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ELeague to broadcast Nintendo 2019 World Championships on CBS

Three-episode series to air summer competitions in Splatoon 2, Super Mario Maker 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By Rebekah Valentine

Nintendo clamps down on YouTube game music channels

One channel received over 140 copyright claims against their videos

By James Batchelor

Loots details new live streaming platform for the "TikTok generation"

Monetisation firm says its Twitch rival will open up new commercial opportunities for younger streamers

By Christopher Dring

Newzoo: Fans watched 81.8m hours of the Fortnite World Cup across Twitch, YouTube

Official YouTube channel beat out official Twitch channel for viewership hours during finals

By Rebekah Valentine

Sega letting movie makers make the movie

DLC: Sega explains handling of Sonic film, John Romero gets the Paradox bump, Wolfenstein dev talks politics in games, and retro console Polymega wants to work with pubs

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch CEO apologises after Ninja's old channel used to promote porn

Ninja said his was "disgusted and so sorry" as his previous content was pulled to recommend other livestreams

By James Batchelor

Discord adds limited gameplay streaming

Go Live launches next week, will allow users to share live video with up to 10 people

By Brendan Sinclair

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: It's a family show

Discusses E3 data leaks, abuse against Ooblets developer, the impact of mass shootings on games and the FTC's loot box workshop

By GamesIndustry Staff

Twitch launching its own streaming software

Twitch Studio aimed at new streamers or those who gave up because they found the process too complicated

ESPN, ABC pull Apex Legends tournament show in wake of mass shootings

Broadcasters say decision was made "out of repsect for the victims"

By James Batchelor

Police say there is no danger after Twitch HQ threatened

Investigation ongoing, employee social media accounts suggest shooting threat

By James Batchelor

ESA also leaked E3 2018's media attendee list

Data has now been removed but was still live earlier this year, despite show organisers being alerted last September

By James Batchelor

EVO in trouble with Bandai Namco, Konami and Solid Snake actor David Hayter

Tekken tournament organisers used iconic character in promo video without permission from any of the above

By James Batchelor

Ninja departure is "unlikely to diminish" Twitch

But it marks a "turning point" for Mixer, says analyst

By Christopher Dring

ESA has previously leaked media's personal details for E3

Files have now been taken down from web archive, ESA "still investigating the matter"

By James Batchelor

Mixer criticised for "breast-focused" streamer clothing guidelines

Twitch partner says rules deem female body "inherently inappropriate", Microsoft will "evaluate if changes are needed"

By James Batchelor

Temporary Pokémon Center coming to London

Pop-up store opening at Westfield to coincide with Sword and Shield launch

By James Batchelor

Ninja off to strong start on Mixer

Update: Racks up one million free subscriptions since announcing deal last week

By James Batchelor

Halo TV series pushed to 2021

Production on Showtime adaptation begins later this year with Natascha McElhone and Bokeem Woodbine among announced cast

By Brendan Sinclair

Ninja departs Twitch for Mixer exclusivity deal

Twitch's most popular streamer moves to Microsoft's smaller, growing platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Bidstack buys fraud prevention firm Pubguard

Acquisition will protect Bidstack's inventory of in-game ads

Fortnite World Cup hit a peak 2.3m concurrent viewers

Epic claims highest viewership for any esports event outside of China

Streamers host #SlutStreamDay to fight harassment, raise money for charity

Kaceytron and Izzybear713 call on streamers and players to "stand against the constant harassment and slut shaming of women"

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: The incredible timing of GTA V's online casino

Plus, we discuss the historical impact of crunch and Nintendo's Joy-Con drifting woes

By James Batchelor

Amazon reportedly ends Prime Video on Wii U, launches it for VR

Company offering a $25 credit toward Fire TV services for Wii U Prime users

By Rebekah Valentine

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