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Banned Twitch streamer files lawsuit against platform for loss of earnings and "reputational harm"

James "Phantoml0rd" Varga argues he was never given adequate explanation for the ban

By Haydn Taylor

InnoGames reports revenue growth of 24% last year, up to €161.5m

Ten years of consecutive growth for German mobile publisher and developer

By Haydn Taylor

Epic Games partners with Mail.Ru to fund indie titles

Selected developers will also benefit from Russian firm's marketing and analytics services

By James Batchelor

Ubisoft Berlin's growth ambitions will need government support

"We intend to grow to a considerable size," says studio director Istvan Tajnay, "but we could grow to a huge size if parameters were right"

By Matthew Handrahan

How multimedia trade marks could kill cloned games

Harbottle & Lewis' Kostya Lobov believes a new form of IP protection will greatly benefit developers - as shown by Rebellion's Sniper Elite 4

By Kostyantyn Lobov

Jobs roundup: New leadership at Paradox, IGDA

Elsewhere, Rockstar's Timea Tabori leads Women in Games Scotland and David Gaider leaves Beamdog

By James Batchelor

GamesIndustry.biz Magazine to return at E3

Issue 2 will feature careers advice, plus articles from some of the industry's foremost creators

By Christopher Dring

Significant downsizing at CI Games despite profitable 2017

Studio announces layoffs along with news that Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 broke one million sales

By Haydn Taylor

Unity assimilates ProBuilder and Polybrush

Tool creators brought on board as part of deal

By Haydn Taylor

ESA opposes potential DMCA rule change aimed at preserving abandoned online games

"Preservation of online video games is now critical,” says Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment

By Haydn Taylor

G2A developer studio spins out as Monrad Rock

Team goes independent and launching first title this month, will work with G2A on future projects

By James Batchelor

UK Charts: Nintendo Switch push sends FIFA back to No.1

Kingdom Come: Deliverence makes No.2, Bayonetta 2 back at No.5

By Christopher Dring

Nightdive puts crowdfunded System Shock reboot on hiatus

The project lost focus after raising more than $1.3 million from Kickstarter backers

By Matthew Handrahan

Outsourcer suing Gameloft over Asphalt assets and trade secrets

Vietnamese studio Glass Egg claims employees created assets without company's knowledge

By James Batchelor

PLAY Paris brings PAX to Europe

"Powered by PAX" fan expo on April 21-22 to include video games, tabletop gaming, esports, concerts

By Brendan Sinclair

Atari launching two cryptocurrencies

Shares spike 52% after company unveils Atari Token and Pong, announces plans to allow cryptocurrencies in its gambling business

By Brendan Sinclair

Gree VR Fund invests $18.3m into 17 augmented and virtual reality startups

San Francisco-based venture capital fund re-brands to reflect commitment beyond just virtual reality

By Haydn Taylor

Meet the brewery making its own video game

Tiny Rebel Games teams up with its sister company to create Beer Money

By Christopher Dring

Report: 69% of consumers find cosmetic microtransactions acceptable

Only 6% of consumers never spend money on microtransactions

By Haydn Taylor

Unreal developers can get their EGX Rezzed exhibition space doubled

Titles in the 'Powered by Unreal Engine' zone will be eligible to have their exhibition space doubled, courtesy of Epic

By GamesIndustry Staff

Mafia III developer Hangar 13 hit by redundancies

Cutbacks "to ensure that the studio's resources are properly aligned with its long-term development plans," says publisher 2K games

By Haydn Taylor

Steam overhauls store wishlist

New ways to sort and filter games on wishlist added following community feedback

Virtual reality plant breeding game Seed wins $150,000 Developing Beyond prize fund

Developer All Seeing Eye secures unanimous support from judging panel at inaugural contest final

By Haydn Taylor

Learning to love older games

The recent boom in remastered games isn't just business as usual; it signifies an underlying shift in how consumers value older games

By Rob Fahey

Eugen Systems employees on strike

Almost half of strategy studio's developers walk out claiming labor law violations

By Brendan Sinclair

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