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The future was free-to-play | 10 Years Ago This Month

A guest editorial from Sony Online Entertainment's John Smedley holds up surprisingly well, while other predictions of the era... don't.

By Brendan Sinclair

God of War | Why I Love

Xuan Yuan Sword 7 producer Golgi Yang admires Sony Santa Monica's 2018 reboot as a reference point developers can aim for and learn from

By Golgi Yang

Amazon Games' Christoph Hartmann: "Eventually, we'll be judged by our successes"

The 2K founder on lessons learned from Crucible, hopes for New World and why big tech firms struggle to get into games

By James Batchelor

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Nintendo adds new Switch Online tier with N64, Mega Drive games

New membership plan to launch in late October, includes current benefits of subscription

By James Batchelor

Rovio to open Toronto studio

Angry Birds developer's new office location to be led by ex-Gameloft VP of North American Studios Julie Beaugrand

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Kena: Bridge of Spirits | Critical Consensus

Ember Lab's debut action-adventure game is visually stunning but players may find it too safe and familiar

By Jeffrey Rousseau

How to make the games industry more sustainable

As part of the GamesIndustry.biz Best Places To Work Awards, we've invited panellists to talk about actionable steps against climate change

By Malindy Hetfeld

Mobile gaming will bring in $116bn in 2024 - Newzoo

Market intelligence firm expects 11.2% CAGR from 2019 through 2024; this year's worldwide mobile gaming market projected to be $90.7bn

By Brendan Sinclair

EA: Publishers have a responsibility to demystify video games for parents

Samantha Ebelthite discusses EA's awareness campaign with Internet Matters and her new role as vice chair of UKIE

By James Batchelor

Misfits Gaming Group secures $35m investment

Media brand Scripps leads investment into global esports organisation

By James Batchelor

Sega Ikebukuro Gigo arcade shuts down

Closure attributed to expiration of lease and need for building renovations

By James Batchelor

Sumo Digital opens new Indian studio

New Bangalore outfit to be led by Sumo Pune studio director Stewart Neal

By Marie Dealessandri

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Epic vs Apple: All The Headlines

Judge rules in favour of Apple on nine out of ten counts, but Epic has filed to appeal

By GamesIndustry Staff

Apple won't let Fortnite back on App Store until court ruling finalized

Epic says it has paid the $6 million it owed the iPhone maker, but Apple responded it "will not consider any further requests for reinstatement"

By Brendan Sinclair

Zynga grants $1.4m to North Carolina A&T college of engineering

New partnership with university announced to address racial disparities in gaming industry and establish career pipeline

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Quantic Dream wins one libel case, loses another - Report

Le Monde was reportedly found guilty while Mediapart was cleared of all accusations

By Marie Dealessandri

StreamElements raises $100m in investment round

Streaming tools company to expand services for content creators on video-on-demand and livestreaming platforms

By Jeffrey Rousseau

The many discussions around Deathloop | Podcast

Latest episode also discusses Epic vs Apple judgment and pays tribute to Sir Clive Sinclair

By GamesIndustry Staff

The evolution of dating sims: With great romance comes great responsibility

We speak to three developers about the complex stories dating games can tell, and the risks of doing so

By Danielle Partis

Improbable leaning into the metaverse

CEO Herman Narula says company has been working on "Project Morpheus" solutions to help metaverse companies, will soon have profitable businesses of its own

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch signs deal with National Music Publishers' Association

The agreement will be "more flexible and forgiving to creators who inadvertently or incidentally use music in their streams"

By Marie Dealessandri

ESRB launches Spanish-language hub

"¡Vamos a Jugar!" (let's play) to offer guides to parental controls, age ratings and more for Spanish-speaking parents and guardians

Overwatch executive producer latest to leave Blizzard

Chacko Sonny set to depart this week, Blizzard says Overwatch 2 is in "final stages of production"

By James Batchelor

Founders of The TrailerFarm and Atomhawk launch Big Thursday Creative

Agency aims to work with games industry "to produce game trailers, cinematics, key art and more"

The Activision Blizzard lawsuit: All the headlines

Update: SEC and EEOC have also been investigating as Kotick insists there is "no place" for unequal treatment at the publisher

By GamesIndustry Staff

Minority Media becomes Meta4 Interactive

Papo & Yo dev rebrands as it focuses on VR development, metaverse content creation, and location-based entertainment

By Jeffrey Rousseau

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