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Apple won't let Fortnite back on App Store until court ruling finalized

Epic says it has paid the $6 million it owed the iPhone maker, but Apple responded it "will not consider any further requests for reinstatement"

By Brendan Sinclair

Kotick: "Absolutely no place" at Activision Blizzard for unequal treatment

After two more investigations are revealed by the press, publisher's CEO says it is "committed to addressing all workplace issues in a forthright and prompt manner"

By Brendan Sinclair

China trials website for public to report games violating new restrictions

Players encouraged to identify games that don't require real name registration or implement time and spending limits

By James Batchelor

Blizzard chief legal officer departs amid multiple lawsuits

Claire Hart served for more than three years at the World of Warcraft firm

By James Batchelor

SEC investigating Activision Blizzard

Update: Equal Employement Opportunity Commission reportedly also looking into allegations against publisher

By Brendan Sinclair

Outgoing UKIE chair issues warning on loot boxes

Stuart Dinsey believes the question of legislation will come down to the actions of a few big companies "who have had a hugely profitable business model rightly challenged"

By Brendan Sinclair

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

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 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

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