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Industry trade bodies from around the globe unite to condemn 'gaming disorder' decision

WHO classification will create moral panic, says international trade body coalition

By Haydn Taylor

Microsoft condemns separation of families at US border

Company is "dismayed" by children being separated from parents by ICE; will continue work on Azure for government

By Rebekah Valentine

WHO makes 'gaming disorder' diagnosis official

Final version of World Health Organization's 11th International Compendium of Diseases includes gaming addiction for the first time

By Brendan Sinclair

Former Telltale CEO sues developer over alleged breach of contract

Kevin Bruner claims Telltale failed to fulfil its obligations to him after he stepped down in 2017

By Haydn Taylor

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

Apple clamps down on developers sharing data on users' friends

"When someone shares your info as part of their address book, you have no say in it, and you have no knowledge of it," says privacy expert

By Haydn Taylor

Valve launching Steam China with Perfect World

Partnership likely means leading PC marketplace will be free from the threat of long-rumoured government block

By James Batchelor

Indiegogo confirms debt collectors will recoup crowdfunding money for ZX Spectrum Vega+

Crowdfunding platform says Retro Computers Ltd failed to meet requirements for mid-June extension

By James Batchelor

Australian gamers could face throttled data usage

UPDATE: NBN confirms capacity upgrade plans to tackle congestion

By Haydn Taylor

Developers can now offer free trials on the App Store

New App Store Review Guidelines also clarify rules around multi-platform apps like Steam Link

By Haydn Taylor

Indiegogo extends deadline for ZX Spectrum Vega+ as June shipping date announced

Retro Computers Ltd "still determined to deliver the Vega+" despite ongoing dispute with former project leads

By James Batchelor

PUBG vs Fortnite: Let the market decide

A court case in South Korea revives the old question of whether a game concept deserves legal protection - but 'clone wars' should be settled in the market, not the courtroom

By Rob Fahey

PUBG Corp files copyright lawsuit against Epic Games

Korean developer began proceedings in January, alleging Fortnite plagiarises PUBG

By Haydn Taylor

Syrian refugee games developer denied UK visa ahead of awards ceremony

Path Out co-creator Abdullah Karam feels "sad and mistreated" as his misses out on Indie Prize ceremony

By James Batchelor

ESA: We can't go to the "lowest common denominator of government" on loot boxes

Mike Gallagher warns against "over-reactions" to loot boxes influencing the industry

By Matthew Handrahan

What does GDPR mean for PR?

Leading UK games agencies tell us how new privacy regulations are refining their processes and better relationships with press

By James Batchelor

We Happy Few denied classification in Australia

Compulsion Games' title cannot be sold in the country in its current form

By Matthew Handrahan

ESRB dropping short form ratings for digital games in June

Developers will still be able to get rated at no cost via IARC

By James Batchelor

Senate vote to reinstate net neutrality passes 52-47

House must now vote on the measure by January; it would then head to the President's desk

By Rebekah Valentine

Supreme Court lifts ban on sports gambling, including esports

DraftKings to implement sports, esports betting on its fantasy sports platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Daybreak insists it has no connection to parent company

UPDATE: Columbus Nova confirms it "never had any ownership interest" in H1Z1 developer

By Brendan Sinclair

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