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Apple estimated to earn more from gaming than Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo

Analysis suggests games generated $8.5 billion for App Store in fiscal 2019 alone

By James Batchelor

Where is the line between fan creativity and IP infringement?

Harbottle & Lewis' Kostya Lobov discusses the balance rights holders must strike when protecting their property and allowing fans to express themselves

By James Batchelor

China bans livestreaming by children under 16

Latest restrictions on tech popular with kids include plans to create electronic ID system to supervise minors' gaming

By Brendan Sinclair

Over 200 Chinese games firms reportedly vow to self-regulate in face of new restrictions

Statement from state-backed gaming association suggests firms will use facial recognition to identify minors

By James Batchelor

Misfits Gaming Group secures $35m investment

Media brand Scripps leads investment into global esports organisation

By James Batchelor

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

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

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