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Indies on Steam are betting on discoverability

After a year of missteps by Valve, indie devs are cautious about Steam Labs and their future visibility on Steam

By Rebekah Valentine

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Are Ubisoft and HitRecord exploiting fans?

Also in this week's episode, GameStop's latest revival efforts, and why Detective Pikachu works where Silent Hill doesn't

By Haydn Taylor

UKIE's Jo Twist is right: the words we use matter | Opinion

If we casually use terms like "addictive" it robs us of the ability to have a proper discussion when games do cross a line

By Rob Fahey

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Sega drops publishing deal with Interior Night

But studio says parting was amicable and a new partnership will be announced soon

By James Batchelor

Former Witcher developers form new studio Different Tales

Debut title Wanderlust: Travel Stories arrives on PC this August

By James Batchelor

Disney and Glu aim to target nostalgia without exploiting it

Both companies address the scrutiny around free-to-play ahead of the launch of Disney Sorcerer's Arena

By James Batchelor

NSE and Intel partner for second season of the British University Esports Championship

Long-term strategic partnership committed to investing in grassroots esports

Kind Words: A game of lo-fi beats, letters to strangers, and feeling less alone

Popcannibal's Ziba Scott on designing and moderating a game exclusively about being kind to other people

By Rebekah Valentine

Digital Catapult launches AR and VR accelerator programme for UK startups

Early-stage companies to receive mentorship and access to investors

By Haydn Taylor

Satya Nadella: Microsoft is "well positioned" to expand beyond traditional gaming

CEO says investments in cloud technology will benefit Xbox as well as company's other divisions

By James Batchelor

Kongregate acquires Bit Heroes from Juppiomenz

Publisher plans to turn mobile, web-based RPG into larger franchise

By Rebekah Valentine

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NPD: Super Mario Maker 2 warps to the top of June US sales

Nintendo Switch continues its reign as best-selling hardware platform for 2019

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft hardware revenue dips 48% YOY for fourth quarter

Xbox Live reaches 65 million MAUs as subscriptions offset hardware and software declines

By Rebekah Valentine

Stadia director of product: "Eventually all games will be in the cloud and we'll feel great"

Andrey Doronichev responds to concerns about service discontinuation, ISPs, features in Reddit AMA

By Rebekah Valentine

Tim Willits leaving id Software

Studio director will end his decades-long run with the company after next week's QuakeCon

By Brendan Sinclair

Drawkanoid: Launching an indie game in a market where "everything changes"

Nordic Game Discovery Contest winner discusses game launches and monetisation in an ever-changing ecosystem

By Haydn Taylor

Lego Star Wars: Rise of TT Games

Game director James McLoughlin talks us through the evolution of the Lego games as the studio comes full circle with The Skywalker Saga

By James Batchelor

Zynga expands its presence in India

New Bengaluru office will facilitate growth in the company's Indian headcount

Gearbox commits to cross-play for Borderlands 3

The feature will not be available immediately, but Randy Pitchford promises support "as soon as practicable after launch"

By Matthew Handrahan

DouYu goes public with $775m Nasdaq IPO

Tencent-backed Chinese streaming platform is valued at more than $3.7 billion

By Matthew Handrahan

GOG reverses decision to reject Heaven's Vault

Inkle's adventure game will be added to the storefront despite GOG's initial refusal

By Matthew Handrahan

Monster Hunter World has shipped 13 million worldwide

Capcom's biggest ever game keeps getting bigger

The Man in the High Castle creator to produce TV series based on Warhammer 40,000

Games Workshop, Big Light Productions partner for live action series, entitled Eisenhorn

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft sees PC, digital sales share increase in Q1

Publisher continues anticipating quieter first half as it preps for big releases, UPlay+ later this year

By Rebekah Valentine

LuckyHammers shuts down

70 employees affected by closure of Montreal-based studio

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft will host a two day fan event in the UK

The Ubisoft Experience will be part of Insomnia65, with events in Australia and France to follow

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