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Suspect arrested in conjunction with World of Warcraft DDoS attack

Blizzard confirms individual believed to be behind wave of server outages this month is in custody

By Rebekah Valentine

French court rules country's Steam users can resell their games

Federal Union of Consumers wins case under EU law, Valve readies for appeal

By Rebekah Valentine

Anti-bullying advocates assess what's wrong in games

There's a cultural problem that isn't going to fix itself overnight, but behaviours can and do change with the right support

By Haydn Taylor

Kickstarter accused of "union busting campaign" by former employees

Two former staff claim they were fired for their roles in unionising Kickstarter's workforce

By Matthew Handrahan

Second person gets prison sentence in fatal swatting case

Call of Duty: WWII player gets 15 months for asking third party to report emergency at online opponent's address

By Brendan Sinclair

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: A Turning Point For Loot Boxes?

Haydn and Brendan discuss the potential consequences of recommendations that the UK government introduces regulation

By GamesIndustry Staff

BetaDwarf raises $6.6m to develop new loneliness-busting genre

Danish developer cites rise in loneliness around the world, looks to "invest aggressively" in friendship game

By Haydn Taylor

PewDiePie pulls $50,000 pledge to Jewish anti-hate group

"I made the mistake of picking a charity I was advised [to] instead of picking a charity I'm personally passionate about," says popular YouTuber

By Haydn Taylor

ESA "strongly disagrees" with UK DCMS loot box report

Trade group points to promises of odds disclosure as evidence it is "a leader in partnering with parents and players"

By Brendan Sinclair

TIGA: Government should "urgently" carry out research around loot boxes and gambling

CEO Dr Richard Wilson raises impartiality concerns over suggestion of taxing industry to fund research; PEGI also weighs in

By Haydn Taylor

Electronic Arts responds to DCMS committee calls for loot box regulation

Publisher "doesn't agree with all conclusions" but will continue dialogue with UK government

By James Batchelor

Parliamentary committee recommends banning loot box sales to children

Report proposes industry tax to fund research into the harmful effects of gaming, slams "wilfully obtuse" industry representatives

By Haydn Taylor

Nintendo sues ROM site

Switch maker's anti-piracy legal efforts continue with copyright and trademark infringement suit against RomUniverse

By Brendan Sinclair

Gears 5: Teaching an old COG new tricks

Campaign designer Matt Searcy on balancing the old and new of an ageing franchise

By Haydn Taylor

Capcom wins patent lawsuit against Koei Tecmo

After second round in court, judge orders Koei Tecmo to pay nearly $1.5 million in compensation

By Haydn Taylor

Multiplay founder Craig Fletcher running for Parliament

Stopping a no-deal Brexit is top priority for the Liberal Democrat candidate for Romsey and Southampton North

UK High Court orders ISPs to block Switch hacking sites

Judge sides with Nintendo in blacklisting a handful of sites advertising circumvention devices and software

By Brendan Sinclair

Home Office confirms games roles will be added to UK occupation shortage list

Migration Advisory Committee's industry-informed recommendations have been approved

By James Batchelor

UK regulatory roundup: Where we are and what lies ahead

Harbottle & Lewis on four imminent developments that will impact the games industry in the UK and Europe

By Kostyantyn Lobov

Niantic agrees to combat trespassing Pokémon Go players

Developer settles class action lawsuit after three years, committing to new preventative measures

By Haydn Taylor

Nexon Korea union holds demonstration one year after formation

South Korea's first games industry union demands job security, protests restructuring

By Rebekah Valentine

Yves Guillemot on the thin line between politics and entertainment

Ubisoft CEO speaks about the difficulty of tackling sensitive real-world issues while running a multi-billion dollar entertainment firm

By James Batchelor

Industry needs to sit up and take notice following abuse allegations | Opinion

BECTU boss Philippa Childs puts forward six recommendations to combat industry abuse problem

By Philippa Childs

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