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The UK industry stares down a Brexit disaster

2018 in Review: There are no silver linings to Brexit for the UK industry, as uncertainty and the threat of No Deal create a difficult business climate

By Rob Fahey

The state of esports: Radical growth and inevitable failure

2018 in Review: League of Legends soars, esports are subbed by the Olympics, and PUBG flounders

By Haydn Taylor

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Discord store offering developers a 90/10 revenue split

Company also pledges to roll out self-serve publishing option so "all developers" can release games through Discord

By Brendan Sinclair

Epic shuts down Fortnite data miner

FNBRLeaks deletes social media channels after receiving threat from the developer's legal team

By Brendan Sinclair

"Apathy is how games die"

Nathan Vella tells us how Capy has done everything it can to ensure Below is worth the five-year wait

By James Batchelor

IWGB launches video game workers union branch

"The game workers' decision to unionise with the IWGB should be a wake up call for the UK's gaming industry," says IWGB general secretary

By Haydn Taylor

Supermassive Games: "We used to think awards didn't matter"

On its tenth birthday, we ask the UK studio about its history and what its Dark Pictures Anthology says about the future

By Christopher Dring

Riot reportedly suspends COO over misconduct at work

Scott Gelb given two months unpaid leave, CEO Nicolo Laurent 'rooting for him'

By James Batchelor

Super Smash Bros Ultimate shoots to the top of EMEAA charts

Nintendo's first-party line-up continues to pay dividends, Just Cause 4 the only other new entry in the top ten

By Matthew Handrahan

Intel and ESL announce $100m esports investment

Longest-running partnership in sector extended to 2021

By Haydn Taylor

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Metro Exodus release brought forward to February 15th

Upcoming shooter launching one week early as project goes gold

Minecraft modders form Hypixel Studios

Riot Games and former Blizzard exec Rob Pardo among initial investors as new developer announces debut title

By James Batchelor

Blizzard cancels Heroes of the Storm Global Championship

Devs to be reassigned elsewhere, but game will continue to receive live support

By Haydn Taylor

Infinity Ward receives bomb threat - Report

Call of Duty development studio among dozens of businesses, schools, news outlets receiving threats today

By Brendan Sinclair

Why even avid Steam gamers should celebrate Epic's new store

Bulkhead Interactive CEO Joe Brammer expects major gains from Epic's new store -- now it's time for Valve to react and evolve

By Joe Brammer

Twitch sells Curse Media

Video streaming site offloads gaming media network to Fandom two years after acquiring it alongside Curse client and chat services

By Brendan Sinclair

Relic names Heidi Eaves COO

Former EA Canada senior development director returns to games industry with new role at Sega's real-time-strategy studio

By Brendan Sinclair

Razer launches cryptocurrency initiative

Peripheral maker asks users to install mining software in exchange for Razer Silver loyalty reward points

By Brendan Sinclair

The GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit heads to the US

Indie developers can meet publishers and investors at a new conference to take place during PAX East

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo: Red Dead 2 not being on Switch was down to timing

Reggie Fils-Aime says Switch emerged too late for Rockstar to consider the platform for its hit game

By Matthew Handrahan

AppsFlyer: Ads now generate more revenue than IAP in casual mobile games

Midcore games also see decline in share of IAP revenue, but ads still only make up 30%

By Haydn Taylor

Epic's Fortnite was the highest trending game on Google US in 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 and Fallout 76 were second and third

By Matthew Handrahan

Detroit: Become Human hits two million sales

PS4 exclusive remains Quantic Dream's fastest selling game to date

By Matthew Handrahan

EGX Rezzed 2019 sees return of Epic's Powered by Unreal Engine zone

Unreal Engine devs exhibiting at the London show next March eligible to have their space doubled

By GamesIndustry Staff

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