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Quantic Dream to pay former employee €7,000 over offensive photoshopped image

The tribunal found the Detroit: Become Human developer guilty of having breached the security obligation it has towards its employees

By Marie Dealessandri

Bungie raises $1.6m through Game2give campaign

Over 5,500 streamers across 104 countries contributed to the Bungie Foundation charity event

By Marie Dealessandri

NPD: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the best-selling game of 2019 so far

The Switch remains the best-selling console of the year so far in the US

By Marie Dealessandri

Rune II publisher "shocked" by Human Head closure

Ragnarok Game confirmed it will continue to support Rune II and launch on other PC platforms in 2020

By Marie Dealessandri

Human Head shuts down, staff to join Bethesda's new studio

Co-founder Chris Rhinehart becomes creative director at Roundhouse Studios

By Marie Dealessandri

Playtonic dismisses Microsoft buyout rumours

The Yooka-Laylee studio also confirmed it's not working on a new Banjo-Kazooie game

By Marie Dealessandri

Hearthstone developers think Blizzard was "too harsh" with Blitzchung

But creative director Ben Thompson said that taking control of a platform that is "very much not your own" is not free speech

By Marie Dealessandri

Call of Duty was the UK's best-selling game in October

FIFA 20 was very close to taking the crown, while Ghost Recon Breakpoint had to settle for No.3

By Marie Dealessandri

Hideo Kojima to venture into film production

“Games, films and dramas will have to compete in the same space,” Death Stranding director said

By Marie Dealessandri

Brack confirms Blizzard won't repeal Blitzchung ban

The sanction against the casters won't be withdrawn either, Blizzard's president said

By Marie Dealessandri

Ubisoft sues Rainbow Six Siege cheat provider MizuSoft

One of the defendants had recently appeared in a BBC report about cheats

By Marie Dealessandri

Blitzchung says he will "be more careful" following Blizzard statement

The Hearthstone pro player says he has “no idea” if he'll still want to compete after his six months ban

By Marie Dealessandri

Busy September charts see FIFA 20 take No.1

A strong slate of new releases battle for top five, with Borderlands 3 in second place

By Marie Dealessandri

Riot Games files trademark lawsuit against esports organisation Riot Squad

The League of Legends developer says the copyright infringement has caused “irreparable damage”

By Marie Dealessandri

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery reaches $150m in revenue

Jam City's title has been downloaded 54.6 million times across iOS and Android

By Marie Dealessandri

Nintendo Switch sales in Europe pass 10m

Since launch, 36 million Nintendo-published games have been shifted

By Marie Dealessandri

Blizzard employees organise walkout following Hong Kong controversy

Popular caster Brian Kibler also withdrew his participation to the Hearthstone Grandmasters final

By Marie Dealessandri

Oxenfree reaches 3m downloads

Within that, Night School Studio's indie hit has sold one million copies

By Marie Dealessandri

Blizzard backlash escalates following Hong Kong supporter ban

US senators, Blizzard employees and Hearthstone communities decry developer's attempt to avoid controversy with China

By Marie Dealessandri

Developers and publishers partner with War Child UK for Day of the Girl sale

A panel named Getting Girls into Games will also take place in London on October 14

By Marie Dealessandri

Redundancies expected as Rovio reshuffles its licensing division

Up to 20 employees could be made redundant as the mobile developer refocuses its brand licensing division on key products

By Marie Dealessandri

Blizzard dismisses Hearthstone player for supporting Hong Kong protests

"I'm not [regretful] of what I said," says Chung 'blitzchung' Ng Wai

By Marie Dealessandri

Stardew Valley creator clarifies relationship with Chucklefish following exploitation accusations

Eric Barone reiterated that he was the game's only developer and that he “believes in compensating developers”

By Marie Dealessandri

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