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How Dlala survived the loss of a $3m Disney deal

CEO Aj Grand-Scrutton shares the cautionary tale of a studio whose life-changing game was scrapped without warning

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Reboot Develop expands with Canada conference in 2019

Spring conference will remain in Dubrovnik alongside new student event, Canadian debut to be held in autumn next year

By James Batchelor

Smilegate to close Berlin office just over a year after it opened

Crossfire developer shuts down European base as part of new business strategy

By Haydn Taylor

Watch Wargaming Alliance speak at Reboot Develop on GamesIndustry.biz

Jerry Prochazka offers his "observations scaling billion dollar franchises" from a career at Riot Games and Wargaming

By GamesIndustry Staff

What does GDPR mean for digital entertainment businesses?

In the second part of their GDPR guide, Purewal & Partners' Jas Purewal and Peter Lewin offer advice and ten key tips for games companies

By Jas Purewal and Peter Lewin

Planning a Remedy Dev Day

How the Finnish studio puts on its own one-day conference for the entire company, all for about the cost of sending five people to GDC

By Thomas Puha

Twitch signs multi-year deal with NBA 2K League

First media rights deal for the NBA and Take-Two's esports endeavor will see up to 199 games aired live on streaming site

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch takes 82% of viewership hours for the top streaming titles in Q1

Esports content generated 11 per cent of all viewership hours across Twitch and YouTube

By Haydn Taylor

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Pro Evolution Soccer loses UEFA Champions League license

Konami ends its partnership with European tournament after a decade

By Brendan Sinclair

Counter-Strike pro player suspended over racist comment

Remarks "went beyond something being a genuine joke" says Faceit Pro League rep

By Haydn Taylor

YouTube tackling creator monetisation issues new pilot scheme

Self certification "will make the monetisation process much smoother with fewer false positive demonetisations," says YouTube CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Spending on games up by 13% among US iPhone users

Games account for largest share of apps installed on average user's device

By Haydn Taylor

Hellblade on Xbox One hits 50,000 sales

Studio hopes for 100,000 sales, will give money to Mental Health America

By James Batchelor

Indie sequels not such a bad idea - Hand of Fate dev

Defiant creative director Morgan Jaffit says the sequel to the studio's deck-building action RPG stacks up well to predecessor's sales

By Brendan Sinclair

Loot boxes, skins gambling to hit $50 billion by 2022 - Report

Juniper Research "strongly recommends regulation for skin trading and gambling" in report covering growth of practices

By Brendan Sinclair

Unpublished Gary Gygax work headed to Fig

Estate of Dungeons & Dragons creator teams with crowdfunding/investment site for video game project

By Brendan Sinclair

V&A Museum: Video games are approaching a cultural tipping point

Curator Marie Foulston discusses how the industry can help a wider range of people understand our full impact and potential, and get them to look beyond the blockbusters

By James Batchelor

The accidental relevance of Wolfenstein: The New Colossus

MachineGames creative director Jens Matthies on when he realized his Nazi-killing game was going to be politically topical, and dealing honestly with Nazi ideology

By Brendan Sinclair

What does GDPR do?

Purewal & Partners' Jas Purewal and Peter Lewin provide an overview of the imminent EU data protection regulation - the first of three parts to be published this week

By Jas Purewal and Peter Lewin

Unikrn sets up cryptocurrency esports betting platform with acquisition of ChallengeMe.gg

“This is a big deal for me, for Unikrn and, honestly, for the entire gaming ecosystem,” says Unikrn CEO

By Haydn Taylor

BetaDwarf receives investment of undisclosed amount from London Venture Partners

Funds will be focused into establishing games as a service strategy ahead of Minion Masters launch

By Haydn Taylor

Vive Pro adds AR functionality

New SDK grants access to the VR device's stereo front-facing cameras

Ex-EA, Walking Dead developers form new mobile studio Ordinal Games

Company split between Los Angeles and Shanghai, will focus on interactive fiction

By James Batchelor

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