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Making Horizon: Zero Dawn suitable for eight-year-olds

Guerrilla Games on breaking its own rules with Lego Horizon Adventures

Christopher Dring

Japan's mobile game installs and spending rose in Q1 2024

Video games continue to dominate all consumer spending on mobile, accounting for eight out of ten highest grossing apps

James Batchelor

Startup raises $16m for generative AI behaviour engine

Artificial Agency aims to provide a more individualised experience through AI-generated characters with distinct personalities, with an engine due to launch in 2025

Marie Dealessandri

FTC criticises Xbox Game Pass price increases

"[This] is exactly the sort of consumer harm from the merger the FTC has alleged," it said

Sophie McEvoy

New Develop North conference launches this November

Organisers of Develop Brighton will run one-day event in Liverpool

Sophie McEvoy

It's not just the price tag: premium games don't fit on mobile | Opinion

Asking players to pay up front for a game experience on a smartphone is no longer viable, because doing so sends a negative message about the game experience itself

Rob Fahey

Halo TV series cancelled after two seasons

Xbox, Amblin Television, and 343 Industries reportedly trying to find a new home for the show

Marie Dealessandri

Blizzard's John Hight and former Bungie COO Holly Barbacovi join Hasbro

Barbacovi will serve as CPO, and Hight as president of Wizards of the Coast and Digital Gaming

Vikki Blake

Kickstarter's new head of games is Exploding Kittens Inc.'s Maggie Clayton

Clayton replaces Jon Ritter-Roderick as he moves to lead creator strategy

Vikki Blake

Pacific Drives tops 600,000 sales globally

Ironwood Studios marks the milestone as it rolls out its first free content update Staff

Xsolla acquires leading LFG company, LF.Group

"This acquisition will significantly enrich our [...] technological strengths"

Vikki Blake

Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm lays off mobile team

It's thought at least 50 people have been affected

Vikki Blake

Ubisoft outperform targets as back-catalogue, digital, and bookings all increase in Q1 24-25

"In a selective market, we delivered a solid start to the year," says CEO

Vikki Blake

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The Royal Institute, London, United Kingdom

The Best Places To Work Awards 2024 is open to all games companies with offices in the UK, including developers, publishers, service companies, retail, and media. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, August 15.

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