Keywords Studios: “We are going to keep acquiring new companies”

The video games outsourcing giant on expanding its services, fixing crunch and how it will avoid competing with its clients

By Christopher Dring

Wargaming UK acquires Edge Case Games

Fractured Space developer will be folded into World of Tanks firm to work on new free-to-play MMO

By James Batchelor

Starbreeze management ordered to cut costs after poor sales of Overkill's The Walking Dead

Board of directors mandates review to cost of operations, calls for publisher to “sharpen focus on core business”

By James Batchelor

What Brexit means for your recruiting efforts

InnoGames COO Michael Zillmer offers advice on securing the best talent amid uncertainty in the UK

By Michael Zillmer

Rockstar abandons Agent trademark

Almost ten years after announcement, GTA developer's spy thriller seems to be officially dead

By James Batchelor

Rebellion opens 220,000 sq ft film studio

Games firm hopes to create 500 new jobs with multiple sound stages and post-production facilities

By James Batchelor

Promethean AI promises to unlock experimentation in AAA development

Founder and CEO Andrew Maximov discusses how AI can reshape the games industry

By Haydn Taylor

Shenmue III crowdfunding totals $7.18 million

Ys Net campaign to revive Sega adventure role-playing franchise declares final tally drawn from more than 81,000 backers

By Brendan Sinclair

Zen and the art of development: Designing games for meditation

Alto's Odyssey, ABZŰ, and Shape of the World developers on how to develop a meditative experience

By Rebekah Valentine

When does an homage become a rip-off?

Legal or not, Epic Games' uncompensated copying of other creators' dances in Fortnite has called the company's morality into question

By Rob Fahey

Total War Arena going offline

Creative Assembly and Wargaming's free-to-play collaboration "did not meet all our expectations"; open beta will be shuttered after a year

By Brendan Sinclair

Making Starlink soar on Switch

We speak to studio behind the Star Fox-infused Nintendo edition of Ubisoft's ambitious new IP

By James Batchelor

Fundraising begins for veteran developers who lost home in California wildfire

100% of proceeds from GoFundMe campaign - plus John Romero's Doom auction - will go to writers Christy Marx and Randy Littlejohn

Niantic working with United Nations to promote tourism through its games

New partnership will Pokémon Go and Ingress events built around local culture and history

By James Batchelor

“I'd rather have bad reviews than no reviews”

The creator of Conker's Bad Fur Day on the unforgiving task of promoting his latest indie game

By Christopher Dring

Radiant Worlds relocates as Rebellion Warwick transition completes

Oliver Twins' studio now in new premises purchased by parent following acquisition earlier this year

By James Batchelor

Strong Museum launches Women in Games exhibit

Museum invites women pioneers in gaming to open exhibit with speeches, celebration

By Rebekah Valentine

Telltale's The Walking Dead back in development

Skybound begins work on final two episodes with some original team members

By Rebekah Valentine

Ex-Remedy CEO opens new Helsinki studio Redhill Games

Matias Myllyrinne brings together development team from companies such as Wargaming, Guerilla, Starbreeze

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft acquisition gives inXile 'safe harbour' - Fargo

Founder of RPG outfit says costs of AA development have tripled since 2012, selling to Xbox maker gives studio resources to keep up

By Brendan Sinclair

Star Citizen crowdfunding has passed $200m

Chris Roberts reports the game now has backers in 171 countries, has smashed all crowdfunding records

By James Batchelor

Unpacking: Turning stressful activities into a stressless game

Wren Brier and Tim Dawson of Witch Beam share their journey so far creating Unpacking and finding a game in an ordinary activity

By Rebekah Valentine

Valve under fire for 'greedy' Artifact monetisation system

Developer introducing new features during the game's beta to alleviate some concerns

By James Batchelor

Discord Early Access launches with five titles

Developers seek community feedback on in-progress titles as Discord further establishes as a storefront

By Rebekah Valentine

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