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New research reveals growing number of older gamers

Global Web Index's new report finds the ranks of gamers between 55-64 have grown 32% in three years

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Activision takes Call of Duty Warzone trademark fight to court

After 2017 browser game objects to trademark filings, publisher asks a judge to determine rights

By Brendan Sinclair

Epic reportedly set to lose at least $330m in efforts to compete with Steam

CEO Tim Sweeney considers it a “fantastic investment” into growing the business

By Danielle Partis

Court overturns ruling against Quantic Dream over unfair dismissal

Quantic Dream also shared a statement to "set the record straight," dismissing all allegations of toxic culture

By Marie Dealessandri

US State Department supports virtual exchange program to unite young developers globally

Game Exchange will support aspiring developers from 'underserved populations' across the US and Middle East

By Danielle Partis

The secret to publishing games overseas: Be more local than locals

Man Zhou shares Tencent's experience of helping to make Chinese games popular in Japan through successful localization

By Man Zhou

Tell Me Why and The Last of Us Part 2 joint winners at GLAAD Media Awards

Judges call a tie between acclaimed titles from Dontnod Entertainment and Naughty Dog in Outstanding Video Game category

Limit Break and Out Making Games partner on UK mentorship for all underrepresented groups

Program is expected to more than double 2020's cohort with around 700 mentors and mentees

By James Batchelor

Nintendo to focus more on original IP

"New game series as well as long-sellers such as Mario and Zelda" will be the focal point going forward, president Shuntaro Furukawa says

By Marie Dealessandri

Never too late to learn something new | This Week in Business

The Academy had a week full of insights on game design, localization, narrative direction, IP licensing, and performance capture

By Brendan Sinclair

Marketers underestimate users' privacy concerns - Survey

AppsFlyer and MMA Global release results of surveys around impact of Apple's upcoming privacy changes

By Brendan Sinclair

CrazyLabs exceeds 4bn downloads

Publisher reaches new milestone with its portfolio of titles across mobile landscape

Wargaming opens new Lithuanian studio

The new office is to focus on increasing the size of MS-1, the development team behind World of Tanks Blitz

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Twitch sets new record with over 2bn hours watched in March

Grand Theft Auto V becomes the number one game watched for the first time as sleeping streamers gains popularity

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Tripledot Studios raises $78 million

"The funding round will allow us to accelerate our growth by acquiring studios that can benefit from our expertise"

By Marie Dealessandri

How weapon capabilities influence environmental design and player movement

Lead game designer on Hood: Outlaws & Legends Jamie Smith explores how weapon mechanics can impact other areas

By Jamie Smith

Grid secures $10m in Series A funding

German-based esports data company will use the "investment to take on the US"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

PlayStation 5 enjoys second biggest month so far | UK Monthly Boxed Charts

March 2021 can't match March 2020, but it was still a strong month for physical game sales

By Christopher Dring

Outright Games' Q4 2020 revenue skyrockets to 22m

The publisher saw a 75% growth year-on-year, boosted by the release of Paw Patrol, TrollHunters, and Transformers titles

Could Apple and Google pull the plug on mobile game monetisation? | Opinion

As consumer and governmental pressure mounts over loot boxes, services like Apple Arcade indicate a desire by platform holders to move away from the monetisation free-for-all

By Rob Fahey

Netflix lands streaming deal for Sony films, including Uncharted

All Sony Pictures films from 2022 will be available on the streaming platform after their initial theatrical release

By Marie Dealessandri

Microids signs Smurfs license for four more games

French publisher commits to follow-up this year's Mission Vileaf with Smurfs games from a variety of genres

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Ubisoft names Anika Grant chief people officer

Publisher cites former Uber HR director's 19 years of experience "leading HR transformation" as it continues reform efforts after scandals

By Brendan Sinclair

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