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Chinese streaming firm Huya raises $180m in IPO

Esports broadcast platform meets high-end expectations with value of $12 per share

By James Batchelor

How to get to 'WOW!': The challenging road to marketing VR

Insomniac senior community developer Tim Salvitti talks about what the studio learned (and unlearned) when it came to pushing VR games

By Tim Salvitti

Rooster Teeth expands into the UK with London office

London will be "a proving ground" in a larger, international expansion

By Matthew Handrahan

Twitch starts beta for new monetisation system

Viewers can now spend virtual Bits in Extensions, with revenue divided between streamer and developer

By Matthew Handrahan

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Voice acting, with OMUK

Latest episode available to download now, featuring voice director Mark Estdale

By James Batchelor

Vavra: "There is no propaganda" in Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Warhorse co-founder says controversy over historical RPG would be "laughable if it wasn't serious"

By James Batchelor

Twitch takes 82% of viewership hours for the top streaming titles in Q1

Esports content generated 11 per cent of all viewership hours across Twitch and YouTube

By Haydn Taylor

What Remains of Edith Finch beats out AAA giants to win the BAFTA for Best Game

Double Fine's Tim Schafer recognised on the night with a BAFTA Fellowship

By Haydn Taylor

Eight Rezzed sessions you won't want to miss

Advice on career changes, promoting your game and community management all offered at London games showcase this weekend

By James Batchelor

Brian Crecente joins Variety

Former head of Rolling Stone's Glixel to add gaming coverage to entertainment industry trade site

By Brendan Sinclair

Video Games: Design/Play/Disrupt arrives at Victoria and Albert Museum this autumn

"Exhibition will provide a compelling insight into one of the most important design disciplines of our time," says V&A director

By Haydn Taylor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Making virtual reality mainstream, with Terra Virtua

Subs-based VR platform's CTO Kish Hirani discusses killer apps, and the link between VR and theme parks

By James Batchelor

Fortnite dominates both Twitch and YouTube, according to latest figures

Epic Games' battle royale generates $5.3m in first ten days on iOS

By Haydn Taylor

Games Media Brit List finalists revealed

Nominees named for inaugural event - including four nods for GamesIndustry.biz team. Winners announced on May 17th

Far Cry 5: Critical Consensus

Ubisoft's latest open-world shooter praised for its familiar-but-fun gameplay, but hints at political commentary leave critics wanting

By James Batchelor

Live-action Street Fighter TV series in the works following Capcom and eOne deal

Team behind web series Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist brought on board to executive produce

By Haydn Taylor

Google Play announces Change the Game Design Challenge

$10,000 college scholarship up for grabs in design contest

By Haydn Taylor

EGX 2018 tickets now on sale

UK's largest consumer games event returns to the Birmingham NEC from September 20th to 23rd

Building PUBG hype on a $0 marketing budget

Lead community manager Sammie Kang explains how Bluehole cultivated a devoted following of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds streamers from scratch

By Brendan Sinclair

Drake, Ninja light up Twitch with Fortnite stream

Epic and Twitch say they didn't pay for session that saw rapper and streamer draw more than 600,000 concurrent viewers

By Brendan Sinclair

Hellblade leads with nine nominations at this year's BAFTAs

Horizon Zero Dawn a close second with eight, followed by What Remains of Edith Finch with seven

By Haydn Taylor

Xbox moves venue at E3 2018

Why did Microsoft cross the road? (To get to a bigger venue)

By James Batchelor

Twitch Prime kicks off monthly free games bundle with Superhot, Shadow Tactics

Members will receive permanent additions to their collections as long as their subscription lasts

By James Batchelor

PlayStation and Classic FM team up for orchestral concert

Event takes place at London's Royal Albert Hall on May 30th, features music from The Last of Us, Uncharted and more

Watch the industry's response to Trump's violent video games reel

Games For Change compiles montage of beautiful and emotional moments from The Last of Us, Zelda, Minecraft, Abzu and more

By James Batchelor

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