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"I believe I am preserving digital art in a physical form"

Special Reserve Games CEO Jeff Smith talks about the business of selling physical copies of indie hits, from speculators to repeat customers buying games "almost blindly"

By Brendan Sinclair

Kine creator: "The biggest concern with Stadia is that it might not exist"

DLC: At PAX West, developers Lucy Morris, Ken Hall, and Gwen Frey discuss diversity, community, and Stadia's long-term potential

By Rebekah Valentine

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John Carmack moves to "consulting CTO" role at Oculus

Industry veteran will focus on AI, with Oculus now taking a "modest slice" of his time

By Matthew Handrahan

Oculus, Unity partner on free VR development course

20+ hour course will teach VR build and launch best practices

By Rebekah Valentine

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: What role will indies play on PlayStation 5?

We also discuss how Overwatch 2 could present a new model for sequels, and pay homage to the Nintendo Wii

By GamesIndustry Staff

PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty: Mobile help drive Tencent gaming revenues

Chinese publisher cites increased contributions from overseas titles as driving growth in mobile gaming business, offsetting declines from PC

By Brendan Sinclair

Ignore the critics -- Tax Relief is vital to the UK games industry | Opinion

Criticising Rockstar, Rocksteady and Creative Assembly for benefiting from VGTR misses the point, says legal expert Tim Davies

By Tim Davies

Human Head shuts down, staff to join Bethesda's new studio

Co-founder Chris Rhinehart becomes creative director at Roundhouse Studios

By Marie Dealessandri

Voodoo opens Montreal studio as it expands beyond hypercasual games

New branch will be led by former Gameloft producer Mehdi El Moussali

By James Batchelor

Another tester is being sued by Epic Games for leaking Fortnite Chapter 2

Keywords Studio employee was fired day after leak, now faces claim for over $85,000 in damages

By James Batchelor

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Matthew "Nadeshot" Haag to be honoured at Esports Bar Cannes

100 Thieves founder will be named Shaker of the Year at annual awards

By Matthew Handrahan

Hitmarker raises £200k for esports recruitment platform

Startup eclipsed £80k equity crowdfunding target in less than a week

Apple reportedly making a VR/AR headset with a focus on gaming

Combined headset planned for 2021 or 2022, with lightweight AR glasses following in 2023

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic acquires Megascans creator Quixel

All Megascans assets to become free for Unreal Engine users

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft using Xbox Adaptive Controller to rehabilitate US veterans

Company is working with Veteran Affairs to roll out device to medical centres

By James Batchelor

"Expectations for full-price games is very high. You need a large budget to have a chance"

CI Games CEO Marek Tymiński reflects on the struggles of Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 and how upcoming sequel Contracts will rectify this

By James Batchelor

Cerberus Interactive acquires Tastebud

Texas studio wants to incentivise real-world purchases in its location-based title Atlas Empires

By Matthew Handrahan

Call of Duty Mobile beats Mario Kart Tour's first month downloads

Sensor Tower estimates 148m downloads, behind only Pokémon Go in the all-time list

By Matthew Handrahan

John Carmack wins Lifetime Achievement prize at VR Awards 2019

Oculus Quest crowned best hardware, while A Fisherman's Tale is declared best game

By James Batchelor

Starbreeze proposes plan to pay debts in full

Administrator signs off on reconstruction schedule that would see Payday outfit meet obligations to creditors within five years

By Brendan Sinclair

Homescapes has grossed $1b in lifetime revenue

Playrix's free-to-play match-3 title reaches milestone two years after launch

By Rebekah Valentine

Google Stadia's launch lineup includes 12 games

Only one title is an exclusive; three of them are Tomb Raider games

By Rebekah Valentine

Zynga: "Not every DAU is created equal"

President of publishing Bernard Kim talks about long-running live ops games and the decision to sunset or reinvest in them

By Brendan Sinclair

Soul Reaver: Audacious, pulpy, intelligent, trashy, uncompromising

Why I Love: TheChineseRoom's Dan Pinchbeck pays tribute to Crystal Dynamics' PSOne vampiric action-adventure

By Dan Pinchbeck

Key resellers claim legitimacy -- the courts say otherwise | Opinion

Beiten Burkhardt's Andreas Lober probes the legal basis for key resellers, and finds those marketplaces on shaky ground

By Dr Andreas Lober

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