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For Ubisoft it's goodbye Vivendi, hello Tencent

China's largest technology company, Tencent, is taking on 5% of Ubisoft - continuing its progress into becoming by far the largest game company most gamers have never heard of

By Rob Fahey

Splatoon creator: “Fan art and live events are part of the world of the game”

How Nintendo's most recent super franchise was born

By Christopher Dring

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EA's SEED builds AI capable of teaching itself to play Battlefield I

"As deep learning technology matures, I expect self-learning agents to be part of the games themselves, as truly intelligent NPCs," says SEED technical director

By Haydn Taylor

Xbox, Twitch, Blizzard, Riot and more form Fair Play Alliance to combat toxic players

"We envision a world where games are free of harassment, discrimination and abuse"

By James Batchelor

Epic: The barrier between Xbox and PlayStation "will inevitably come down"

Tim Sweeney on the emergence of "real games for gamers" on mobile, and the role of cross-platform play for the future of the games business

By Matthew Handrahan

Stardock responds to Star Control designers' settlement offer claims

Developer's VP shares original proposal, clarifies company's position on Star Control IP rights

By James Batchelor

Google Play announces Change the Game Design Challenge

$10,000 college scholarship up for grabs in design contest

By Haydn Taylor

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Square Enix kills unsanctioned Tomb Raider remakes

"Our recent research, studies and reviews on Tomb Raider 3 were unwelcome," says developer Realtech VR

By Haydn Taylor

Night in the Woods wins Independent Games Festival grand prize

Infinite Fall's debut game also recognised for Excellence in Narrative

By Haydn Taylor

Zelda: Breath of the Wild triumphs at Game Developers Choice Awards

Multiple wins also secured by Gorogoa and Cuphead at San Francisco ceremony

By James Batchelor

EGX 2018 tickets now on sale

UK's largest consumer games event returns to the Birmingham NEC from September 20th to 23rd

King hires BBC diversity director

Joyce Adeluwoye-Adams joins Candy Crush firm to continue its work promoting games industry inclusivity

By James Batchelor

Elements of games industry "fundamentally broken" says IGDA president

Round table discussion on unions highlights employee grievances

By Haydn Taylor

Nolan Bushnell movie to be funded by cryptocurrency

New currency Bushnell Token created to help finance biopic on games industry veteran

By James Batchelor

Star Control legal battle intensifies as alleged settlement offer surfaces

Stardock's "unfathomable" demands reportedly include surrender of IP rights, a public apology, $225,000 and a five-year development ban

By James Batchelor

PlayFusion partnership brings augmented reality capabilities to CryEngine

Enhanced Reality Engine is industry's "most feature-rich and performant AR technology," says Crytek CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Building PUBG hype on a $0 marketing budget

Lead community manager Sammie Kang explains how Bluehole cultivated a devoted following of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds streamers from scratch

By Brendan Sinclair

How they got Ark: Survival Evolved working on Switch

Port specialists Abstraction on Nintendo, hitting the headlines at GDC and creating its own IP

By Christopher Dring

Epic Games shows off lifelike "digital humans" with Star Wars and Andy Serkis demos

At GDC today, the Unreal Engine creator demonstrated how real-time raytracing will help games finally cross the uncanny valley

By Matthew Handrahan

THQ Nordic revives 16 Nickelodeon games as part of "asset care" strategy

Publisher announces return of multiple Nickoldeon titles including Invader Zim, SpongBob SquarePants, and Avatar: The Last Airbender

By Haydn Taylor

International Mobile Games Awards winners announced

Bury Me My Love, Hidden Folks, Life Is Strange and Framed 2 among the triumphant games

China-exclusive Vive Focus coming to Western markets this year

Development kits for the mobile VR headset available from today

By Haydn Taylor

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