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Starfield and Redfall delayed to 2023

Both Bethesda titles are now due in the first half of next year

By Marie Dealessandri

Kirby racks up second month at No.1 | Japan Monthly Charts

Switch boxed games sales dip below one million units for the first time since September

By James Batchelor

The many virtues of Heroes of Might and Magic 3 | Why I Love

Carry Castle CEO Per Fornander sings the praises of the 1999 hot seat multiplayer strategy PC game

By Per Fornander

EA expands Criterion with Codemasters Cheshire team

Two development studios will now operate as one working on the future of Need For Speed

By James Batchelor

Ubisoft has "everything we need to remain independent," says CEO

CFO skirts around NFT question but says future tech will provide "very meaningful value propositions for players"

By Marie Dealessandri

TIGA: UK games development workforce grew 25% to over 20,000 full-time staff

The games industry's annual contribution to the UK's GDP reached £2.9 billion by December 2021

By Marie Dealessandri

RichCast launches $330,000 Creators Fund

Initiative aims to commission over 25 projects from game makers and other creative artists alike over the next year

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Ubisoft's annual sales decreased 4% to $2.2bn

Looking ahead, Yves Guillemot says the publisher plans to expand its franchises with four mobile games in development

By Jeffrey Rousseau

During Q1 2022 global mobile game revenue declined 6% to $21.2bn

The US saw a drop of 10% in consumer spending, whereas Japan's player revenue fell by 18% during the period

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Starbreeze Q1 losses increased 471% to $2.4m

CEO Tobias Sjögren said that player engagement "demonstrates how popular [Payday 2] still is 8 years after its launch"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Resident Evil Village drives Capcom to fifth year of record profits

Publisher reports net sales of $846.3 million, sold a record number of games at 36.2 million

By James Batchelor

An introduction to games technical art

Atomhawk's technical art director Liam Fleming explains what technical artists do and gives pointers on how to become one

By Marie Dealessandri

Sumo Group joins Playing for the Planet Alliance

Company reiterates pledge to become carbon neutral by 2025

Kwalee opens Portuguese office

New location to be led by CTO Pedro Caria

By Marie Dealessandri

Microsoft announces new accessibility tools for devs

The company unveiled its Gaming Accessibility Resource Hub, further guidance as part of its accessibility guidelines, and more

By Marie Dealessandri

Warner Bros cancels Gotham Knights' PS4 and Xbox One versions

The publisher said the title will release on PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC only, "to provide players with the best possible gameplay experience"

Sony reduces PlayStation 5 forecast to 18m units due to component shortage

Platform holder says it will “need to be proactive” to maintain supply, is unconcerned by dip in active PS Plus users

By James Batchelor

Bandai Namco's profit rose almost 50% in FY2022

Sales were also on the rise, up 20% to $6.8 billion

By Marie Dealessandri

Roblox Q1 revenues rise to $537.1m

But bookings dipped 3% to $631.2 million

By James Batchelor

Activision Blizzard calls for court to dismiss DFEH lawsuit

Call of Duty publisher says Department failed to investigate properly, has unfairly damaged its reputation

By James Batchelor

Unity Q1 2022 revenue up 36% to $320m

But guidance for Q2 and full financial year has been lowered

By Marie Dealessandri

Games Branding opens first US-based office in Boston

PR and marketing firm launched as a remote company in 2021, currently has offices in Brazil and Mexico

Ubisoft adds seven to executive committee to "accelerate its transformation"

Marie-Sophie de Waubert has been appointed SVP of studios operations

By Marie Dealessandri

EA's live service offerings drove its fourth quarter earnings

Live services accounted for 85% of the period's net bookings, the firm reports continued gains for Q4 and full year revenue

By Jeffrey Rousseau

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