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Reality Gaming Group opening temporary crypto-only shop in London

Marketing event for Reality Clash also aims to educate the masses on cryptocurrency with free masterclasses and virtual coins

By James Batchelor

InkyPen brings comics, graphic novels to Nintendo Switch

Comic subscription service's debut marks first worldwide media app of its kind on the console

By Rebekah Valentine

Fox21 adapting Dontnod's Vampyr for TV

Series based on video game will be produced by same company behind upcoming Life Is Strange TV show

By James Batchelor

Facebook expands games streaming program into Germany, France, Spain and Ireland

Social network continues to appeal to livestreamers with Level Up Program to boost their audiences

2K Games veteran launches new marketing agency Attract Mode

Matthias Wehner returns to Germany to start new venture with Remote Control Productions

By James Batchelor

IGN pulls all of writer's work after plagiarism scandal

Further evidence of former employee's wrong-doing prompts gaming site to scrub him from the archives

By Brendan Sinclair

War Child, Gfinity and Nordeus team up for charity FIFA 18 tournament

Celebrities and pro gamers on board to help raise money for children in countries torn by conflict

We Happy Few: Critical Consensus

A lot to like and a lot to loathe, it's a mixed reaction for Compulsion Games' technicolour dystopia

By Haydn Taylor

Halo TV series confirmed for a 2020 release

Showtime president and CEO describes show as "[our] most ambitious series ever"

By Haydn Taylor

IGN drops Dead Cells reviewer after plagiarism investigation

Update: Site apologizes to Boomstick Gaming after determining now-former employee lifted the content of its YouTube review

By James Batchelor

Fortnite powers Ninja to become first Twitch streamer with 10m followers

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins calls the milestone "seriously ridiculous"

By Matthew Handrahan

Apple ends App Store Affiliate program, citing improved discovery

iOS-focused sites to lose app revenue after September, other content types untouched

By Rebekah Valentine

Daily Mirror paid interview subject of Fortnite hit piece

"Fortnite made me a suicidal drug addict" author offered Ł300 for case study

By Rebekah Valentine

Why did licensed games get better?

BD Labs' Mark Caplan traces the industry trends that turned big-name properties from a warning sign to a welcome addition

By Brendan Sinclair

The Escapist relaunches with "no politics" pledge

Enthusiast Gaming acquires publication, re-appoints former EiC Russ Pitts

By Rebekah Valentine

Tankee launches kids' gaming content network

Platform will show age-appropriate gameplay videos for titles like Minecraft, Roblox, Rocket League, and others

By Rebekah Valentine

Dr Jo Twist announced as chair of BAFTA Games Committee

"We are at a critical inflection point, and our future growth and innovation depends on creative collaboration with true diversity and opportunity for all," says Twist

By Haydn Taylor

Six app store optimisation techniques to get your game noticed on mobile

Spil Games's Francisco Belloch shares tricks and shortcuts that speed the process of ensuring your smartphone title stands out

By Francisco Belloch

AppLovin' takes $400 million investment

KKR & Co investment is based on a $2 billion valuation of the mobile marketing firm

By Matthew Handrahan

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

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