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Switch expanding the console market, says Interpret

Consumer insights firm notes large uptick last year in Switch owners who don't have any other consoles

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayVS expands to Canada with GameSeta acquisition

The high school and college esports league will partner with BC School Sports

By Marie Dealessandri

Pokémon Crystal keeps us interested by telling us less | Why I Love

Ocean's Heart developer Max Mraz digs into the enduring mysteries of the classic Pokémon adventure

By Max Mraz

Sagard NewGen acquires minority stake in Asobo Studio

The Flight Simulator developer opened its capital to "support its growth, while preserving its strategic and creative autonomy"

By Marie Dealessandri

FIFA 21 was Europe's best-selling boxed game in 2020

Nintendo rounds out the top three with Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

By James Batchelor

Québec law firm files latest Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift lawsuit

Lambert Avocat seeking compensation for all Québec consumers who bought Switch controllers since August 2017

By James Batchelor

Rival Peak reaches 22m views

600,000 unique viewers have interacted with the game/reality TV show hybrid

By Marie Dealessandri

Capcom raises forecasts thanks to growing digital sales

Solid performance for Resident Evil 3 and strong orders for Monster Hunter Rise delivering better-than-expected year

By James Batchelor

Team17 acquires Golf With Your Friends for £12m

The UK publisher has plans for more DLC for the title, and a potential sequel

By Marie Dealessandri

What a Wipeout spiritual successor can teach investors about games

Origin Venture Partners' Steve Iles explains how Formula Fusion turned its fortunes around with a re-release as Pacer

By Rebekah Valentine

Twitch permanently bans Trump, will update policy after Capitol siege

Streaming site says recent events have raised concerns over "rhetoric that encourages violence"

By James Batchelor

Peter Moore joins Unity as SVP and GM of sports and live entertainment

Former Sega, EA boss finds new role at engine developer following departure of Liverpool FC

By Rebekah Valentine

Hitman 3 | Critical Consensus

Critics applaud the end of IO Interactive's superlative trilogy, cementing Hitman's status as one of gaming's most distinctive franchises

By Matthew Handrahan

EU fines Valve and five publishers €7.8m for geo-blocking practices

Valve alone was fined over €1.6 million, having refused to cooperate with the European Commission

By Marie Dealessandri

Playtech sells YoYo Games to Opera for $10m

Update: YoYo Games confirmed the acquisition, which will form the basis for new Opera Gaming division

By Marie Dealessandri

A brief guide to becoming a concept artist

Shiro Games' concept artists tell the GamesIndustry.biz Academy about how the field is about much more than "pretty drawings"

By Marie Dealessandri

GAME details efforts to prevent PS5 scalpers

UK retailer assures automatic checks will help ensure the 'one per customer' rule is upheld as new stock becomes available

By James Batchelor

How MTG's acquisition will fuel Hutch's race to No.1

CEO Shaun Rutland on finding the right company to sell to - and the difficulty of doing so during a pandemic

By James Batchelor

Mobile gaming saw surge of new players in 2020

NPD: Number of mobile gamers increased 12% last year, in part due to pandemic-related lockdowns

By Rebekah Valentine

Miniclip acquires Online Soccer Manager studio Gamebasics

Deal aims to strengthen Miniclip's position in mobile sports market, Netherlands studio working on unannounced titles

By James Batchelor

Bohemia Interactive sold 5.7m units of software in 2020

Czech firm had 14 million unique players across its games last year

Leyline: "We don't care about the money -- we want to make the world better"

Blizzard veteran Jeremy Dela Rosa on building a platform that harnesses the wealth and influence of the games industry to change the world

By Matthew Handrahan

Oxenfree dev: "Making a decision is just as important as the quality of the decision"

Night School Studios' Sean Krankel and Adam Hines talk about the studio's process and the importance of iterating on marketing messages

By Brendan Sinclair

IPO plans value Krafton at up to $27bn

The initial public offering is reportedly scheduled for the second half of 2021

By Marie Dealessandri

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