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StreamElements lands $11.3M investment

Streaming production platform draws support from Pitango VC, Samsung Next, and more in Series A funding round

By Brendan Sinclair

Square Enix trademarks terms for Octopath Traveler's visual style

The publisher now has trademarks for "HD2D" and "HD-2D" in Europe

By Matthew Handrahan

Metro Exodus publisher confident over showdown with Crackdown and Far Cry

Deep Silver on how it has readied a marketing assault ahead of crowded February 15 launch

By James Batchelor

Otter Media blocks all Machinima content on YouTube

Parent company says new Machinima content will be "distributed on new channels" to be announced later this year

By Matthew Handrahan

Netflix: "We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO"

TV and film streaming service points to Epic's battle royale title as a major competitor

By Matthew Handrahan

Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 raises $2.4 million

Raised funds will be donated to Prevent Cancer Foundation

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: What now for Activision?

Latest episode available to download now, in which we discuss a post-Destiny Activision and its need for new IP

By James Batchelor

Game marketing specialist Moov2 acquired by Etch Group

Moov2's client list includes Microsoft, Sony and Supermassive Games

“TV doesn't trust games enough”

Go 8 Bit creator Steve McNeil discusses why broadcasters still struggle to embrace the power of video games

By James Batchelor

Tim Sweeney enters billionaire index nearly $3bn ahead of Gabe Newell

Neither trouble NetEase CEO or Tencent co-founder despite difficult year for Chinese market

By Haydn Taylor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: What we expect from 2019

Latest episode available to download now, in which we speculate on the year ahead

By James Batchelor

"Not enough evidence" that screen time is harmful to children

UK's first screen time guidance report recommends parents manage gaming and TV sessions based on kids' individual needs

By James Batchelor

Sunny Side Up marketing firm is Keywords' latest acquisition

Total consideration for purchase of Quebec-based service is CAD$5.9 million

By James Batchelor

Escape from Tarkov developer issues DMCA to stop story about user info leaks

Battlestate Games issues takedown on over 40 videos from YouTuber Eroktic due to "misinformation" and "negative hype"

By Rebekah Valentine

Twitch saw over 3 million streamers per month in 2018

Platform sees biggest year yet for streamers, viewership, Affiliates, and Partners

By Rebekah Valentine

Fortnite Season Five announcement most watched trailer on YouTube in 2018

Viewed 46.8 million times, the trailer beat both the Fallout 76 and Red Dead Redemption II reveals

By Haydn Taylor

GamesIndustry.biz presents... The Year In Numbers 2018

The global games market value, most watched YouTube videos, biggest mobile games and more

By James Batchelor

Charles Martinet wins Guinness World Record for most performances as same games character

Super Smash Bros Ultimate means voice actor has played Mario in 100 different titles

Capcom responds to complaints over Street Fighter's in-game ads

Publisher will “consider how we can improve this new feature” based on community feedback

By James Batchelor

Twitch sells Curse Media

Video streaming site offloads gaming media network to Fandom two years after acquiring it alongside Curse client and chat services

By Brendan Sinclair

Games Media Brit List awards to return in May

13 categories now open for nominations, celebrating the best in UK games coverage

By James Batchelor

E3 and the season of hype-building

2018 in Review: Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft made moves this year that point to a coming shift in how they approach a general gaming audience

By Rebekah Valentine

50 billion hours of gaming watched on YouTube in the last year

Video service has its biggest year to date in terms of gaming content; Fortnite accounts for five of top 10 trending videos

By Brendan Sinclair

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