acclaimed indie publisher continues to make its mark on the industry - despite its efforts to stay behind the scenes

By James Batchelor

E3 and the season of hype-building

2018 in Review: Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft made moves this year that point to a coming shift in how they approach a general gaming audience

By Rebekah Valentine

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Amy Hennig to receive lifetime achievement award

Former Uncharted franchise creative director to receive honor during GDC Awards next March

By Brendan Sinclair

Games Media Brit List awards to return in May

13 categories now open for nominations, celebrating the best in UK games coverage

By James Batchelor

People of the Year 2018: Game Workers Unite

In a year full of game development horror stories, the pro-union group gained traction that could give creators the leverage they've lacked

By Brendan Sinclair

UK Games Fund splits Pitch Development Programme money

Eight participating studios awarded 5,000 each for prototypes due early next year

Jade Raymond: The ecosystem has changed, and games need to catch up

At the Fun & Serious Festival, EA Motive's former head dropped the first hint about the nature of her next project

By Matthew Handrahan

China's new Ethics Committee has been reviewing existing titles

Waiting list for bringing games to China "likely to be longer than expected", analyst IHS Markit warns

By James Batchelor

Parliament launches "addictive" technologies inquiry

Committee investigates how to "keep pace with the increasing digitisation and 'gamification' of people's lives"

By Haydn Taylor

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Applications open for EGX Rezzed 2019's Leftfield Collection

Free exhibition space available to experimental and unorthodox indie games

By James Batchelor

Epic pulls Infinity Blade series from the App Store

Fans assured that the pioneering mobile franchise will be "popping up in places you wouldn't expect"

By Matthew Handrahan

Sledgehammer co-founder Glen Schofield leaves Activision

Schofield pledges he has "a couple good games in me" as he departs Call of Duty publisher after almost ten years

By Matthew Handrahan

E3 still "a no-brainer" for Nintendo

Reggie Fils-Aime says trade show still generates the most engagement of any entertainment event, but stresses need for E3 to keep changing

By Brendan Sinclair

Red Dead Redemption 2 wins Best Game at Fun & Serious Festival Awards

Rockstar's game wins three in all, with SIE Santa Monica's God of War picking up two

By Matthew Handrahan

Journey to the Savage Planet and an adventure in optimism

Typhoon Studios co-founders Alex Hutchinson and Reid Schneider describe the vision for their indie game, and how it will stand alongside AAA titles

By Rebekah Valentine

50 billion hours of gaming watched on YouTube in the last year

Video service has its biggest year to date in terms of gaming content; Fortnite accounts for five of top 10 trending videos

By Brendan Sinclair

Three studios delay - or cancel - their Steam launches in favour of Epic Games Store

Coffee Stain's Satisfactory no longer coming to Valve's marketplace, while Team17 and Double Damage delay their titles

By James Batchelor

Valve banning "child exploitation" games from Steam

Despite developer claims that characters are of legal age, Valve bans sexual games with young-looking characters

By Haydn Taylor

Very limited tickets available for the GamesIndustry.biz UK Marketing Summit

Speakers include 20th Century Fox, BBC, McLaren and more set to appear

By Christopher Dring

Boosting now a criminal offence in South Korea

Anyone artificially inflating a player's skill ranking could face $18,000 fine and two years in prison

By James Batchelor

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive goes free-to-play

Popular FPS also jumps on the battle royale bandwagon with new Danger Zone mode

By Rebekah Valentine

China forms new ethics committee to review video games

20 titles already processed, but nine rejected and 11 need to “eliminate moral hazard”

By James Batchelor

Olympic esports discussion "premature" says IOC

Olympic Summit encourages "accelerated cooperation" with simulation games, however

By Haydn Taylor

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