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Roberta Williams to receive GDCA Pioneer Award

King's Quest designer will be recognized for her work in graphic adventures and for co-founding Sierra On-Line

By Brendan Sinclair

Platinum Games opening new Tokyo studio

Bayonetta developer plans to build new team to 100 people to work on Viewtiful Joe and Wonderful 101 follow-up

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop's concept stores: A "laboratory," not a Hail Mary

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, the gaming retailer is taking its time trialing new, interactive store experiences focused on the local community

By Rebekah Valentine

Herman Miller, Logitech G collaborating on a chair

Companies plan to release "the world's most advanced gaming chair" this spring

What to do when your video game leaks

Legal experts talk us through the ways to mitigate the chance of a leak or take advantage of the situation

By George Yang

GOG expands refund policy to 30 days

New policy allows for customers to get their money back even if the game was played

By Brendan Sinclair

San Francisco declares "local health emergency" over coronavirus

UPDATE: GDC 2020 "moving forward as planned" as city introduces preventative measures

By James Batchelor

Panic Art Studios CEO posts racist remarks on Twitter

Elias Viglione describes outburst as "moment of temporary insanity"

By GamesIndustry Staff

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NHS' gaming addiction clinic only needed by 'a very small percentage'

Founder Dr Bowden-Jones hopes the numbers will remain lower than problem gambling

By James Batchelor

Sonic the Hedgehog beats Detective Pikachu in US opening weekend

Update: Sonic grosses $210 million worldwide in ten days

By Haydn Taylor

CD Projekt Red and PUBG Corp cancel event plans due to coronavirus

But Cyberpunk 2077 developer currently still plans to attend GDC 2020

By James Batchelor

Facebook acquires Sanzaru Games

Studio behind Asgard's Wrath to join Oculus Studios and continue VR development

By Rebekah Valentine

Newzoo: Global esports market will reach $1.1b in 2020

Nearly three-fourths of all revenue will come from sponsorships and media rights

By Rebekah Valentine

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By Christopher Dring

National Videogame Museum launches new games preservation initiative

BFI, British Library, Museum of London and Bath Spa University already signed up to Videogame Heritage Society

By James Batchelor

Xbox boss calls for greater transparency on key issues

Phil Spencer says the industry should lead public discussion of problems like crunch and "game loops that are exploitative"

By Matthew Handrahan

FIFA pro player banned from EA games and services for code conduct violations

Ban comes months after Kurt "Kurt0411" Fenech was prohibited from competing or attending FIFA esports events

By Haydn Taylor

Sega invests in music startup Flutin

Sonic publisher's efforts to expand into other areas of entertainment continue with indie artist discovery app

By James Batchelor

EA pulls out of GDC over coronavirus fears

"With the recent escalation of cases in new regions, we have decided to take additional steps to protect the wellbeing of our employees," says the publisher

By Haydn Taylor

Capcom developers, Square Enix bow out of PAX East

Square Enix specifically cites concerns around novel coronavirus

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft confirms more Xbox Series X details

Console will feature quick resume for multiple games, 12 teraflops GPU, first-party games can be bought once and played on Xbox One or Series X

By Brendan Sinclair

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: How will coronavirus affect the games industry?

Latest episode also discusses Kickstarter's journey from union-busting to unionisation

By GamesIndustry Staff

Activision goes after Reddit to expose Call of Duty leaker

DMCA subpoena issued to identify user who posted new screenshot

By Brendan Sinclair

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