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Big Fish Games cuts 15 per cent of its workforce

Layoffs include many executive roles, as the company restructures around casino and casual games

By Matthew Handrahan

ArenaNet pulls plug on in-game transactions for Guild Wars 2 players in Belgium

UPDATE: MMO developer joins growing list of games companies forced to take action in Belgium over recent loot box ruling

By Haydn Taylor

2K Foundations to provide basketball and STEM education facilities in US cities

New initiative will target "underserved" communities in 12 cities in its first year

By Matthew Handrahan

HTC's Viveport to waive platform fee for devs in Q4

VR platform removes 30% share for the second year running as it celebrates 5x growth in Viveport subscriber base

By Rebekah Valentine

World of Warcraft up, League of Legends down

Superdata's August digital report says Blizzard's MMORPG enjoying highest Western subscriber base since 2014 while Riot Games' cornerstone on pace for worst full year performance in just as long

By Brendan Sinclair

Pokemon GO total revenue reaches over $2 billion

Game achieves milestone 811 days after launch, with Japan leading spending by country

By Rebekah Valentine

Former Telltale employees sue studio for labor law violations in mass layoff

Class action lawsuit alleges company violated WARN Act in not providing advance notice of termination

By Rebekah Valentine

NBA 2K League reflects on its rookie season

Managing director Brendan Donohue talks Twitch, Olympics, and player diversity as the esports effort enters its sophomore campaign

By Rebekah Valentine

Metal Gear Solid was ahead of its time

Why I Love: Sumo Digital designer Emily Knox explores how the PSone classic shaped and inspired her childhood self

By Emily Knox

Andy Yates promoted at Nintendo UK

20-year Nintendo veteran named Deputy General Manager

By Christopher Dring

“There are an awful lot of blockchain startups, and most of them will fail"

Fig's Alex Amsel urged the GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit to reserve judgement on blockchain - in time, it will deliver the new Facebook, the new Twitter, and the new Minecraft

By Matthew Handrahan

Telltale Games was scuppered by failed finance round

Sources suggest Lionsgate abandoning 'super show' project caused mass layoffs

By James Batchelor

Capcom launching Street Fighter esports league in Japan

Publishing ramps up competitive gaming efforts in home market with tournament kicking off next spring

By James Batchelor

Bow To Blood developer needs to sell 40,000 copies to break even

Studio behind PSVR exclusive discusses the economics of success in virtual reality

By James Batchelor

Tencent and PUBG Corp hosting $600,000 mobile tournament

Kicks off in Kiev this week, finals to be held in Dubai at the end of the year

By James Batchelor

Telltale: "Multiple potential partners" could save The Walking Dead's final season

Clementine's story may yet be finished, but Netflix is looking for other options to make its Stranger Things game

By Matthew Handrahan

Fans delay football game with esports protest

Young Boys-FC Basel supporters united in opposition of competitive gaming, interrupt match by throwing tennis balls, controllers onto the field

By Brendan Sinclair

Brie Code's #SelfCare passes 500,000 downloads

Tru Luv Media's experimental mobile game puts studio “three months ahead of where we expected to be”

By James Batchelor

"Nutaku is like Kongregate. With sex. And five times the traffic"

At Devcom 2018, Jeff Tremblay laid out the adult gaming portal's rise to success, and pledged to work toward a more inclusive future

By Matthew Handrahan

Magic Leap and HoloLens competing for military funding

Augmented reality headsets would “increase lethality” of US troops as part of Army's $500 million program

By James Batchelor

Stillfront Group acquires Imperia Online for €10m

Deal could be worth up to €27.5 million depending on earn-out over the next three years

By James Batchelor

H1Z1 reforms developer team, rebranding as Z1 Battle Royale

Daybreak plans to capitalise on game mode's popularity as closure of original survival version approaches

By James Batchelor

Telltale's treatment of staff "a problem endemic in the industry"

Pro-union group Game Workers Unite lambasts Telltale for cutting staff with no severance pay or healthcare

By Matthew Handrahan

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