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Mobalytics closes $11.25m Series A round

Almaz Capital and Cabra VC lead investment in the startup's "personal gaming assistant" and analytics platform

By Matthew Handrahan

Voltage Entertainment says striking writers group "is not a union"

Group of 21 Lovestruck writers wants better pay, but Voltage says freelance contracts preclude collective bargaining

By Matthew Handrahan

The end of 30%? | Opinion

The European Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Apple -- will this be the end of the App Store's 30% revenue share?

By Dr Andreas Lober

Google blocks anti-fascist game for containing references to Nazis

"Stores and platforms have to deal with hateful content, if reviewers took a closer look at Attentat 1942 for just a moment, they would find out we are not that," says developer

By Haydn Taylor

Paradox buys Iceflake Studios

Finnish company becomes the ninth developer in the Paradox family

By Matthew Handrahan

ISFE, EGDF express concerns over CJEU ruling on EU to US data transfer

Both organizations call free data transfer"crucial" to the EU games industry

By Rebekah Valentine

TinyBuild acquires Hello Neighbor developers

Team will now be called Eerie Guest Studios, indie publisher will invest more than $15 million into franchise

By James Batchelor

Why Ian Livingstone is building a school

Industry veteran on the ethos behind Livingstone Academy and why "there's no point teaching children like robots"

By James Batchelor

Nazara Technologies buys majority stake in Paper Boat Apps

Indian firm raises stake to 51%, values the educational game developer at around $20m

By Matthew Handrahan

Feminist Frequency launching Games and Online Harassment Hotline

Free text message emotional support service goes live next month, will be staffed by paid agents trained in crisis response

By Brendan Sinclair

Rising video game prices drove UK inflation in June

The Last of Us Part 2's launch, plus ongoing Switch success stories, likely to be biggest contributors

By James Batchelor

Twitch reinstates Donald Trump's channel after two-week ban

Channel has already made its first new broadcast, but all campaign rally footage has been removed

By James Batchelor

Darewise Entertainment secures €3m in seed funding

Investment led by European VC firm Serena, will be used to recruit and further develop debut game Life Beyond

By James Batchelor

Tencent is the latest potential buyer for Leyou Technologies

Chinese tech and games giant reportedly in talks to acquire parent of Warframe developer Digital Extremes

By James Batchelor

Traplight closes €8m investment round

Finnish mobile dev to focus on live-service development of latest title, Battle Legion

By Haydn Taylor

Ian Livingstone building new science and tech school The Livingstone Academy

Bournemouth-based institute will host 1,500 pupils, opens in September 2021

By James Batchelor

Magic Leap appoints Microsoft exec as CEO

Peggy Johnson takes on the role from August 1

By James Batchelor

11 Bit Studios commits $21m to production of seven games

Four of the new products are through its publishing label, while three are first-party titles

By Matthew Handrahan

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