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Sony announces PlayStation Productions to bring gaming IP to film and TV

Production studio to be headed by Asad Qizilbash, already working on first round of projects

By Rebekah Valentine

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Microsoft and Sony's cloud co-operation

Latest episode also discusses EU's proposal to track overtime and eliminate crunch, plus Ubisoft's mystery AAA titles

By James Batchelor

No show floor booth for Activision at E3

E3 floor plans reveal another big player has left the LACC show floor; EA returns with private meeting room

By Brendan Sinclair

BAFTA presenting Epic Games with Special Award

Company celebrated for Unreal Engine, which was used for other BAFTA-winning games such as Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice and What Remains of Edith Finch

Discord reaches 250m users after just four years

Gaming chat platform has doubled audience in a year, with 56m monthly active users

By Matthew Handrahan

Detective Pikachu earned $161m worldwide in its opening weekend

Pokémon tie-in had best ever opening weekend for a video game film in the US, but its worldwide performance is still behind Warcraft

By Matthew Handrahan

Sony releases feature length God of War documentary

God of War - Raising Kratos depicts the five years it took to make one of the best games of last year

Newzoo: More than one billion women are active gamers

Firm's latest analysis shows 46% of all video game enthusiasts are female

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Crunch and walkouts are failures of management

Latest episode available to download now, discussing the recent incidents at NetherRealm Studios and Riot Games

By James Batchelor

ESA: Gamers are college educated, will vote

Trade group's latest annual survey looks to counter stereotypes of who plays games

By Brendan Sinclair

Dundee launches Summer of Games

City gears up for a programme of public, academic, and industry events

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: How to spoil your own announcement

We discuss Borderlands 3 microtransactions, Epic's plans for Rocket League and Valve Index in our latest episode

By James Batchelor

GTA V becomes third most-watched game on Twitch thanks to role playing server

Live viewership hours increases nearly sixfold in space of single month

By Haydn Taylor

The Indie Guide To Marketing

Freelance marketer Bee Wakefield offers devs advice on how to promote their game - and why it takes more than just social media

By Bee Wakefield

Amy Hennig: Streaming must be more than "just an invisible console"

Real-time streaming will start a revolution in storytelling, Hennig said at Reboot Develop -- but new kinds of content will be required to attract a bigger audience

By Matthew Handrahan

Is it Game Over for traditional PR?

"Definitely yes," says industry veteran Cat Channon, but a more fluid, agile and empowering approach to communications has emerged in its place

By Cat Channon

Chinese streaming platform DouYu files for $500m IPO

Tencent-backed Twitch rival could be one of the largest Chinese floatations in the US so far this year

By James Batchelor

Mortal Kombat 11: Critical Consensus

Reviewers applaud the meat and bones of NetherRealm's latest, but question the method for unlocking skins

By Brendan Sinclair

Streamlabs: Twitch is still streaming king, though YouTube is gaining ground

YouTube reaches 24% of Twitch's total streaming viewership following its merger of YouTube Gaming with YouTube Live

By Rebekah Valentine

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: PlayStation 5 vs disc-less Xbox

Will the future of consoles be defined by Sony's SSD, Microsoft's digital focus, or Capcom's corporate branded arcade panel?

By James Batchelor

Mojang sets March 2022 date for Minecraft movie premiere

Long in development project has a new director, and plenty of time to get ready for release

By Matthew Handrahan

Game Informer Australia closes as GameStop cuts costs

Former editor cites retailer's failure to find a buyer, US version of the magazine will be sold in its place

Ninja named to Time 100

Popular streamer represents gaming on magazine's annual list of influential people

By Brendan Sinclair

Gayming Magazine to launch in June

New online gaming magazine to present LGBTQ+-focused news, reviews, features

By Rebekah Valentine

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