Sections

Monster Hunter World: Critical Consensus

Capcom's franchise brings more than a decade of Nintendo exclusivity to an end in fine style

By Matthew Handrahan

GPU prices more than double as cryptocurrency craze accelerates

One AMD card's street price has tripled to $1,500 but pre-built system vendors unable to match price

By James Batchelor

Breath of the Wild is Japan's best-selling Zelda title since Ocarina of Time

Media Create report doesn't even include digital sales or Wii U sales

By Christopher Dring

Nintendo scrapping Miitomo after two years

Platform holder's first mobile game to shut down in May, digital currency no longer on sale

By James Batchelor

Digital game sales up 17% in December - Superdata

Research firm finds gamers worldwide spent nearly $10 billion on games as Call of Duty: World War II and Grand Theft Auto Online break records

By Brendan Sinclair

Meet Sam, Ubisoft's personal gaming assistant

Assassin's Creed publisher explains why it's taking a leaf out of Apple and Amazon's book to better serve its players

By James Batchelor

Toys R Us closing 182 stores in US

Closures represent almost 21% of American locations for bankrupt retailer, expected to take place in mid-April

By Brendan Sinclair

Is Patreon a viable alternative to funding the indie dev dream?

Breaking the mould: Sokpop's antithetical approach to games development

By Haydn Taylor

PUBG Corp donating $2m to charity

$1m charity campaign planned for later in the year following various donations in 2017

By James Batchelor

Xbox is preparing for a post-console future

The latest Game Pass subscription offering is the next step in Microsoft's hardwareless future

By Christopher Dring

"We are giving back the true ownership of the assets to players"

French startup B2Expand is using blockchain tech to let players own and sell in-game items for Beyond the Void, and Ubisoft is helping

By Brendan Sinclair

Xbox Game Pass subscription service to include all first party games

Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 2 and State of Decay 2 will launch day and date on the service

By Christopher Dring

PUBG Corp. to kick off 2018 expansion with new Amsterdam office

CEO Chang Han Kim also explains why there is no PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds movie in the works

By James Batchelor

Facepunch Studios' Rust to leave Early Access after four years

February release will arrive without any "big reveals", but will come with more stable development and a $15 price increase

By Matthew Handrahan

Minecraft reaches 74m MAUs from 144m sales

Monthly active users are up 35 per cent in the space of a year

By Matthew Handrahan

Robot Gentleman: Success in 60 Seconds

Despite year one sales expectations of 10k, the Polish indie studio's debut game went on to sell 700k - founder Dominik Gotojuch reflects on hitting the jackpot

By Matthew Handrahan

Trion Worlds adds premium server with "no lockboxes" to Rift

Rift Prime server's "progressively unlocked content" a response to debate in the wider industry

By Matthew Handrahan

To build a future, Italy's games industry must reckon with its past

Cultural prejudice against games remains strong in Italy, but the AESVI and its development community have gained vital ground on the path to acceptance

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo's share price jumps on Labo reveal

Games giant returning to ten year-high after major project showcase

By Christopher Dring

Stardew Valley was the world's most downloaded Switch title in 2017

But Minecraft: Switch Edition dominates in home territory of Japan

By James Batchelor

The heavy cost of toxic work culture

Regardless of the truth of the allegations of harassment and toxicity at Quantic Dream, many in the industry will have found the claims all too familiar

By Rob Fahey

US console, PC market up 11% in 2017 - NPD

Hardware sales drove growth and Switch drove hardware sales as number of retail releases trend upward

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony's dev relations head departs - Report

Florian Hunziker leaves PlayStation maker after just a year on the job

By Brendan Sinclair

Subscribe to the GamesIndustry.biz Newsletters