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Nihon Falcom's Legend of Heroes franchise has sold 7m units to date

The first RPG launched in 1989 and all titles after 2004 have been sequels of The Legend of Heroes VI: Trails in the Sky

17-year-old reportedly arrested over GTA 6 hack

London Police announce hacking arrest; journalist says youth suspected in breaches of Rockstar, possibly Uber

By Brendan Sinclair

Newzoo: 43% of Brazil's game users spend money on titles

Report also says that with a player base of 101 million, the country is the fifth largest for active users globally

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Keeping the gambling stigma alive | This Week in Business

Betting is increasingly normalized in the video game world and beyond, but we don't need to embrace it so eagerly

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft staff call for more change, "explanations" around harassment

Update: A Better Ubisoft makes additional claims about low pay and ignored questions around toxicity

By James Batchelor

Epic, Women in Games and Dove launch campaign to improve female character diversity

Programme also aims at "supporting young girls with self-esteem education across the virtual world"

By Marie Dealessandri

Leaks and hacks are not the same as investigative reporting | Opinion

Leaks of GTA 6 footage and the uncovering of NDA breaches stand to make life harder for developers and media alike – but beware false equivalences with investigative reporting

By Rob Fahey

Valve launches new Steam Charts section

New listings will be ranked by total revenue, including DLC and in-game transactions

By James Batchelor

Aaron Greenberg promoted to Xbox VP of games marketing | Jobs Roundup: September 2022

Update: Elizabeth Loverso leads Red Storm, Charles Webb joins PlayStation, and more

By GamesIndustry Staff

Wired Productions launches Black Razor Records

Music label to donate its first album's Bandcamp proceeds to mental health non-profit, Safe In Our World

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Life after Armello: How League of Geeks wants to "nip at the revenue of the big guys"

Co-founder Trent Kusters on remaking cult classic Solium Infernum, the challenges met along the way, and the thriving Australian industry

By Marie Dealessandri

Theorycraft Games raises $50m in Series B funding

League of Legends game director Jon Belliss joins the studio as its newest talent acquisition

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Return To Monkey Island | Critical Consensus

Critics praise Ron Gilbert's return to the long-absent adventure game franchise as Guybrush is introduced to a new generation

By James Batchelor

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GI Live: London 2022

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London Excel, United Kingdom

The UK's premier indie, publishing and investment event

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EGX 2022

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London Excel, United Kingdom

An epic four-day celebration of all things gaming

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Best Places To Work Canada 2022

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Canada

Making The Games Industry A Better Place To Work

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    Deep dive: The Riftbreaker's Metal Terror DLC

    GameDiscoverCo's Simon Carless follows up with EXOR Studios' Pawel Lekki to find out how the add-on did and why pricing was an issue, but only for players from one region

    By Simon Carless

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    How to break into the alternative app stores

    Flexion's Andreas Mac Mahon goes step by step through the process of taking a game from Google Play and making it sing on other app stores

    By Anders Mac Mahon

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    How to get a job as a product manager

    The GamesIndustry.biz Academy explores the routes into this sometimes broadly defined but business-driven and very crucial role

    By Alan Wen

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    Earning wishlists on Steam: A case study

    Black Tabby Games' Tony Howard-Arias explains how Slay the Princess earned 25,000 wishlists in two weeks and gives tips to other indies looking to build their audience

    By Tony Howard-Arias