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Anthem gets a rare second chance | Opinion

Most games that fail at launch are quickly passed over -- but Bioware's Anthem is getting a rare and expensive second chance at success

By Rob Fahey

Creative Chronicles: Managing complexity in game audio

The GI.biz Academy partners with Creative Assembly to publish its Creative Chronicles video series, today focusing on game audio

By Creative Assembly

"The people in the suits, in the expensive boardrooms, are nerds now"

At the Yorkshire Games Festival, Mike Bithell discussed John Wick Hex as part of a positive shift in the way movie licenses are handled

By Matthew Handrahan

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UK Charts: PS4 exclusives Yakuza and Dreams crack Top Ten

But it's the classic FIFA and Call of Duty duo that come out top

By Christopher Dring

NPD: January sales down 26% year-over-year

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot tops charts as hardware spending declines 35% year-over-year

By Brendan Sinclair

EA will move Need for Speed development back to Criterion

Ghost Games to become an EA engineering hub with 30 staff at risk

By Christopher Dring

Tekken 7 surpasses five million lifetime sales

Arriving on console in 2017, Tekken 7 secured series' first UK No. 1 since 1998

Blind Squirrel Games' decade-long drift from work-for-hire to original IP

CEO Brad Hendricks on what it took for the company to grow beyond its engineering focus and make its own IP

By Rebekah Valentine

Remedy holds steady, posting solid growth across the board

Finnish developer moves forward on live-service multiplayer game plans

By Haydn Taylor

Wizards of the Coast reveals new studio headed up by BioWare veterans

Update: Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn joins Archetype, says he lost enthusiasm at BioWare as it became more corporate

By Haydn Taylor

Expensive components drive PS5 production costs to $450 per unit

Retail price of Xbox Series X will be deciding factor in PlayStation 5 price tag

By Haydn Taylor

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Untitled Goose Game wins Game of the Year at DICE Awards 2020

House House received three awards, while Remedy Entertainment won four for Control

By Matthew Handrahan

Australian games industry bodies set to merge

Australian Game Developers Association and Interactive Games & Entertainment Association to become one entity, pending a vote by their members

Nexon's Korean business holds full-year revenues steady despite declines in China

Both Maple Story and Maple Story M in Korea achieve highest-ever Q4 and full-year revenues

By Rebekah Valentine

GDC gives COVID19 update

Organizers say US travel restrictions on China impact about 2% of exhibitors and attendees

By Brendan Sinclair

Let's talk insurance for your games business

Insurance is necessary to navigate the uncertain waters of the games industry -- GG Insurance's Philip Wildman demystifies the process

By Philip Wildman

How to get a job as a video games tester

The GamesIndustry.biz Academy looks into how to get a job in video games quality assurance

By Christopher Dring

Introducing the GamesIndustry.biz Academy

Marie Dealessandri joins the team to lead a brand new section

By Christopher Dring

Former Starbreeze CFO convicted of insider trading

Sebastian Ahlskog raised more than $72,000 through insider trading ahead of publisher's brush with insolvency

By James Batchelor

Amiqus' G Into Gaming launches free service improve industry diversity

Empower Up programme will offer advise and resources on building a more including workforce

Sony Pictures and Tencent partner on Crossfire movie

Film based on Smilegate's hugely successful shooter will be handled by producer behind Sonic The Hedgehog and Fast and the Furious

By James Batchelor

Disney wants developers to "reimagine" its IP for video games

Exec invites DICE Summit attendees to "come and play" with its catalogue

By James Batchelor

The risky business of sexuality in games

Games with sexual themes have always been difficult to distribute and sell -- is the games industry ever going to catch up to the rest of entertainment?

By Benjamin Burns

Epic Games hires Adam Sussman as president

Sussman has held past VP roles at Take-Two, EA, Disney, and Zynga

By Rebekah Valentine

ESA names 10 companies still attending E3

Xbox, Nintendo, Ubisoft, and Take-Two among the bigger outfits participating in 2020 show, which will have an industry-only day

By Brendan Sinclair

Mobile World Congress Barcelona show cancelled over virus fears

Organizing body GSMA says travel concerns and other factors "made it impossible" to hold 2020 edition of annual conference

By Brendan Sinclair

Lineage 2 M surpasses $152m in three months

NCSoft's Mobile MMORPG is currently only available in South Korea

By Rebekah Valentine

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