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Game Dragons' Philip Oliver offers advice on how to licence IP, and how to identify IP that is now in the public domain

By Philip Oliver

Eight ways the UK games industry can work better with education

BGI's Games Education Summit delivers tips, advice and recommendations over two-days

By Christopher Dring

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: PlayStation 5 vs disc-less Xbox

Will the future of consoles be defined by Sony's SSD, Microsoft's digital focus, or Capcom's corporate branded arcade panel?

By James Batchelor

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Life after EVE Online: From intergalactic warfare to "elegant, cosy" card games

CCP Games co-founder Ívar Kristjánsson talks starting a new studio with his brother to fill a niche in the digital card game market

By Haydn Taylor

Iraq bans PUBG, Fortnite

Country joins Nepal and some parts of India in forbidding Bluehole's shooter, citing impact on youth and addictive qualities

By Brendan Sinclair

Blizzard: "We're crafting stories for a global audience so our team needs to reflect that"

Director of story George Kristic on the Overwatch team's story dojos, lack of yes men, and why he wants more games with animated series

By James Batchelor

GamesIndustry.biz Magazine Issue 3 will debut at E3 2019

Issue 3 will discuss the state of the games industry worldwide, full of exclusive market data

By Christopher Dring

Amy Hennig: AAA industry is at "an interesting crossroads" with storytelling

At Reboot Develop, the revered creator confessed to feeling "overwhelmed" by the scale of AAA games, which are now too big for their own stories

By Matthew Handrahan

Tencent cleared to distribute Nintendo Switch in China

Government of Guangdong province offers provisional go ahead for sale of the Switch in China

By Matthew Handrahan

Battlefield V and Pode lead Nordic Game Awards nominations

Hazelight's A Way Out and Fatshark's Warhammer: Vermintide 2 are also up for multiple awards

By Matthew Handrahan

AbleGamers launches new accessibility website

Accessible.Games provides means to connect developers and players with disability to help design more accessible games

By Haydn Taylor

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Stillfront Group doubled profits in 2018

Swedish company eyes Nasdaq listing after Goodgame acquisition boosted revenue and profits

By Matthew Handrahan

Mojang sets March 2022 date for Minecraft movie premiere

Long in development project has a new director, and plenty of time to get ready for release

By Matthew Handrahan

Actor Will Smith joins $46m investment into esports organisation Gen.G

Smith joined by investment partner and Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda

By Haydn Taylor

Sony promises "appealing" price for new PlayStation console

Wired releases more interview material after hardware's high-spec prompts speculation over price

By Matthew Handrahan

Game Informer Australia closes as GameStop cuts costs

Former editor cites retailer's failure to find a buyer, US version of the magazine will be sold in its place

More powerful Nintendo Switch reportedly still in experimental stages

Other, smaller Switch version also rumored may be dockable after all, could launch this fall

By Rebekah Valentine

Finnish games industry employed over 3,000, brought in over $2b in 2018

Employment shows steady increase over last two years, though the number of companies is dropping

By Rebekah Valentine

Student sues CEO of Minecraft Education Edition's Chinese publisher

Minneapolis woman claims Richard Liu forced himself on a woman at her apartment following a company-funded networking event

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft offering Assassin's Creed: Unity for free following Notre-Dame fire

Publisher also donating €500,000 to assist with cathedral restoration efforts

Ninja named to Time 100

Popular streamer represents gaming on magazine's annual list of influential people

By Brendan Sinclair

Gamigo shuts down Atlas Reactor

Trion Worlds' F2P tactics title closes after two years, "can no longer sustain itself"

By Rebekah Valentine

Top 25 public game companies grossed over $100bn combined revenue last year

Global Games Market Report from Newzoo reveals top 25 game companies account for 80% of global revenue

By Haydn Taylor

"Picking the right door" with the future of Unity

CMO Clive Downie on why Unity won't develop games, the engine's future as an educational tool, and the promise of Google Stadia

By Rebekah Valentine

GameStop offers full refunds on selected new releases returned within 48 hours

PlayStation 4 exclusive Days Gone to be the first eligible game under the "Guaranteed to Love It" scheme

By Haydn Taylor

Google opens applications for Indie Game Accelerator

Program expands to select countries in Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America

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