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Grand Theft Auto V update adds a casino that can be played with real money

Real money can be spent on chips, though it cannot be cashed back out into actual money

By Rebekah Valentine

Supercell pulls games out of Vietnam, citing "regulatory issues"

142 other mobile games removed by government agency in legal crackdown

By Rebekah Valentine

UKIE's Jo Twist is right: the words we use matter | Opinion

If we casually use terms like "addictive" it robs us of the ability to have a proper discussion when games do cross a line

By Rob Fahey

Yogscast CEO Mark Turpin resigns following sexual harassment allegations

Turpin apologises for "error of judgement" as second sexual harassment case hits Yogscast in as many weeks

By Haydn Taylor

Would freedom of speech beat loot box legislation? | Opinion

A look back at the Supreme Court's 2011 ruling on video game violence suggests the First Amendment defense may not play out the same way a second time

By Brendan Sinclair

Riot extends deadline for removal of Echo Fox shareholder following racist remarks

Esports organisation was instructed to oust shareholder two months ago or face "formal action" from LCS

By Haydn Taylor

Jo Twist: Games industry needs to "step up" to fight cultural bias

UKIE CEO warns critics and publishers to be careful with their language, says games are "an easy target because we're new"

By Haydn Taylor

Red Candle Games will not re-release Devotion "in the near term"

Developer apologizes again for artwork mocking Chinese president, but hopes to "rebuild trust"

By Rebekah Valentine

PUBG banned in Jordan, Fortnite expected to be banned as well

Country's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission is considering bans on a half dozen titles, cites unknown WHO study as basis for ban

By Brendan Sinclair

IP holders can now manually timestamp YouTube videos in copyright claims

YouTubers given new tools to trim or mute problematic sections in their videos

By James Batchelor

Nintendo moves some Switch production to Vietnam

Japanese publisher confirms the move is to diversify its manufacturing locations, and is unrelated to proposed tariffs

By Matthew Handrahan

Obsidian has been "very careful" not to "lecture" players with politics in Outer Worlds

"I don't want people to think this is a really hard, politically-charged game," says co-director Leonard Boyarsky

By Haydn Taylor

Microsoft and Sony reportedly scaling back console production in China

President Trump's trade war causing further disruption in tech sector manufacturing

By Haydn Taylor

TIGA calls for Video Game Investment Fund for UK devs to prevent post-Brexit exodus

"Governments in other jurisdictions will continue to seek to attract our successful studios and talented development staff," says CEO Richard Wilson

By Haydn Taylor

French government launches campaign to attract UK talent post-Brexit

UPDATE: UKIE CEO responds to Join the Game, which boasts tax breaks and funding for studios that relocate

By Haydn Taylor

Man behind Daybreak Games DDoS sentenced to two years in prison

Series of attacks against formerly-Sony Online Entertainment, Battle.net, Dota 2, others also asked to pay $95,000 in damages

By Rebekah Valentine

Digital Minister Margot James defends loot boxes

But MP calls for more research into link between gaming and gambling, and says firms with aggressive monetisation should be "brought into line"

By James Batchelor

"The games industry has some maturation to do in understanding data protection law"

Information Commissioner tells UK Parliament it will audit publishers and developers if needed as it works on Age Appropriate Design Code

By James Batchelor

Street Fighter characters to be used in Osaka police recruitment ads

Capcom consents to have iconic characters used to recruit "cyber-crime" investigators

By Matthew Handrahan

Media union launches survey on games industry working conditions

Results to be presented to All-Party Parliamentary Group on video games next month

By Haydn Taylor

Industry tells UK lawmakers it wants more research into gaming disorder

Commons committee not left reassured following latest immersive and addictive technologies inquiry hearing

By Haydn Taylor

Wolfenstein: Youngblood will not be altered for German release

International version of the game will be available in Germany, complete with Nazi imagery

By Matthew Handrahan

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