Sadiq Khan aims to attract 30m for developers with new Games London investment

City mayor pledges further support for London Games Festival organisers in culture strategy draft for UK capital

By Haydn Taylor

Stardock responds to Star Control designers' settlement offer claims

Developer's VP shares original proposal, clarifies company's position on Star Control IP rights

By James Batchelor

Elements of games industry "fundamentally broken" says IGDA president

Round table discussion on unions highlights employee grievances

By Haydn Taylor

Star Control legal battle intensifies as alleged settlement offer surfaces

Stardock's "unfathomable" demands reportedly include surrender of IP rights, a public apology, $225,000 and a five-year development ban

By James Batchelor

Valve quietly cracks down on Steam hate groups

Several Nazi and school shooter-themed groups deleted, but other toxic communities still remain

By James Batchelor

Omega Labyrinth Z the first game to be banned in the UK since Manhunt 2

PQube's dungeon crawler refused rating by Video Standards Council for "sexualisation of children"

By James Batchelor

Fears of Bethesda legal action prompts cancellation of Fallout 3 remake

Capital Wasteland scrapped as modders seek to maintain a good relationship with Elder Scrolls publisher

By James Batchelor

Court documents reveal 238 gender discrimination and harassment complaints filed against Microsoft

UPDATE: "We take all employee concerns seriously and have a fair and robust system in place to investigate employee concerns,” says Microsoft

By Haydn Taylor

Female Overwatch League host receives death threats over Women's Day tweet

Soe 'Soembie' Gschwind-Penski besieged on social media for thanking supportive men

By James Batchelor

President Trump blocks $117 billion Qualcomm takeover

Singaporean rival Broadcom prevented from buying US chip firm over "national security" concerns

By Matthew Handrahan

Watch the industry's response to Trump's violent video games reel

Games For Change compiles montage of beautiful and emotional moments from The Last of Us, Zelda, Minecraft, Abzu and more

By James Batchelor

What would Trump's trade war mean for the games business?

The high-profile summit on game violence is a paper tiger; the industry should take the opportunity to persuade the President on trade issues instead

By Rob Fahey

Trump meeting with game execs yields "significant progress" - Legislator

Missouri Representative Vicky Hartzler gives her assessment as ESA thanks president for "receptive and comprehensive approach"

By Brendan Sinclair

ZeniMax, Take Two CEOs to meet with President Trump - report

White House sources have confirmed two attendees of today's meeting on gun violence

By Matthew Handrahan

Washington state passes net neutrality

Governor signs bipartisan legislation seeking to restore measures recently scrapped by FCC decision

By Brendan Sinclair

Trump to meet with gaming execs - report

UPDATE: The ESA confirms it will attend meeting with president Trump

By Brendan Sinclair

Judge bans 16-year-old from violent video games over school shooting threat

Teen had no access to weapons but 'joke' Snapchat threat led to criminal charges

By James Batchelor

New report questions World Heath Organisation's proposed 'gaming disorder' classification

Meanwhile, the global games industry's rejection of the WHO proposal intensifies

By Christopher Dring

Hooked on loot boxes

The industry's push for engagement at all costs is ready to backfire as it misunderstands the concern over a controversial mechanic

By Brendan Sinclair

ESRB responds to loot box controversy with in-game purchase label

Rating board to add new indicator on physical games when players can spend money from within the game

By Brendan Sinclair

Rebellion trademark clash compels Ballistic Interactive to change game name

Upcoming RPG Hellhunter will now be released as HellSign, Sherdians lawyer warns indies to check trademarks

By James Batchelor

Rhode Island politician proposes violent game tax

UPDATE: Representative Nardolillo spokesperson responds to query

By Haydn Taylor

"There's no excuse for unequal pay"

Leading UK games organisations discuss the importance of ensuring employees of any gender are paid fairly as claims against major non-games firms rise

By James Batchelor

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