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Why 2m sales means the Human: Fall Flat developer never has to work in IT again

We speak to Tomas Sakalauskas of one-man studio No Brakes Games about the career-changing success of his physics-based puzzler

By James Batchelor

27% of Brits have purchased 18-rated games while still underage

While still underage, 65% of millennials have played an 18-rated video game and 35% bought one

By Haydn Taylor

The Humble beginnings of National Insecurities

The British start-up reflects on lessons learned about funding projects and how these led to a three-game deal with Humble Bundle

By James Batchelor

Starbreeze Studios report pre-tax loss of $22.2m for 2017

New share issue worth $29.9 million to keep company afloat until release of delayed Walking Dead title

By Haydn Taylor

Bandai Namco opens two virtual reality arcades in south England

Plans to further expand the operation across the UK throughout 2018

By Haydn Taylor

Supercell sales, earnings down in 2017

Clash Royale studio posts lowest numbers in three years, still brings in $810 million profit on more than $2 billion in revenue

By Brendan Sinclair

Senator calls on ESRB to re-consider loot boxes

New Hampshire Democrat Maggie Hassan says "at minimum" the ratings system should note when games employ the contentious business model

By Brendan Sinclair

Machinima: "We're no longer an upstart teenager"

GM Russell Arons explains why the rebranded logo breaks from the past when the content strategy is about "returning to our roots"

By Brendan Sinclair

“History is our playground”: Bringing Assassin's Creed into the classroom

We speak to Maxime Durand, franchise historian behind the publisher's flagship series, about its new violence-free Discovery Mode

By James Batchelor

Chatterbox secures €325,000 to develop games for instant messenging platforms

"We are at the sweet spot of casual gaming and messaging - both mega trends of this decade", says Chatterbox CEO

By Haydn Taylor

Channel 4 announces retro games mini-series starring Rob Beckett

Four-part series will see stand-up comic and other celebrity guest exploring the history of video games

By Haydn Taylor

GamesIndustry.biz 100: Future Talent event set for EGX Rezzed

This time we're looking for the next generation of video game superstars, sponsored by Amiqus

By Christopher Dring

UK screen industries back "zero-tolerance guidance" on harassment and abuse

Free 24/7 support hotline under development to help those affected by bullying and harassment

By Haydn Taylor

If loot boxes are free-to-play's present, what will be the future?

With a new round of funding and Dauntless ramping up to open beta, Phoenix Labs is ready for a free-to-play renaissance

By Brendan Sinclair

Game Dev Tycoon loses 77% of positive Google Play reviews

Indie developer suggests Google's algorithm for handling fake reviews on free-to-play titles is to blame

By Haydn Taylor

Bury Me, My Love triumphs in Google Play Indie Games Contest

Old Man's Journey and Yellow named runners up as top titles promised up to €100,000 in marketing support

By James Batchelor

Twitch surpasses CNN and MSNBC with record-breaking viewership

Video streaming platform attracts 962,000 concurrent viewers in January

By Haydn Taylor

Daedalic Entertainment opens new Munich office

Bavarian branch is publisher's third in Germany, former Klonk Games team hired to work on new title from Deponia creator

By James Batchelor

South Australian Game Development Fund now open

Production, development, and marketing grants now available as part of state government's AU $2 million investment fund

By Haydn Taylor

De Blob publisher THQ Nordic buys Koch Media for €121m

Deep Silver, Saints Row, Dead Island and more acquired by European publisher

By Christopher Dring

Epic story, sublime design, and controller support

Why I Love: The Ghost Story Games crew on what won them over in Dota 2, Doom, Kerbal Space Program, and Final Fantasies X and XIV

By Ghost Story Games

SAG-AFTRA board unanimously approves new sexual harassment code of conduct

Four Pillars of Change initiative to combat sexual harassment and achieve workplace equality

By Haydn Taylor

Poundland enters games retail with 5 console titles

350 UK stores now stocking video games with 50 more to be added in March, retailer tells GamesIndustry.biz

By James Batchelor

Applications open for second Nordic VR Startups accelerator

NVS will invest up to €100,000 in each selected company, and provide free office space, mentorship and support

Develop:Brighton reshuffle spreads main conference over three days

Meanwhile, sister event Evolve will become an individual track at the July gathering

By James Batchelor

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