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Two Hat: Stop tweaking your game and start fixing your community

Security expert Two Hat teams up with Image Analyzer to tackle harmful online content and toxic communities

By Haydn Taylor

Blizzard cancels Overwatch live event at Nintendo World in New York

Launch event for Overwatch on Nintendo Switch cancelled amid hostility over Chinese censorship furore

By Haydn Taylor

UKIE prepares no-deal Brexit advice

Trade body to release free written, audio, and visual content as Britain prepares to leave EU

By Haydn Taylor

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

Blitzchung says he will "be more careful" following Blizzard statement

The Hearthstone pro player says he has “no idea” if he'll still want to compete after his six months ban

By Marie Dealessandri

Riot Games directs casters and players not to discuss politics on air

Global head of League of Legends esports says it wants "to keep broadcasts focused on the game"

By Rebekah Valentine

Blizzard "assessing the situation" surrounding blitzchung's ban as more protests mount

Collegiate Hearthstone players, professional casters distance themselves in support of player banned for Hong Kong protest

By Rebekah Valentine

Rocksteady and Creative Assembly under fire over Video Game Tax Relief

TaxWatch UK highlights ways multinational companies are using scheme to shift profits

By Haydn Taylor

Blizzard employees organise walkout following Hong Kong controversy

Popular caster Brian Kibler also withdrew his participation to the Hearthstone Grandmasters final

By Marie Dealessandri

Ustwo Games accused of union busting

UPDATE: Independent Workers Union of Great Britain has taken legal action against Monument Valley developer

By Haydn Taylor

Epic won't take action against Fortnite players who speak up about Hong Kong

"Epic supports everyone's right to express their views on politics and human rights"

By Rebekah Valentine

Blizzard backlash escalates following Hong Kong supporter ban

US senators, Blizzard employees and Hearthstone communities decry developer's attempt to avoid controversy with China

By Marie Dealessandri

Man breaks into Valve, steals $40,000 of equipment, games

Same suspect has been previously arrested for burglary, stealing a FedEx truck

By Rebekah Valentine

NHS targets gaming addiction with new specialist clinic

"Compulsive gaming and social media and internet addiction is a problem that is not going to go away when they play such a key part in modern life," says mental health director

By Haydn Taylor

Epic Games faces class action lawsuit in Canada over "Fortnite addiction"

Developer failed to adequately warn of game's dangers, alleges lawsuit

By Haydn Taylor

Rick Fox sues Echo Fox partners for fraud

Ongoing dispute between organization owners sees Fox ousted as he accuses partners of "financially ruining" the company

By Rebekah Valentine

Epic, minor accused of cheating in Fortnite settle copyright suit

Confidential settlement concludes summer dispute between Fortnite YouTuber and game maker

By Rebekah Valentine

Former Nintendo lawyer and Kirby namesake John Kirby dies

Legal expert saved Donkey Kong in case against Universal

By James Batchelor

The UK games industry is at a regulatory crossroads | Opinion

Harbottle & Lewis' Kostya Lobov breaks down the potential impact of various government initiatives and investigations

By Kostya Lobov & Alan Moss

Gearbox and its former lawyer agree to drop lawsuits

Suits dismissed after parties resolve "misunderstandings," say evidence exonerated Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford

By Brendan Sinclair

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