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China's censors may target business models, not content

With no games approved in four months, China's censorship regime is in flux; could game monetisation be in the sights of the new authorities?

By Rob Fahey

Super Seducer 2 creator faults #MeToo movement, "a few bad apples" for first game's controversy

Richard and Kate La Ruina discuss production struggles, criticism, and changes they did and did not make in the sequel

By Rebekah Valentine

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Valve launches streaming platform Steam TV

Quiet launch of new broadcasting arm gives Twitch and YouTube gaming a new competitor

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft, Sony, other major publishers form HDR Gaming Interest Group

Group aims to specify and share public guidelines to improve HDR gaming

By Rebekah Valentine

Playne: Encouraging mindfulness through video games

Developer Krish Shrikumar on using video games to break down stigma against meditation and mindfulness

By Haydn Taylor

Mad Machines to debut as a "First on Discord" game

Rocket League-like robot spike hockey game will be exclusive to Discord at launch

By Rebekah Valentine

"Games need to take more responsibility"

Outright Games chair Nick Button-Brown talks about making kids games when 11-year-olds are playing Grand Theft Auto, and how the industry needs to embrace its social responsibility

By Brendan Sinclair

NVIDIA cryptocurrency revenues fall 82% below $100m estimate for last quarter

Revenues up but OEM segment declines 54 per cent with crypto shortfall

By Haydn Taylor

Fox21 adapting Dontnod's Vampyr for TV

Series based on video game will be produced by same company behind upcoming Life Is Strange TV show

By James Batchelor

Riot Games exec Greg Street promises change to sexist culture

Meanwhile, ex-Riot artist and Jinx creator Katie De Sousa reflects on her own experiences, is confident studio can turn things around

By James Batchelor

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US judge blocks man from selling Grand Theft Auto Online cheat programs

Take-Two claims software by David Zipperer has cost the firm more than $500,000

By James Batchelor

Profits tumble 57.5% at Rovio, despite rising games revenue

Angry Birds 2 pulls in €29.7 million but developer admits it “did not see the growth we wanted” from other games

By Haydn Taylor

Developers of adult games on Steam should "assume months" before game approval

Negligee: Love Stories forced into a likely delay as Valve continues work on content filter

By Rebekah Valentine

Veteran game designer arrested after altercation with police

Industry crowdfunds legal and medical fees for former Disney and Turbine developer Patricia A. Pizer after alleged assault

By Rebekah Valentine, James Batchelor

PUBG Mobile hits 100 million downloads

Battle royale's mobile version also reaches 14 million daily active users

By Rebekah Valentine

Wild River: A publisher with a Hollywood backer and global ambitions

Marc Wardenga explains why he believes his mid-sized games firm can grow beyond its home market of Germany

By James Batchelor

Oculus Rift support added to Viveport

Virtual reality platform doubles potential userbase for subscription service ahead of full launch next month

By James Batchelor

PlayStation VR hits 3 million sold

Sony says PSVR software sales approaching 22 million; Skyrim tops the list of most-played PSVR games

By Brendan Sinclair

Facebook expands games streaming program into Germany, France, Spain and Ireland

Social network continues to appeal to livestreamers with Level Up Program to boost their audiences

2K Games veteran launches new marketing agency Attract Mode

Matthias Wehner returns to Germany to start new venture with Remote Control Productions

By James Batchelor

Realm Royale loses 97% of its players in two months

Steam user reviews suggest balancing issues lie at the heart of Hi-Rez Studios' battle royale decline

By Haydn Taylor

Little Nightmares passes one million sales worldwide

Milestone represents both digital and physical sales of Tarsier Studios' first original game

Jobs roundup: Jagex brings in new execs Nick Baliaeff and Rob Cordero

Meanwhile, Insomniac picks up BioWare writing talent, and Firewatch art director joins Valve

By Haydn Taylor

Overwatch League reportedly adding Toronto team for $35 million

Splyce to partner with OverActive Media, Pittsburgh Penguins investor

By Rebekah Valentine

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