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Mediating the meeting of games and movies

APA Agency's Gina Ramirez talks about her time on both sides of the Hollywood and Games divide

By Brendan Sinclair

British Games Institute “becomes real” with National Videogame Foundation merger

“We're not here to displace anything,” new organisation tells GamesIndustry.biz

By James Batchelor

New Angry Birds game targets esports-style cash tournaments

Skill-based games company WorldWinner partners with Rovio in big mobile push

By Christopher Dring

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Global esports revenue projected to reach $905.6m in 2018

Total esports audience to surpass 380 million this year

By Haydn Taylor

Developers and publishers: Co-op or PvP?

Insomniac's Ryan Schneider continues the studio's series on developer-supported marketing with tips for how to maximize publisher relationships

By Ryan Schneider

Super Rare Games bringing limited edition indie games to Nintendo Switch

We speak to the new distributor making indie hits more collectable, starting with Human: Fall Flat

By James Batchelor

Fire Emblem Heroes generates five times more revenue in its first year than Super Mario Run

Nintendo's third mobile game grosses $295 million in year-one, but falls well short of Pokémon Go

By Haydn Taylor

Tim Schafer to receive BAFTA Fellowship

Double Fine's founder joins Carmack, Miyamoto, Newell and more as a recipient of BAFTA's highest honour

By Matthew Handrahan

BBG Entertainment acquires First Star Software name and licensing rights

Deal includes rights to multiple First Star titles including Astro Chase and Boulder Dash

By Haydn Taylor

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Sonic movie set for release in November 2019

Iconic Sega character will debut next year in a hybrid of live-action and animation

By Matthew Handrahan

Sledgehammer Games founders leave Call of Duty for "new executive duties"

Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield will stay at Activision, but hand leadership of Sledgehammer to Aaron Halon

By Matthew Handrahan

Mobile dev Small Giant Games secures $41m investment ten months after first release

"Small Giant Games ticks all the boxes for the kind of companies the team wants to support," says EQT Ventures

By Haydn Taylor

Banned Twitch streamer files lawsuit against platform for loss of earnings and "reputational harm"

James "Phantoml0rd" Varga argues he was never given adequate explanation for the ban

By Haydn Taylor

Ubisoft Berlin's growth ambitions will need government support

"We intend to grow to a considerable size," says studio director Istvan Tajnay, "but we could grow to a huge size if parameters were right"

By Matthew Handrahan

InnoGames reports revenue growth of 24% last year, up to €161.5m

Ten years of consecutive growth for German mobile publisher and developer

By Haydn Taylor

Epic Games partners with Mail.Ru to fund indie titles

Selected developers will also benefit from Russian firm's marketing and analytics services

By James Batchelor

How multimedia trade marks could kill cloned games

Harbottle & Lewis' Kostya Lobov believes a new form of IP protection will greatly benefit developers - as shown by Rebellion's Sniper Elite 4

By Kostyantyn Lobov

Jobs roundup: New leadership at Paradox, IGDA

Elsewhere, Rockstar's Timea Tabori leads Women in Games Scotland and David Gaider leaves Beamdog

By James Batchelor

GamesIndustry.biz Magazine to return at E3

Issue 2 will feature careers advice, plus articles from some of the industry's foremost creators

By Christopher Dring

Significant downsizing at CI Games despite profitable 2017

Studio announces layoffs along with news that Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 broke one million sales

By Haydn Taylor

Unity assimilates ProBuilder and Polybrush

Tool creators brought on board as part of deal

By Haydn Taylor

ESA opposes potential DMCA rule change aimed at preserving abandoned online games

"Preservation of online video games is now critical,” says Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment

By Haydn Taylor

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