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Take-Two's Zynga takeover | Podcast

Latest episode available to download now, also discusses how Apple Arcade breaks free-to-play

By GamesIndustry Staff

36 million games and 3.4 million consoles sold in the UK in 2021 | UK Annual Report

Nintendo Switch overtakes PS5 on the final lap, FIFA sales grow, but Call of Duty falls

By Christopher Dring

Minecraft for Nintendo Switch takes No.1 | UK Boxed Charts

It was a very quiet week at UK retail

By Marie Dealessandri

Latest Publishing articles

Pandemic removed from digital storefronts at “request of publisher”

Popular Asmodee title taken down from Steam, App Store and Google Play, more platforms to follow

By Danielle Partis

What do we expect to see in 2022? | Podcast

The GamesIndustry.biz team share their predictions on our latest podcast

By GamesIndustry Staff

Sony pulling PlayStation Now cards from retail stores

Platform holder says it's focusing on cash gift cards, as rumours spread of new subscription service

By James Batchelor

Final Fantasy 14 back on sale from January 25

Square Enix detailed its plan to expand its data centres to cope with players' demand

By Marie Dealessandri

FIFA and NBA lead PlayStation's official 2021 downloads charts

Beat Saber dominated the VR charts, while Fortnite topped the free-to-play list

By Marie Dealessandri

Chinese streaming platform Bilibili to ban violent games

Titles such as Grand Theft Auto V and The Witcher 3 will no longer be permitted

By Danielle Partis

Lego delays Overwatch 2 set over Activision Blizzard harassment scandal

Toy company expresses concerns "about the progress being made to address continuing allegations regarding workplace culture"

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitter reports gaming posts up 14% year-over-year in 2021

2.4 billion gaming tweets set new records as Genshin Impact and E3 lead conversations about games and events, respectively

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Capcom permanently bans Robson "robinho" Oliveira from all tournaments

Decision follows after the Brazilian pro-player shared that he committed acts of sexual assault on stream

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Rust sells over 12m copies

Facepunch Studios' survival title has also shifted over 1.1 million DLC packs

GameStop reportedly launching NFT and cryptocurrency marketplace this year

Update: company stock rose 7.3% on Friday following reports of NFT push

By James Batchelor

Unpacking and Inscryption lead 2022 IGF Awards nominations

Other titles in running for Seumas McNally Grand Prize include Unpacking, Loop Hero, The Eternal Cylinder, Cruelty Squad, and Unsighted

By Jeffrey Rousseau

ESA cancels in-person E3 2022

Cancellation attributed to ongoing health risks presented by COVID-19, no word on whether a virtual event will be held

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Nintendo Switch sold over 5m units in Japan last year

Outsold all other consoles combined, while PS5 sold ten times as many units as Xbox Series X|S

By James Batchelor

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot sells 4.5m units

Bandai Namco's anime RPG continues amassing sales two years after launch

Samsung unveils smart TV gaming hub

Manufacturer partners with Nvidia, Stadia and Utomik for new streaming platform

By Danielle Partis

Nintendo Switch OLED to launch in China next week

The console's digital store will be region-locked

By Marie Dealessandri

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