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2K opens Cloud Chamber to build "another unforgettable BioShock experience"

We speak to the publisher's first female studio head Kelley Gilmore about continuing Ken Levine's acclaimed franchise

By James Batchelor

People of the Year 2019: Yu Suzuki

Shenmue III came out 18 years after its predecessor and picked up exactly where it left off

By Brendan Sinclair

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iDreamSky in talks to buy Leyou

Mobile publisher would get controlling interest in fellow Chinese outfit with stakes in Digital Extremes, Splash Damage, SNK Playmore

By Brendan Sinclair

PatronGG secures $1m for esports engagement app Kokyo

Bitkraft leads funding to continue its string of esports investments

By Rebekah Valentine

People of the Year 2019: Sam Barlow

We speak to the Telling Lies director about showcasing the true potential of interactive narrative in video games

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Toxicity, Nintendo, and Shovelware

Razer's CEO accused of abusive behaviour, Nintendo defies expectations, and farewell to shovelware

By GamesIndustry Staff

Nintendo Switch faces an uphill slog in China | Opinion

China is a country with little interest in consoles, so success for the Switch will require building a whole market segment from nothing

By Rob Fahey

Industry-backed campaign encourages gamers to vote

Gamechanger Giveaway offers prizes in effort to increase voter turnout

By Haydn Taylor

Gameloft UK shuts down

Update: Mobile publisher confirms layoffs in Brisbane, closed Manila office earlier this year

By James Batchelor

Elder Scrolls Legends development "on hold for the foreseeable future"

Bethesda no longer making new content for fantasy card battler, but will continue support with monthly rewards and regular events

By James Batchelor

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FIFA 20 returns to No.1 on EMEAA charts for fifth week since launch

No new major releases and holiday sales kept momentum for Pokemon, Star Wars

By Rebekah Valentine

Chucklefish apologizes for Wargroove's whitewashed voice casting

Developer says it made decision based only on audio files, pledges to be more sensitive in the future

By Rebekah Valentine

Skybound Entertainment to make TV series based on DrDisrespect

Scripted, narrative series to focus on origins of popular, contentious Twitch streamer Guy Beahm's character

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic Games Store implements in-game purchases for third-parties

Developers who use their own payment tools will not share revenue with Epic on in-game transactions

By Rebekah Valentine

Starbreeze completes reconstruction process after 12 months

It's been a "toilsome journey" says CEO Mikael Nermak

By Haydn Taylor

Fast Travel CEO navigates VR's speed bumps

With two new VR titles launching in quick succession, Oskar Burman talks about how far the market has come and where it can improve

By Brendan Sinclair

Minecraft is most popular game on YouTube in 2019 with 100bn views

Controversial YouTuber Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg drives popularity of Minecraft as Fortnite settles

By Haydn Taylor

Remedy, Raw Fury and Iron Galaxy in the first wave of Reboot Develop Blue speakers

Founders of Wadjet Eye, Gamepires and Raw Fury will also speak at next year's conference in Croatia

By Matthew Handrahan

Niantic and Qualcomm collaborating on augmented reality glasses

Multi-year partnership will see Pokémon Go developer working on hardware and software for new AR platform

By James Batchelor

Rockstar and Nintendo fill top five in Metacritic's Games of the 2010s

Mario Galaxy 2, Breath of the Wild, Red Dead 2, GTA V and Mario Odyssey all had 97 average ratings

Kongregate acquires browser and mobile 2D battle royale Surviv.io

This marks the publisher's second acquisition this year, more planned to come

By Rebekah Valentine

Wildlife Studios raises $60m, now valued at $1.3b

Benchmark leads funding for Sao Paulo studio to grow mobile reach

By Rebekah Valentine

Black Friday saw US mobile game spending hit nearly $70m

Sensor Tower: Marvel Contest of Champions led record single day sales for mobile in the US

By Rebekah Valentine

NetEase launches its own cloud gaming platform in beta

Service currently supports 38 games on mobile, but testers are waiting in long queue times to play

By Rebekah Valentine

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