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Success and sustainability at Supercell

DLC: The Finnish studio's developers discuss how they keep games thriving for years, and CEO Ilkka Paananen shares his philosophy on crunch

By Rebekah Valentine

Fortnite tops SuperData's 2018 chart with $2.4 billion digital revenue

Epic's game toppled Honor of Kings in the free-to-play chart, PUBG was the highest earning premium title

By Matthew Handrahan

Niantic raises $245 million in Series C funding

Funding round led by IVP brings company valuation to nearly $4 billion

By Rebekah Valentine

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Westworld Mobile shutting down following lawsuit settlement

Game removed from App Store, Google Play after "amicable resolution" of copyright dispute

By Rebekah Valentine

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold 5 million globally in first week

Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa says Nintendo Switch seeing fastest software sales in Nintendo history

By Rebekah Valentine

Balancing beauty and meaning in Gris

Nomada Studio's Roger Mendoza and Adrián Cuevas tell the unlikely story of last year's most visually stunning indie game

By Matthew Handrahan

Unity CEO clarifies Improbable violations, future plans in AMA

John Riccitiello emphasizes platform's "developer-first" focus as driving TOS changes

By Rebekah Valentine

Rez and the power of owning your own experience

Why I Love: Friend & Foe's Ivar Dahlberg examines the Tetsuya Mizuguchi classic and how it influences his own very different work

By Ivar Dahlberg

Cybersecurity firm exposes Fortnite vulnerability

If exploited, hackers could have viewed personal information, purchased items, and overheard chat through affected accounts

By Rebekah Valentine

ReKTGlobal announces $10.8 million funding round

Gross Labs founder Nick Gross leads funding round, joins board

By Rebekah Valentine

Unity changes course following dispute with Improbable

John Riccitiello and Joachim Ante to host Reddit AMA today

By Haydn Taylor

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PEGI announces new content descriptor for in-game purchases on physical products

An "important first step" to helping making parents make informed purchasing decisions, says PEGI managing director

By Haydn Taylor

Softgames opens office in Toronto

New office from Berlin-based messenger games studio will be led by by industry veteran Gili Zeevi

Jam City announces $145m in strategic finance just weeks after layoffs

Investment comes on the heels of a "large numbers" of redundancies and a multi-year development deal with Disney

By Haydn Taylor

YoYo Games promotes Stuart Poole to general manager

Poole was previously head of production and partnerships, replaces outgoing GM James Cox

By Matthew Handrahan

IO Interactive opens new studio in Malmö

Second studio will support Hitman series and enables IOI to develop “new universes, new franchises”

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: What now for Activision?

Latest episode available to download now, in which we discuss a post-Destiny Activision and its need for new IP

By James Batchelor

Nintendo of Europe issues formal warning to Russia boss after investigation

But platform holder says accusations of harassment by general manager Yasha Haddaji remain unsubstantiated

By James Batchelor

Take-Two and NBA extend partnership in $1.1bn deal

Multi-year licensing agreement enables 2K to continue making its best-selling basketball game

By James Batchelor

Seriously revenues up 65% to $69 million in 2018

Best Fiends studio had second consecutive year in profit, earned $240k a day in Q4 2018

By Matthew Handrahan

Roblox launches Digital Civility Initiative

Online safety and education will be the focus of the program, led by new hire Laura Higgins

By Matthew Handrahan

Forgotten Key shuts down

Indie studio offers glimpse at in-progress projects as free demos

By Rebekah Valentine

EA has reportedly canceled Vancouver studio's Star Wars title

Update: Official statement from EA does not confirm or deny cancellation, says Vancouver project "continues and will evolve into future Star Wars content and games"

By Rebekah Valentine

Forza Horizon 4 removes dance moves following Fortnite lawsuits

The Carlton and the Floss removed from game as creators pursue Epic Games for damages

By Rebekah Valentine

NPD: US, Canada saw more mobile gamers in 2018

Number of mobile gamers increased 5% year-over-year; Android remains most popular smartphone option

By Rebekah Valentine

ESForce sells majority stake in SK Gaming

Esports holdings company to sell 67% share to Daimler AG, FC Koeln

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Ico Partners: Video games see fewer crowdfunded projects, steady amount funded in 2018

Trends indicates Kickstarter is stabilizing, with a higher percentage of quality projects as platform matures

By Rebekah Valentine

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