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After the lockdown: China studios on returning to work

Chinese developers share lessons learned from remote working and their efforts to prevent a second wave of COVID-19

By James Batchelor

Bonuses: Gaming's second favorite surprise mechanic | Opinion

Developers can push themselves to extremes in the hopes of a big payday, but there's no guarantee success will be rewarded

By Brendan Sinclair

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The ESA sets dates for E3 2021

A "reimagined" showcase will take place June 15 to 17, 2021

By Rebekah Valentine

IGN to host Summer of Gaming digital event in June

Outlet partners with publishers including 2K, Square Enix, Sega, Bandai Namco, Google, Devolver, others

By Rebekah Valentine

Quarantine questions for the streaming future | Opinion

The games industry has pinned its future to fast broadband infrastructure -- but as the world self-isolates, the risks of those choices become clear

By Rob Fahey

Tin Giant sues Atari for unpaid work on VCS console

Xbox architect Rob Wyatt accuses Atari of breach of contract and defamation

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft: Staggered launch would "hurt" Xbox Series X

Phil Spencer wants to keep global rollout for new console in the face of COVID-19 pressures

By Matthew Handrahan

Coronavirus reportedly delays Amazon's game streaming service Project Tempo into 2021

But internet giant will release first original IP Crucible next month, interactive casual games for Twitch in the summer

By James Batchelor

Outer Wilds wins best game, original IP, and design at 2020 BAFTA Game Awards

Disco Elysium also takes home three honors for best narrative, music, and debut

By Rebekah Valentine

Game X Change remains open despite COVID-19, sends workers debunked health advice

Employees report store has also failed to provide stores with cleaning and safety supplies

By Rebekah Valentine

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USC Games Expo to proceed with all-digital event

Games showcase for student, faculty, and alumni work to take place May 12

By Rebekah Valentine

Twitch breaks 3b total hours watched in a single quarter for the first time

Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and Facebook Gaming all see lifts in hours watched, though Mixer continues downward trend

By Rebekah Valentine

Tencent sues tech company for putting its games on rival cloud service without permission

League of Legends, CrossFire, and Dungeon Fighter Online allegedly made available without Tencent's permission

By Rebekah Valentine

The Last of Us Part 2, Iron Man VR delayed "indefinitely"

Naughty Dog says it was "nearly done" with its game, but COVID-19 created logistical concerns

By Rebekah Valentine

Mobile games spending expected to see minimal impact from COVID-19

Sensor Tower: Spending expected to reach $72b in 2020, near $100b by 2024

By Rebekah Valentine

Sea of Thieves coming to Steam soon

Will feature full cross-play with Windows 10 and Xbox One versions, exact release date to be announced

Lightheart Entertainment closes €1.3m seed round

Funding from Galaxy Interactive will be used for the global rollout of mobile title Mr Autofire

By Matthew Handrahan

Demiurge co-founder buys the studio back from Sega

Original CEO Albert Reed wants the Marvel Puzzle Quest developer to return to supporting work on AAA titles

By Brendan Sinclair

Third internal Kalypso studio revealed as Claymore Game Studios

Claymore is based in Darmstadt, Germany, and is working on the first new Commandos game in 14 years

By Matthew Handrahan

Fundamentally Games raises seed funding to create new live operations division

Investment round led by Premiere Capital and Authentic Media Group, enables company to support studios with live service games

Sony sets up $100m COVID-19 Relief Fund

Company will fund support for frontline medical workers, educators, and the entertainment industry

By James Batchelor

Resident Evil 3: Critical Consensus

Capcom's third remake finds the classic series at a turning point -- and there are dissenting voices amid the critical praise

By Matthew Handrahan

UKIE partners with CALM to promote benefits of gaming during lockdown

UK trade body working with suicide prevention charity to provide free resources and advice on mental health

Watch the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards here

Livestream kicks off at 7.30pm BST tonight, will feature acceptance videos from all the winners

By James Batchelor

The best practices and design principles of VR development

VR developers tell the GamesIndustry.biz Academy about the golden rules and design challenges of making games for virtual reality

By Marie Dealessandri

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