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GamesIndustry.biz 100: Future Talent event set for EGX Rezzed

This time we're looking for the next generation of video game superstars, sponsored by Amiqus

By Christopher Dring

UK screen industries back "zero-tolerance guidance" on harassment and abuse

Free 24/7 support hotline under development to help those affected by bullying and harassment

By Haydn Taylor

If loot boxes are free-to-play's present, what will be the future?

With a new round of funding and Dauntless ramping up to open beta, Phoenix Labs is ready for a free-to-play renaissance

By Brendan Sinclair

Game Dev Tycoon loses 77% of positive Google Play reviews

Indie developer suggests Google's algorithm for handling fake reviews on free-to-play titles is to blame

By Haydn Taylor

Bury Me, My Love triumphs in Google Play Indie Games Contest

Old Man's Journey and Yellow named runners up as top titles promised up to €100,000 in marketing support

By James Batchelor

Twitch surpasses CNN and MSNBC with record-breaking viewership

Video streaming platform attracts 962,000 concurrent viewers in January

By Haydn Taylor

Daedalic Entertainment opens new Munich office

Bavarian branch is publisher's third in Germany, former Klonk Games team hired to work on new title from Deponia creator

By James Batchelor

South Australian Game Development Fund now open

Production, development, and marketing grants now available as part of state government's AU $2 million investment fund

By Haydn Taylor

De Blob publisher THQ Nordic buys Koch Media for €121m

Deep Silver, Saints Row, Dead Island and more acquired by European publisher

By Christopher Dring

Epic story, sublime design, and controller support

Why I Love: The Ghost Story Games crew on what won them over in Dota 2, Doom, Kerbal Space Program, and Final Fantasies X and XIV

By Ghost Story Games

SAG-AFTRA board unanimously approves new sexual harassment code of conduct

Four Pillars of Change initiative to combat sexual harassment and achieve workplace equality

By Haydn Taylor

Poundland enters games retail with 5 console titles

350 UK stores now stocking video games with 50 more to be added in March, retailer tells GamesIndustry.biz

By James Batchelor

Applications open for second Nordic VR Startups accelerator

NVS will invest up to €100,000 in each selected company, and provide free office space, mentorship and support

Develop:Brighton reshuffle spreads main conference over three days

Meanwhile, sister event Evolve will become an individual track at the July gathering

By James Batchelor

Horizon Zero Dawn wins Writers Guild Award for best video game writing

Record-breaking PlaytStation 4 exclusive fends off Dishonoured: Death of the Outsider, Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow, and Madden NFL 18: Longshot to win prestigious award

By Haydn Taylor

Rare's voyage into uncharted waters with Sea of Thieves

Studio head Craig Duncan and executive producer Joe Neate discuss Rare's approach to its first service-based game

By Haydn Taylor

Fredrik Wester stepping down as Paradox CEO

Board member Ebba Ljungerud will take the helm of publisher as Wester assumes new role to focus on new business areas

By Brendan Sinclair

Assassin's Creed: Origins on track to double Syndicate sales

Ubisoft emphasizes recurrent spending and catalog sales as it beats holiday quarter projections

By Brendan Sinclair

Watching over Overwatch pros

Talent agent Ryan Morrison on the incredible growth of the esports scene in recent years, and how players have changed along with it

By Brendan Sinclair

IGDA officially appoints Jen MacLean executive director

Emily Greer and Zoe Bell join board; Vesa Raudasoja selected as vice-chair

By Haydn Taylor

Network N acquires Slitherine's media websites

WarGamer.com, StrategyGamer.com, and PocketTactics.com join the family

By Christopher Dring

David Gaider leaves Beamdog after two years

Former BioWare writer departs for new projects, studio teases possible future material

By James Batchelor

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