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Ubisoft Abu Dhabi head Yannick Theler talks about building a new studio in a non-traditional development scene

By Brendan Sinclair

The onslaught of regulation against games and esports | Opinion

Legal experts at Reed Smith reflect on the scrutiny the industry is under, and how the European Esports Federation might offer hope

By Nick Breen & Hunter Thomson

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Geoff Keighley wants Gamescom Opening Night Live to unite the industry

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"We broke our promise," says Respawn in failed attempt to smooth things over, before devs call players "dicks" and "ass-hats"

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DARQ dev highlights "double standard" of Epic Game Store

Unfold Games explains decision to turn down exclusivity deal

By Haydn Taylor

Tim Longo departs 343 Industries

Executive producer Mary Olson takes over as creative lead on Halo Infinite

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Reboot Develop Red confirms The Coalition, Panache Digital and Myst creator for its debut event

Reboot Develop Red will be held in Banff, Canada, other speakers include Suda51, Swery, Improbable and Ustwo

By Matthew Handrahan

DuckTales makes a staggering last-minute comeback in EMEAA charts

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By James Batchelor

My.Games to launch new PC gaming storefront

Mail.ru gaming division to distribute free-to-play and premium PC titles and other services starting late this year

By Rebekah Valentine

Stop asking "is it political?" It always is | Opinion

Asking developers if their games are "political" has become an exercise in avoiding outrage; there are better ways to explore this complex, important question

By Rob Fahey

Activision Blizzard appoints new Chief Marketing Officer, Chief People Officer

CAA veteran David Messinger will be company's first corporate-wide CMO, Claudine Naughton to lead global human resources

By Rebekah Valentine

NPD: Nintendo sweeps July, though Madden takes the crown

Fire Emblem: Three Houses saw the largest launch of a Fire Emblem game in US history

By Rebekah Valentine

Loot Crate files for bankruptcy, lays off over 50

Employees report no notice or severance despite promises that "operations will continue as usual"

By Rebekah Valentine

Lockwood Publishing closes funding round led by Novator, CCP Games CEO

Unity Technologies founder David Helgasson also participates, appointed chairman of the board

By Rebekah Valentine

Klang Games raises over $22m in Series B funding for persistent MMO Seed

Total funding reaches over $37m for one of the few remaining games announced for SpatialOS

By Rebekah Valentine

ELeague to broadcast Nintendo 2019 World Championships on CBS

Three-episode series to air summer competitions in Splatoon 2, Super Mario Maker 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic Games and Factor 5 founders opens new studio in Cologne

Unreal firm's third German branch will focus on interactive media and streaming technology

By James Batchelor

Superhot launches indie development fund

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By James Batchelor

What we can learn from... Warframe

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By Will Luton

Epic apologises following release of re-skinned cosmetic item

Players refunded after complaints that new battle pet is nearly indistinguishable from previously released one

By Haydn Taylor

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