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The Sinking City developer asks users not to buy its game on Steam

Frogwares says it didn't create the version of the Lovecraftian detective game currently available on Steam

By Eric Van Allen

MiHoYo revenue reportedly close to $800m in 2020

Genshin Impact drove huge sales and headcount growth at the Shanghai-based firm

By Matthew Handrahan

Valve ordered to hand over sales data for Epic vs Apple case

But judge limits request to four years, rather than the six years Apple originally asked for

By James Batchelor

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Sega's release slate was cut almost in half by COVID-19 disruption

Japanese firm forecast 30 new releases this fiscal year in August 2020, but it now expects just 18 by the end of March

By Matthew Handrahan

MTG pursuing mergers and acquisitions despite down sales year

CEO Maria Redin says increased stake in InnoGames and acquisition of Hutch "mark the beginning of a new growth journey" for company

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop shares spike again

The retailer's stock closed at $91, and reached a high of $185 during after-hours trading

By Marie Dealessandri

Female Call of Duty pro reportedly murdered by another player

18-year-old killer confessed to crime, after filming it and sharing the video via WhatsApp

By James Batchelor

Fandom acquires digital games marketplace Fanatical

Fanatical will retain its brand, still be based in the UK

By James Batchelor

Thunderful Group full-year revenues rise to $374m despite Q4 profit drop

Swedish publishing and distribution firm made $16.3 million net profit in 2020

By James Batchelor

Unity report shows mobile games ad revenue grew 8% in 2020

Sports games are the only genre who didn't see an ad revenue increase in 2020, impacted by the lack of real-life events

By Marie Dealessandri

Tencent takes a minority stake in Payload Studios

British dev behind TerraTech is the latest recipient of investment from the Chinese giant

Interactive Entertainment Law Group expands into South America with merger

Deal with Colombian law firm Bedoya & Visbal Abogados gives IE Law regional strength in South America's games industry

Whose war stories are worth telling? | Podcast

Latest episode available to download now, also discusses Nintendo Direct and Zelda's 35th anniversary

By GamesIndustry Staff

Illinois politician proposes a Grand Theft Auto ban

State Representative Marcus C. Evans Jr. says Rockstar's series has contributed to an increase of carjackings around Chicago

By Brendan Sinclair

Miniclip buys Green Horse Games

Romanian studio behind Football Rivals acquired by Miniclip for an undisclosed sum

Ironsource acquires Luna Labs

Israeli firm buys the creative management platform for an undisclosed sum

Paradox reports best year ever in 2020

The Swedish firm reported record growth despite having to cancel and postpone several projects

By Marie Dealessandri

VSPN reportedly considering IPO

The initial public offering could raise "several hundred million dollars" this year

By Marie Dealessandri

UKIE aims to close the "digital divide" with Devices For All campaign

Major firms have already committed to donating computing equipment to families and schools in need

By Matthew Handrahan

UK antitrust tribunal blocks Epic's case against Apple

Court says Apple case should be resolved in the US, but allows Google case to proceed in the UK

By James Batchelor

Epic giving out virtual currency after loot box settlement

US lawsuit over loot boxes leads to publisher giving out in-game money to Fortnite and Rocket League players who bought loot boxes in either game

By Eric Van Allen

Class-action suit takes aim at Google Stadia's 4K claims

A new lawsuit targets Google, Bungie, and id Software over Stadia's streaming resolution

By Eric Van Allen

Here's why Glu is an excellent strategic fit for EA

GameRefinery's Wilhelm Voutilainen explains how EA's $2.1 billion acquisition of Glu Mobile fills some notable gaps in its product portfolio

By Wilhelm Voutilainen

Take-Two reportedly takes down reverse-engineered GTA3, Vice City source code

GitHub project blocked by DMCA, although project creator unable to rule out trolls

By James Batchelor

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