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Link's Awakening: Critical Consensus

Faithful modern-day remake of original Game Boy game charms reviewers despite underwhelming dungeon creator, frame rate issues

By Brendan Sinclair

ESA welcomes Gina Vetere as senior vice president

Trade group adds IP law expert to senior leadership

By Rebekah Valentine

Steam Labs adds two more experiments: Deep Dive, Community Recommendations

Prior experiment Interactive Recommender gets promoted to Steam Store home page

By Rebekah Valentine

Take-Two: Next-gen won't see dev costs spike

CEO Strauss Zelnick says the days of console transitions putting significantly increased burden on publishers are long gone

By Brendan Sinclair

Ustwo: Apple Arcade "unshackles the finances" from mobile gaming

The developer of Monument Valley and Apple Arcade launch title Assemble With Care on the benefits of subscriptions

By James Batchelor

Best Places To Work Awards 2019: How happy are UK game developers?

The survey results paints a positive picture, but identify areas for improvement

By Christopher Dring

Unheadlined Goose Game interview

House House's Jacob Strasser and Michael McMaster on the studio's surprising growth from gosling to gander

By Rebekah Valentine

NBCUniversal shuts down game publishing arm

Unknown number of layoffs from 50-strong team, division head Chris Heatherly stays on for transitional period

By Haydn Taylor

Getting the best from your audio department

Unlock Audio's Elliot Callighan on the importance of communication in creating game audio, and practical advice on how to be better

By Elliot Callighan

Summer games drought slowed inflation in the UK

Office for National Statistics points to video games as prime contributor to lowest inflation rate since December 2016

By Matthew Handrahan

Google Stadia Founder's Edition is nearly sold out

Premium bundle is being replaced with similar bundle sans Buddy Pass with a different controller

By Rebekah Valentine

Reggie Fils-Aimé joins New York Videogame Critics Circle board

Former Nintendo of America president to support non-profit focused on education opportunities for underserved communities

By Rebekah Valentine

XY Gaming announces $2.5m funding round

Funds will go toward expanding esports tournament platform, adding games such as Fortnite

By Rebekah Valentine

The 57 years of unseen work that built Cyberpunk 2077's Night City

We speak to CD Projekt Red's Marthe Jonkers about the design process behind creating a unique vision of the future

By James Batchelor

Anti-bullying advocates assess what's wrong in games

There's a cultural problem that isn't going to fix itself overnight, but behaviours can and do change with the right support

By Haydn Taylor

PlayVS lands another $50 million

High school esports platform details Series C funding round, brings total funding to $96 million in just over a year

By Brendan Sinclair

Keywords acquires TV+Synchron Berlin for €2.8m

TVS has been localising content into German for 25 years

Twitch sexual content crackdown causing confusion

Streaming site has issued multiple suspensions against streamers wearing Chun-Li costumes, sports bras and more

By James Batchelor

Twitch acquires Internet Gaming Database

Acquisition will see Twitch feed database into discovery feature set

By Haydn Taylor

Microsoft donating 100% of X019 ticket sales to SpecialEffect

Event will be held in London this November, tickets go on sale October 1

Indie game pricing is in a familiar death spiral | Opinion

Data suggests a race to the bottom in PC indie game pricing, and Apple Arcade is a reminder of where this process leads

By Rob Fahey

Bioware, Beamdog devs unveil Summerfall Studios

Melbourne-based indie from Liam Esler and David Gaider will focus on "character and narrative-driven" games

By Matthew Handrahan

Mixer rolls out ads across both first-party and partnered content

For now, ad revenue appears to only benefit Mixer, even when ads appear on partner channels

By Rebekah Valentine

Apple Arcade soft launches early, to surprise of some developers

Sayonara Wild Hearts developer Simogo "had no idea" about the three-day-early beta of subscription service

By Rebekah Valentine

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