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GOG: Streaming is another layer of DRM

Head of global communication Lukasz Kukawski says streaming won't take over game distribution, talks about storefront's approach to discoverability and audience expansion

By Brendan Sinclair

Streaming will happen, just a matter of when - EA

Executive VP of strategic growth Matt Bilbey sees streaming-capable smart TVs eliminating traditional consoles in 10 years, discusses "EA moral compass" after Star Wars: Battlefront 2 loot box backlash

By Brendan Sinclair

The chart-topping return of Dontnod Entertainment

CEO Oskar Guilbert discusses the Life Is Strange studio's growth and the stories it can tell beyond games

By James Batchelor

Bandai Namco: “We want 50% of our games to be new IP”

Digital and marketing VP Hervé Hoerdt details how the Japanese publisher plans to create new brands that yield movies, toys and more

By James Batchelor

Taking stock after five years of ID@Xbox

Chris Charla talks about the program's biggest successes, pain points, and the conventional wisdom on when to announce and release independent games

By Brendan Sinclair

Fallout 76 and the thrill of 'stranger danger'

Bethesda's Pete Hines discusses how the publisher's previous RPGs have been cheating players - and how its next title resolves this

By James Batchelor

How Remedy is taking Control of its own destiny

CEO Tero Virtala on the Finnish developer's plans for its newest IP and the lessons learned from its Microsoft collaborations

By James Batchelor

id Software: Avoiding cannibalization in the post-apocalypse

Tim Willits on the role of Fallout 76 in Rage 2's pre-E3 reveal, and why id no longer uses its tech to sell its games

By Brendan Sinclair

Xbox FastStart is now enabled for select games

Microsoft's AI-powered game launching can be used with titles in the Xbox Game Pass catalogue

The negativity of Keita Takahashi

The developer behind Wattam and Katamari Damacy has spent his career trying to show the potential of games, but doesn't think he's been successful

By Brendan Sinclair

E3 2018 has GameStop “looking forward to an incredible Q4”

Leading retailer shares pre-order reactions to the biggest announcements, and how publishers will benefit from a wider spread of releases

By James Batchelor

Resident Evil 2 Remake wins Best of Show at the E3 2018 Game Critic Awards

BioWare and Insomniac receive two awards apiece for Anthem and Spider-Man

By Haydn Taylor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: E3 Aftermath (2018 Edition)

We discuss the biggest trends of last week's showcase, and what they mean for the industry going forward

By James Batchelor

For EA and loot boxes, "Fair is the number one thing"

Chief design officer Patrick Söderlund discusses EA's current thinking around monetization and its future ambitions for streaming

By Brendan Sinclair

The blood, sweat and tears behind Cyberpunk 2077

CEO Marcin Iwiński on the effort CD Projekt Red is putting into meeting expectations for its ambitious sci-fi RPG

By James Batchelor

Why Unravel Two is not on Nintendo Switch

Coldwood Interactive tells us how the console's simpler hardware would have delayed the surprise launch by six months

By James Batchelor

E3 2018: Every major announcement and release date

Worried you missed something last week? Check out our handy guide to all the big news from Los Angeles

By GamesIndustry Staff

E3 2018: Microsoft finally comes out of its "self-imposed damage control position"

Industry analysts on Sony's muted E3 briefing, and why it's too soon to know if Microsoft's studio acquisitions will be proved "smart or dumb"

By Matthew Handrahan

PUBG Corp. defends the use of asset stores as the only way to "work smart"

PUBG is no "asset flip", says PUBG Corp., but store-bought assets are necessary when building maps

By Matthew Handrahan

Sea of Thieves hit three month target in a single day

Xbox Game Pass helped Rare to smash launch expectations

By Matthew Handrahan

The GamesIndustry.biz E3 Award Winners

Our editorial team picks the best of the best from E3 2018

By GamesIndustry Staff

Streaming could be key to Xbox reclaiming the lead from PlayStation

Industry analysts see Microsoft as well positioned to be the leader in game streaming, in a way that Sony will struggle to emulate

By Matthew Handrahan

HitRecord "has to draw a line somewhere" on payment for Beyond Good & Evil assets

Only work used in the game will be compensated, says founder Joseph Gordon-Levitt

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox and Nintendo speak out against Fortnite PS4 stalemate

Phil Spencer and Reggie Fils-Aime both want their customers to play with and across other consoles

By Matthew Handrahan

E3 attendance reaches highest point since 2005

2018 event was "an enormous success" says organiser as nearly 70,000 people descend on LA Convention Centre

By Haydn Taylor

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