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PUBG Mobile has ceased operations in India due to government ban

Tencent statement defends protection of user data -- "we deeply regret this outcome"

By Matthew Handrahan

Brenda Romero's tips for building your personal brand

During GI Live: Academy, Brenda Romero gave students advice on how to build and grow their reputation before even entering the industry

By Marie Dealessandri

Call of Duty drives Activision Blizzard revenues up 52% year-over-year

Modern Warfare reboot sets franchise record for first-year premium sales as engagement dips for Blizzard, King

By Brendan Sinclair

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EA fined €10m over loot boxes as Dutch court sides with gambling authority

District court unmoved by FIFA publisher's defenses, denies its bid to keep fines from being made public

By Brendan Sinclair

Capcom's games business rescues six-month results

Total revenue and profits increased despite the impact of COVID-19 on arcades and amusement centres

By Matthew Handrahan

CD Projekt Red's stock fell 25% in two months amid Cyberpunk uncertainty

Negative stories about the production and release of Cyberpunk 2077 coincided with €2.5b decline in market cap

By Matthew Handrahan

Shotcall closes $2.2m seed round

The platform aims to connect content creators and their community by letting them play together

By Marie Dealessandri

From student to professional -- advice for the road ahead

Fundamentally Games' Emelie Edholm has some advice for students and graduates building a career in the games industry

By Emelie Edholm

PS4 shipments near 114m as new generation looms

More than 75% of all PlayStation revenue came from digital sources in the second quarter, with only 41% of games bought physically

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft quietly closes its final quarter before next-gen

Update: Company projects 40% growth in hardware sales next quarter, constrained by supply

By Rebekah Valentine

Lifting the barriers for Black professionals in the games industry

Focusing on retention and promotion, the GamesIndustry.biz Academy looks at the barriers facing Black talent in games

By Marie Dealessandri

Wasteland 3 removed "interactive use" of recreational drug for Australian release

InXile's game was the only title out of 316 to be denied a certificate by the Australian ratings board in the last fiscal year

By Matthew Handrahan

Esports Entertainment Group to acquire Helix Esports and ggCircuit

The deal will be worth $43 million, Esports Entertainment Group teases more "near-term" acquisitions

By Matthew Handrahan

"The industry has come of age -- we take our responsibilities seriously"

UKIE's Jo Twist on the right response to "a new phase of regulatory scrutiny" for the games industry

By Jo Twist

Epic refutes Apple's theft claims as "implausible and deficient as a matter of law"

"Apple seeks to compare Epic's conduct to stealing cash from a vault in ApplePark," new legal filing argues

By Matthew Handrahan

VENN closes $26m Series A funding

The esports and gaming broadcast network secured Nexstar Media Group as an exclusive local television partner

By Marie Dealessandri

Tencent leads $100m Series B round in VSPN

Chinese esports firm eyes international expansion after growing to 1,000 employees in the space of four years

By Matthew Handrahan

AOC's Twitch stream is a milestone for games -- and for politics | Opinion

Embarrassing copycats are inevitable, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez opened a new frontier by showing how to reach younger voters

By Rob Fahey

"We need a real shift in the tide": Black professionals on representation in the UK

As the UK celebrates Black History Month, we speak to developers, players, ambassadors and more about racial equality in the games industry

By Aaron Lee

ZeniMax, Bethesda, Roundhouse added to lawsuit over Rune 2

Ragnarok accuses companies involved in Human Head demise and Roundhouse formation of sabotaging Rune 2 and a game based on the Oblivion Song comic series

By Brendan Sinclair

US Rep Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's Twitch stream drew 439k peak viewers

Among Us stream with fellow Representative Ilhan Omar and popular Twitch streamers saw highest peak of any politician on Twitch

By Rebekah Valentine

MAG Interactive reports $25 million in sales

Revenue at the mobile games company also grew 28% from June to August 2020

By Marie Dealessandri

EA facing Canadian class action lawsuit over loot boxes

Two plaintiffs seeking damages as suit calls out "unlicensed, illegal gaming system" in over 60 titles

By James Batchelor

Twitch purges videos after "thousands" of requests from music labels

Streaming site offers content creators the ability to delete all videos as it issues "a one-time warning to learn about copyright law"

By James Batchelor

A lawyer's perspective on the industry's abuse problem

Toxic family notions, favoritism and lack of regulation all lead to abuse, says legal expert Siobhán Crawford

By Haydn Taylor

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