86% of UK parents don't follow age restrictions on video games

Over half allow children to play 18+ games without supervision; far fewer similarly ignore film age restrictions

By Rebekah Valentine

Ninja Theory dominates the Develop Awards

Meanwhile, EA's Jade Raymond recognised with inaugural vanguard award

By Haydn Taylor

“There is no magic formula” for getting noticed on Steam

Auroch Digital director Tomas Rawlings discusses the hard work that goes into surviving on Valve's marketplace

By James Batchelor

Niantic's Ingress to get Netflix animated series later this year

Series based on Pokémon Go forebear will be used to introduce upcoming sequel Ingress Prime

By James Batchelor

Failbetter Games launches week-long #LoveIndies campaign

Sunless Skies developer rallying studios to get players rating and recommending their favourite indie games

Venatus expands into Asia-Pacific with Seoul office

Ad sales firm works with companies like Rovio, Nintendo and EA

Resident Evil 2 Remake wins Best of Show at the E3 2018 Game Critic Awards

BioWare and Insomniac receive two awards apiece for Anthem and Spider-Man

By Haydn Taylor

Summer Games Done Quick raises $2.1m for Doctors Without Borders

Week-long charity speedrunning marathon brings organisation's cumulative fundraising to over $16 million

By James Batchelor

Kotaku Compete shuts down

Esports coverage hub closes due to Univision budget cuts

By Rebekah Valentine

Forza Horizon 4's stream-to-earn function is Microsoft's latest attempt to push Mixer

Players will earn in-game currency purely by streaming their gameplay session to platform holder's Twitch rival

By James Batchelor

E3 2018 audience breaks Twitch all-time concurrent viewer record

2.9 million concurrent viewers watched Twitch on June 10, the day of Microsoft and Bethesda's press events

By Rebekah Valentine

Fancensus: Fallout 76 most viewed game on YouTube of E3 2018

Elder Scrolls VI enjoys Twitter attention; Kingdom Hearts III most often mentioned across media coverage

By Rebekah Valentine

Fortnite, Fallout 76, Cyberpunk 2077 lead E3 media coverage

Sony narrowly retakes leadership from Microsoft, EA dominates publishers

By Rebekah Valentine

YouTube challenges Twitch by expanding $5 channel memberships

Platform rolls out service to wider group, adds built-in merchandising tools

By Rebekah Valentine

Nintendo attracts most attention on Twitter during E3

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was the most discussed game on the platform that week

By Haydn Taylor

American Girl dolls get Xbox One accessories

Gaming finally represented as a hobby girls partake in for popular doll line with tiny Xbox One S, other accessories

Fortnite breaks record for concurrent Twitch viewers

Battle Royale smash hit outperforms previous record holder Counter-Strike: GO

By James Batchelor

PlayStation briefing a response to "shallow" E3 press conferences

Sony Worldwide Studios' Michael Denny addresses disappointment over this week's more focused showcase

By James Batchelor

Celebrating experience and tackling ageism: 50 Over 50 industry list revealed

List conceived to "counter the trend of glossing over ageism," says Game Advocacy

By Haydn Taylor

Facebook's Level Up program aims to support new creators

Social media platform adds livestream revenue tools, gaming hub page

By Rebekah Valentine

How can indies build their brand?

With so many indie games unlikely to spawn sequels, what can developers to do to carry interest over to their future proejcts?

By Brendan Sinclair

E3 2018: When and where to watch all the press conferences

Full details of all the major showcases from Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo and more ahead of next week's expo

By GamesIndustry Staff

Arc System Works introduces 'non-negotiable' streaming guidelines

Developer threatens breaches with potential channel strike or account suspension

By Haydn Taylor

US has the largest gender pay gap for video game streamers

Half of US women streamers go unpaid despite country's higher-than-average spending on influencer support

By Rebekah Valentine

Detroit: Become Human: Critical Consensus

Quantic Dream has sued journalists for negative coverage, but judging from the reviews for the studio's Detroit: Become Human, the media isn't holding it against the studio.

By Rebekah Valentine

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