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GameFly introduces movies-only subscription

Original 'Netflix for games' mail order rental company expands offerings with a Netflix for movies

By Brendan Sinclair

Lucasfilm and Ubisoft partner on Star Wars game

Update: Lucasfilm Games clarified that EA will continue to work on Star Wars titles going forward, with several projects currently in the works

By Marie Dealessandri

Newzoo sees mobile marketing upheaval in 2021

Research firm discusses impact of Apple's IDFA changes and four more trends in the mobile market this year

By Brendan Sinclair

What we learned from PlayStation Vita | Podcast

Our weekly news discussion show is back, now with a new monthly section based on 10 Years Ago This Month

By James Batchelor

Turtle Beach acquires Neat Microphones

The entire Neat team will be joining Turtle Beach, including veterans Skipper Wise and Martins Saulespurens

By Marie Dealessandri

Tencent confirms 1m Nintendo Switch shipments in China

New figure only covers the official Chinese model of Nintendo's console, and excludes grey market sales

By Matthew Handrahan

Take-Two withdraws bid for Codemasters following EA offer of $1.2bn

Electronic Arts now likely to take over British racing games developer as Take-Two considers other acquisitions

By James Batchelor

Payload Studios launches incubator for underrepresented developers

First iteration of four-month Tentacle Zone programme free to early-stage indies in the UK

By James Batchelor

Admix expands into the US and EMEA

The London-based advertising and monetisation company made two major hires, joining from Google and Spotify

By Marie Dealessandri

How to enable cross-progression between generations and platforms

AccelByte's Raymond Arifianto gives a crash course on how to implement platform-agnostic cloud save features

By Raymond Arifianto

Core gamers generated 66% of mobile revenues in 2020

But casual still dominates downloads, as App Annie reports mobile gaming will pass $120 billion in consumer spend in 2021

By James Batchelor

ESA PAC to pause political contributions following insurrection at US Capitol

In the 2020 election cycle, it donated to five representatives who later voted to overturn US presidential election

By Rebekah Valentine and Brendan Sinclair

Streamer TheGrefg breaks Twitch peak concurrent viewership records

Reveal of new Fortnite Icon series skin reaches 2.4 million peak concurrent viewers

By Rebekah Valentine

Bethesda lands Indiana Jones license

Todd Howard will executive produce with Wolfenstein studio MachineGames handling the development duties

By Brendan Sinclair

What does 2021 hold for the African games industry?

Games Industry Africa's Vic Bassey lays out five trends in the continent to keep in eye on this year

By Vic Bassey

B/HI acquired by Dolphin Entertainment

PR agency formerly known as Bender/Helper Impact will operate as part of PR firm 42West

By Brendan Sinclair

Genvid targets "a huge opportunity for game developers" with Rival Peak

Jacob Navok on seeding a new form of interactive entertainment with a singular combination of live-streamed gameplay and reality tv show

By Matthew Handrahan

GI 100 | Game Changers

All 100 profiles of individuals and organisations working in diversity, accessibility, charity, mental health, progressive politics, uniting communities, and much more

By GamesIndustry Staff

Capcom security breach compromised personal data of 16,415 people

Japanese publisher previously only verified nine victims of the attacks, now says it could be up to 390,000

By James Batchelor

Riot Games and Bungie file joint lawsuit against cheatmakers

The lawsuit targets GatorCheats, which sells cheats for Destiny 2 and Valorant

By Marie Dealessandri

Dangen Entertainment settles dispute with Protoculture Games

Devil Engine contract terminated with rights reverting to Protoculture, companies part ways

By Rebekah Valentine

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts has sold over one million copies

The franchise as a whole has sold over 11 million

Twitter says gaming posts up 75% in 2020

More than 2 billion gaming tweets make for a record year as Animal Crossing: New Horizons and The Game Awards 2020 were most talked about game and event, respectively

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch, Facebook see best months for viewership yet in December

DLive, a game streaming platform used by Capitol insurrectionists, also saw December uptick

By Rebekah Valentine

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