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Prickly denial is the wrong response to WHO's "gaming disorder"

The proposed definition is careful and cautious; more research is needed and the industry should be cooperating, not stonewalling

By Rob Fahey

For EA and loot boxes, "Fair is the number one thing"

Chief design officer Patrick Söderlund discusses EA's current thinking around monetization and its future ambitions for streaming

By Brendan Sinclair

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Microsoft switches to blockchain tech for publisher royalty calculation

Xbox publishers will now receive royalty statements faster and with less process effort from Microsoft

By Rebekah Valentine

Bluehole to acquire Delusion Studio

PUBG owner picks up Korean developer behind Guardian Stone, Castle Burn

By Rebekah Valentine

The blood, sweat and tears behind Cyberpunk 2077

CEO Marcin Iwiński on the effort CD Projekt Red is putting into meeting expectations for its ambitious sci-fi RPG

By James Batchelor

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice hits one million sales across all platforms

Ninja Theory's action adventure took home multiple awards last year, including several BAFTAs and Games for Impact at The Game Awards

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: E3 Aftermath (2018 Edition)

We discuss the biggest trends of last week's showcase, and what they mean for the industry going forward

By James Batchelor

Bethesda sues over Westworld mobile game

Publisher alleges that Fallout Shelter developer Behaviour Interactive re-used copyrighted code when it created "blatant rip-off" for Warner Bros.

By Brendan Sinclair

What Apptopia learned from four years of top grossing mobile games

Only six games have maintained an unbroken streak in the US App Store top 50 since 2014

By Haydn Taylor

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Fancensus: Fallout 76 most viewed game on YouTube of E3 2018

Elder Scrolls VI enjoys Twitter attention; Kingdom Hearts III most often mentioned across media coverage

By Rebekah Valentine

Fortnite, Fallout 76, Cyberpunk 2077 lead E3 media coverage

Sony narrowly retakes leadership from Microsoft, EA dominates publishers

By Rebekah Valentine

Nintendo and Microsoft unite against Sony with Minecraft cross-platform play

"Better together" say newfound allies in the face on Sony's cross-platform reluctance

By Haydn Taylor

You Must Build a Boat joins Mightier

EightyEighty Games brings role-playing puzzle game to platform that teaches children to manage emotions

By Rebekah Valentine

Intel CEO resigns over breach of "non-fraternisation" policy

Brian Krzanich steps down after five years with tech giant

By Haydn Taylor

Inkle starts a bold new chapter with Heaven's Vault

The British studio is taking a step beyond the interactive fiction of 80 Days into a fully realised visual world

By Matthew Handrahan

YouTube challenges Twitch by expanding $5 channel memberships

Platform rolls out service to wider group, adds built-in merchandising tools

By Rebekah Valentine

Discord adds new Games tab

Similar to a Steam profile homepage, new feature includes a launcher and sales news

By Rebekah Valentine

HTC gives 110 Vive headsets to US libraries

A curated selection of 35 educational apps will be supplied for the libraries in California and Nevada

Reagent Games no longer working on Crackdown 3, seemingly shuttered

Series creator David Jones also off the project, Cloudgine's role remains unknown

By Rebekah Valentine

PUBG offers compensation for erroneously banned players

20,000 in-game BP will be provided to those affected by a wave of wrongful bans last week

By Rebekah Valentine

PayPal blocks school shooting simulator dev from making sales online

"We work to ensure that our services are not used to accept payments for activities that promote violence," says payment platform

By Haydn Taylor

NPD: Software sales slump in May offset by hardware and accessory spending

Accessory and game card spending at record high, growing 30 per cent year-on-year

By Haydn Taylor

Dungeon Fighter Online gross lifetime revenue exceeds $10bn

Publisher Nexon celebrates ten years since Chinese release with anniversary celebration

By Haydn Taylor

New security measure from Nintendo 'perfectly prevents' digital piracy on the Switch

Platform holder permanently bans consoles with pirated games following reveal of unpatchable hardware exploit

By Haydn Taylor

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