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How AliSports plans to turn the corner and turn a profit in esports

Alibaba global esports director Jason Fung says after two years of experimenting and losses, the company is looking to break even this year

By Rebekah Valentine

"Nutaku is like Kongregate. With sex. And five times the traffic"

At Devcom 2018, Jeff Tremblay laid out the adult gaming portal's rise to success, and pledged to work toward a more inclusive future

By Matthew Handrahan

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Fans delay football game with esports protest

Young Boys-FC Basel supporters united in opposition of competitive gaming, interrupt match by throwing tennis balls, controllers onto the field

By Brendan Sinclair

Filling the gap in UK games funding

A GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit panel highlighted a gap in public games funding that leaves too many developers out in the cold

By Matthew Handrahan

Brie Code's #SelfCare passes 500,000 downloads

Tru Luv Media's experimental mobile game puts studio “three months ahead of where we expected to be”

By James Batchelor

Nintendo tries out streaming on Switch in Japan

As Switch rapidly catches up to PlayStation 4's installed base in Japan, Nintendo takes aim at major cross-platform titles with cloud streaming releases - a possible taste of the future to come?

By Rob Fahey

Magic Leap and HoloLens competing for military funding

Augmented reality headsets would “increase lethality” of US troops as part of Army's $500 million program

By James Batchelor

Stillfront Group acquires Imperia Online for €10m

Deal could be worth up to €27.5 million depending on earn-out over the next three years

By James Batchelor

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H1Z1 reforms developer team, rebranding as Z1 Battle Royale

Daybreak plans to capitalise on game mode's popularity as closure of original survival version approaches

By James Batchelor

Telltale's treatment of staff "a problem endemic in the industry"

Pro-union group Game Workers Unite lambasts Telltale for cutting staff with no severance pay or healthcare

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo Switch Online suffers connection failures in China

Problems most likely due to use of Google-based servers

By James Batchelor

Winners of Abertay's Dare Academy announced at EGX 2018

Thunder Lime judged overall winner of the Scottish university's student competition

Walking Dead's final season unlikely to be completed amid Telltale woes

Clementine actor Melissa Hutchison says second episode will be the final one completed

By Matthew Handrahan

Retrotainment's cartridge revival

Co-owners Tim Hartman and Greg Caldwell are making new NES games that run on old NES hardware in 2018, and they say the audience is growing

By Brendan Sinclair

Google details experimental features for Daydream VR

Android VR platform to receive new 6DoF controller support, "see-through" mode for AR development

By Rebekah Valentine

Street Fighter V pro out of tourney after domestic abuse allegations

Reigning EVO Japan champ Infiltration will skip Capcom Pro Tour competition at Tokyo Game Show as his team Panda Global continues investigation

By Brendan Sinclair

Mass layoffs reported at Telltale Games

Update: Skeleton crew of 25 will remain as studio faces "majority studio closure"

By Rebekah Valentine

Jagex moderator fired for abusing power, stealing player currency

RuneScape developer to refund GP and items to affected accounts

By Rebekah Valentine

DreamTeam secures $5m seed funding investment from Mangrove Capital

"In just six months DreamTeam built the most liquid recruitment marketplace on the planet," says VC fund partner

By Haydn Taylor

EnVision Esports staff will be paid outstanding salaries if Dot Esports pulls two articles, says former CEO

Update: Artur Minacov says invoices have been sent to pay players allegedly owed thousands of dollars

By Haydn Taylor

Ukie study shows potential of esports as a route to games careers

Findings announced at Ukie AGM, where new board members were also announced

By Matthew Handrahan

Overwatch League gets its first female coach

Kyoung Ey Molly Kim has joined the coaching staff at OWL's new Washington DC team

By Matthew Handrahan

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