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Yogscast CEO Mark Turpin resigns following sexual harassment allegations

Turpin apologises for "error of judgement" as second sexual harassment case hits Yogscast in as many weeks

By Haydn Taylor

Nintendo releasing new Switch with longer battery life

Tweaked model of flagship console will last up to nine hours - two more than Switch Lite

By James Batchelor

Would freedom of speech beat loot box legislation? | Opinion

A look back at the Supreme Court's 2011 ruling on video game violence suggests the First Amendment defense may not play out the same way a second time

By Brendan Sinclair

Lego Star Wars: Rise of TT Games

Game director James McLoughlin talks us through the evolution of the Lego games as the studio comes full circle with The Skywalker Saga

By James Batchelor

MTG has invested $11m in games companies this year

H1 deals include Dorian, Tonk Tonk Games and Sviper

By Matthew Handrahan

Suda 51, Rockfish, Improbable and Playground Games to speak at Devcom 2019

German developer conference takes place before Gamescom in August

By Matthew Handrahan

Private Division has parted ways with Darkborn developer, The Outsiders

Publisher confirms split at end of last year, but financially supported dev for "several months" afterwards

By Haydn Taylor

Riot extends deadline for removal of Echo Fox shareholder following racist remarks

Esports organisation was instructed to oust shareholder two months ago or face "formal action" from LCS

By Haydn Taylor

Pole to Win opens Montreal office

Production services firm now has 16 offices in ten countries

Detective Pikachu becomes the highest-grossing video game movie

Film has brought in over $436m worldwide as five remaining territories push it over record set by Warcraft

By Rebekah Valentine

German researchers propose treatment for gaming addiction

Clinical trial of 143 finds promising remission rate using cognitive behavioral therapy

By Rebekah Valentine

Pixion Games raises $2m toward mobile esports development

Seed funding to focus on core PvP experiences, expansion of "lunchtime esports"

By Rebekah Valentine

Merge Games announces $4m indie publishing and marketing fund

UK publisher looking for multi-platform titles to support as it celebrates 10th anniversary

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft announces over 110 titles coming to UPlay+

Over 40 Ultimate/Premium editions included, but may not include all special edition content

Four questions to help improve your narrative design

Narrative designer Chris Batemen takes Develop:Brighton attendees through the many avenues for plot, agency and theme in video games

By James Batchelor

Tencent launches app for streaming PC games to smartphones

League of Legends only game currently available, but more expected soon

By Haydn Taylor

Jo Twist: Games industry needs to "step up" to fight cultural bias

UKIE CEO warns critics and publishers to be careful with their language, says games are "an easy target because we're new"

By Haydn Taylor

Ubisoft: "Nobody has dared do anything with a granny before"

EMEA Director Alain Corre on Watch Dogs, Tom Clancy, and the dream of creating a game with one billion players

By Christopher Dring

German consumers spent €4.4bn on video games in 2018

Mobile and consoles have overtaken PC as nation's most popular games platforms

By James Batchelor

My.Games acquires Love Sick dev Swag Masha

Deal is first since parent company Mail.Ru launched gaming brand earlier this year

By Haydn Taylor

A record year for GamesIndustry.biz: Letter from the Publisher

New events, new website sections and new initiatives for 2019 and 2020

By Christopher Dring

GameStop plans to renovate stores, pilot new store concepts

Troubled retailer hopes to draw customers back in with local esports competitions and retro-only branches

By James Batchelor

NetEase acquires minority stake in Behaviour Interactive

Partnership to help enhance Chinese game giant's research and development efforts

By Haydn Taylor

Kickstarter suspends over ambitious MMO inspired by GTA Online

"We require projects to be honest and clearly presented, and this project failed to meet that standard," says Kickstarter

By Haydn Taylor

Disney hires former PlayStation portfolio boss to head up games licensing

John Drake says it's an "amazing time" to bring the worlds of Star Wars, Marvel and Fox to video games

By James Batchelor

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