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Crackdown 3 shows a vision of the future | Opinion

The new Xbox title points toward the radical changes that Game Pass will bring to the industry's commercial and cultural landscape

By Rob Fahey

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: What does success mean for Crackdown 3?

Latest episode available to download now, also discusses Google's GDC tease and the woes of Starbreeze

By James Batchelor

"China is saying is that esports is cool, and more healthy than gaming itself"

What role can "offline" esports events like summer camps play in repairing the industry's relationship with the Chinese government?

By Matthew Handrahan

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Superdata: Digital revenue down in January as major console franchises underperform

Premium PC games see largest decline, leaving Fortnite near the top on both console and PC

By Rebekah Valentine

Overwatch League Boston Uprising, New England Patriots owner charged with soliciting prostitution

Robert Kraft, 24 others charged after eight-month-long investigation in southern Florida

By Rebekah Valentine

Reggie Fils-Aime to retire, Doug Bowser named Nintendo of America president

Transition will occur mid-April as Fils-Aime departs for "more time with my wife, family and friends"

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft to reveal new Xbox hardware at E3 2019 - Report

Code-named Lockhart and Anaconda to be shown, but not available until fall of 2020

By Rebekah Valentine

Massive layoffs at EA's Australian studio

FireMonkeys will refocus on live services as up to 50 staff prepare for redundancy

By James Batchelor

ArenaNet bracing for layoffs

Owner NCSoft CEO says current situation not sustainable, plans for cuts across the board and merging of publishing divisions

By Rebekah Valentine

Game Pass, Xbox-exclusive games reportedly heading to Switch

Ori and the Blind Forest, others may be streamable to Nintendo's console sometime this year

By Rebekah Valentine

Noita from idea to execution in a dozen years (and counting)

Nolla Games' Petri Purho recounts game's winding path from conception as a zombie game feature to IGF-nominated rogue-lite

By Brendan Sinclair

JustGiving launches Gaming for Social Good hub

Online platform will offer tools and resources to encourage gaming for good causes

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Goodgame Studios names new CEO and chief product officer

Promotions for long-serving execs Oleg Savschouk and Phillip Knust

By James Batchelor

Tencent and NetEase's combined non-China mobile revenues leap 505% to $472m

IHS Markit says Chinese publishers's efforts overseas helped weather game freeze, let by NetEase's battle royale Knives Out

By James Batchelor

Fortnite's Marshmello concert beats game's concurrent player record

10.6 million players showed up to event, breaking past record by around 2.5 million

By Rebekah Valentine

US Future staff to unionize with Writers Guild of America

PC Gamer, GamesRadar, others join growing industry push for unionization

By Rebekah Valentine

Christofer Sundberg departs Avalanche

Founder and CCO to leave the company after 16 years

By Rebekah Valentine

Building an empire, one IP at a time

Head of IP development at Nordisk Film Games on the harnessing the changing face of entertainment

By Haydn Taylor

Kabam founder forms blockchain gaming startup Forte

Kevin Chou hopes to encourage adoption of blockchain in the gaming industry by building, supporting new projects

By Rebekah Valentine

Vive Focus Plus targets enterprise market

Newly announced HTC stand-alone premium VR headset offered for commercial training and simulation uses, launches in second quarter

By Brendan Sinclair

Hi-Rez Studios: Turning battle royale into an entertaining esport

Esports BAR Cannes speaker Alex Grimonpont explains why "we still haven't seen a significant success" from battle royale in terms entertaining spectators

By Sara Elsam

Cooperative Innovations completes 500,000 seed round, licences animation tech Ikabod

Developer behind upcoming VR MMO Raiders of Erda says investment will enable it to grow its headcount

Paratopic haunts the walking sim with verbs and violence

Co-creator and writer Doc Burford describes the IGF-nominated game's conception as a mischievous play on expectations for the genre

By Rebekah Valentine

GamesIndustry.biz 100: Women In Games event coming to EGX Rezzed

For our third year, we're looking for the Britain's most influential female talent, sponsored by Amiqus

By Christopher Dring

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