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The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: The mixed messages of Modern Warfare

Latest episode also discusses the ongoing AAA shift towards live service games, and what we can expect from PlayStation 10

By GamesIndustry Staff

78% of gaming preteens also watch online gaming videos

Children ages 10-12 mainly watch to improve skills, watch entertaining content creators

By Rebekah Valentine

Luigi's Mansion 3: Critical Consensus

Reviewers welcome plumber brother's latest adventure on Switch as a charming frightfest

By Brendan Sinclair

BAFTA announces Breakthrough Brits 2019

Five standout talents in the games industry recognised for their work

By Haydn Taylor

Sony to shut down PlayStation Vue in January

Four years after launch, TV subscription to close due to "slow-to-change" industry

By Rebekah Valentine

Shigeru Miyamoto recognised with Japanese cultural award

Super Mario creator will be awarded for elevating the Japanese games industry around the world

By Haydn Taylor

Sony considering sale of PlayStation Vue

Live TV streaming service has reportedly failed to turn a profit since launching in 2015

By Haydn Taylor

Mixer signs exclusive deal with Shroud

Michael Grzesiek leaves Twitch channel with 7 million followers behind for Microsoft's livestreaming platform

By Brendan Sinclair

Fortnite's "The End" event set Twitch record for concurrent viewers of a single game

1.7m people were watching a black hole on Twitch at the same time last week

By Rebekah Valentine

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Should Nintendo go third-party? And other questions

Listen to the discussion from our panel at EGX 2019, where we answered consumer questions about the state of the industry

By GamesIndustry Staff

Big spending whales aren't the problem with free-to-play games | Opinion

A player spending $150k on a mobile game isn't a problem -- but we should still be conscious of players that struggle with compulsion

By Rob Fahey

National Literacy Trust and Penguin Random House researching link between games and literacy

Partnership with UKIE will survey secondary school children to explore whether gaming improves literacy skills

By James Batchelor

World of Warcraft sees Q3 streaming rise

StreamElements: WoW Classic interest persists as Fortnite continues to dip

By Rebekah Valentine

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Can Blizzard recover from Blitzchung?

We discuss the wider impact of the backlash against the World of Warcraft publisher

By GamesIndustry Staff

Millennial Esports acquires YouTube channel LetsGoRacing

The channel, created by Grand Central Entertainment, focuses on motorsports and, recently, esports racing

By Rebekah Valentine

Adi Shankar working on another video game TV series, this time for Far Cry 3

Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Vibe to be a part of a greater Ubisoft multiverse of shows

By Rebekah Valentine

Livestream of Germany shooting removed from Twitch

Streaming site is still investigating, will permanently suspend any accounts reposting footage

By James Batchelor

Jessica Curry to host new Sound of Gaming show on BBC Radio 3

Four-part series starts Saturday, October 26 at 3pm

Mixer viewership down in Q3 despite Ninja's exclusivity deal

Report from Streamlabs and Newzoo paints mixed picture for Microsft's streaming platform

By Haydn Taylor

Acquisition and conversion costs threaten a mobile bust | Opinion

Acquisition and retention costs for mobile games show no signs of plateauing -- for many firms, this segment is becoming unsustainable

By Rob Fahey

PlayStation Now cuts price in half, adds time limited "marquee games"

Titles like GTA V and God of War will be available for limited periods at new $9.99 a month price

By Matthew Handrahan

Strong Museum awarded $700k for exhibit on gaming's cultural impact

Chairman's Special Award from National Endowment for the Humanities to fund creation of "Digital Worlds" exhibit

By Rebekah Valentine

PlayStation starts selling console hardware direct to consumers

Customers in the US can now buy PS4 and PSVR hardware, games and accessories from the PlayStation website

By Matthew Handrahan

App Annie acquires mobile analytics firm Libring

The deal will let App Annie present market data and advertising analytics side by side

Enthusiast Gaming completes complex merger with Luminosity

Newly formed entity will be the publicly traded Enthusiast Gaming Holdings

By Matthew Handrahan

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