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The Epic vs Apple judgement leaves much undecided | Opinion

Apple must allow app developers to point consumers at alternative payment methods - but there will be many more legal wrangles before the impact on mobile games is clear

By Rob Fahey

Mobile Premier League raises $150 million

The India-based mobile esports company is valued at $2.3 billion

By Marie Dealessandri

Does the Epic vs Apple judgement open iOS to more legal attacks?

Legal experts discuss the ramifications of the recent court decision in the ongoing dispute

By James Batchelor

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Activision Blizzard accused of interfering with employees' right to organize

Update: The charge has been made publicly available, with CWA accusing Activision Blizzard of "repeatedly [engaging] in unlawful conduct"

By Brendan Sinclair

Team17 reports record revenues of 40.1m in H1

Profit before tax hits 14 million, net cash up 32% to 66.6 million

By Danielle Partis

Pitfalls to avoid when looking for funding

1047 Games' Ian Proulx explores how to narrow down prospects, remove confusion, and speed up the funding process

By Ian Proulx

Epic vs Apple: All The Headlines

Judge rules in favour of Apple on nine out of ten counts, but Epic has filed to appeal

By GamesIndustry Staff

Epic appeals against judge's ruling in Apple antitrust case

Fortnite firm turns to US Court of Appeals as its legal crusade continues

By James Batchelor

Twitch sues users over hate raids

Lawsuit accuses two individuals of being the source of recent targeted attacks against marginalized streamers

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Judge orders Apple to allow apps that link to external payment options

Update: Ruling on the merits includes additional insight on why Epic won just one of ten counts

By Brendan Sinclair

Former Starbreeze CFO acquitted of insider trading charges

Sebastian Ahlskog no longer has to pay fine after Swedish Court of Appeal orders original judgement be amended

By James Batchelor

Shipwright Studios cuts ties with Tripwire Interactive over president's anti-abortion views

Update: Chivalry 2 creator Torn Banner Studios also distances itself from Tripwire

By James Batchelor

Azerion acquires digital advertising company Sublime

With this acquisition, the games monetisation platform aims at strengthening its offering across Europe

Odeeo raises $1m for "non-disruptive" ads for mobile games

The company's audio ads aim to avoid disrupting gameplay

By Marie Dealessandri

South Korea's App Store law is a grand experiment | Opinion

With legislation regulating app stores considered by many regions, South Korea's typically early-mover approach will be watched carefully

By Rob Fahey

Multiscription raises €800,000

Latest funding round will go towards growing its subscription platform for free-to-play games

By Marie Dealessandri

Video games projects raised $13m on Kickstarter during H1 2021

184 video games projects reached their goal, versus 168 last year

By Marie Dealessandri

South Korea bans Apple, Google from blocking third-party payments

Government also claims the power mediate disputes over app payments, cancellations and refunds

By James Batchelor

China bans minors from playing games during the week

Regulation will permit children to play an hour of games a day from Friday through Sunday

By Brendan Sinclair

South Korea plans to abolish gaming curfew

Law that blocks underage players' late night access to online games will be dropped in favour of current 'choice permits'

By James Batchelor

The industry should follow EA in using patents to defend accessibility | Opinion

Software patents are a controversial topic but employed defensively, they can help to protect essential accessibility features from the chilling effects of a flawed system

By Rob Fahey

Activision Blizzard lawsuit expanded to include contractors, claims publisher shredded documents

California DFEH also claims appointment of law firm WilmerHale has interfered with investigation

By James Batchelor

More than 180m claimed in UK games tax relief last year

Tax incentive benefits for UK games industry sees 48% increase compared to the year of 2019-2020

By Jeffrey Rousseau

EA shares five innovations via Accessibility Patent Pledge, wants other devs to do the same

Chris Bruzzo tells us why the publisher is sharing its patented technology, including Apex Legends' Ping System

By James Batchelor

POC in Play highlights South Asian talent with SAHM 100 list

Organization celebrates South Asian Heritage Month to highlight devs "who are often hidden behind the scenes"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

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