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Humble Monthly becomes Humble Choice

New plan reveals games in bundle up-front, subscribers choose which they keep

Onmyoji server shut down in Vietnam for violating local sovereignty laws

Update to in-game map shows disputed South China Sea territory as Chinese against Vietnamese law

By Rebekah Valentine

Deadtoast's My Friend Pedro nears 500k sales

Devolver Digital published game nears milestone on Switch and PC

Should Nintendo go third-party? GamesIndustry.biz answers gamers' questions at EGX 2019

Watch the full video of our panel session, which also covers the expectations for Stadia and when (if) Half-Life 3 is coming out

By James Batchelor

Xbox Game Pass users are playing 40% more games -- including outside Game Pass

ID@Xbox's Agostino Simonetta shares key learnings from Microsoft's subscription program

By James Batchelor

Big spending whales aren't the problem with free-to-play games | Opinion

A player spending $150k on a mobile game isn't a problem -- but we should still be conscious of players that struggle with compulsion

By Rob Fahey

NBA 2K20 slam dunks with best US launch month sales of any sports game ever

NBA 2K is now the sixth-best-selling gaming franchise in US history, beating out Guitar Hero

By Rebekah Valentine

Mario Kart Tour was the third most-downloaded mobile game in Q3 2019

Sensor Tower: Nintendo's racer doesn't make it to top 100 grossing despite record-breaking downloads to start

By Rebekah Valentine

Call of Duty tosses loot boxes along with Season Pass, DLC map packs

Modern Warfare adopts Battle Pass system, won't be available at launch

By Rebekah Valentine

Deca acquires four games from Gree

Indie publisher grabs midcore titles Knights and Dragons, Crime City, Modern War, and Kingdom Age from Japanese mobile outfit

By Brendan Sinclair

National Literacy Trust and Penguin Random House researching link between games and literacy

Partnership with UKIE will survey secondary school children to explore whether gaming improves literacy skills

By James Batchelor

Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab continues blockchain focus

Publisher's start-up program also looking into services to "improve entertainment experiences before, during and after gaming sessions"

By Brendan Sinclair

German regulator begins process to ban Coin Master game

Review board considers blacklisting game with gambling-like elements as harmful to minors, decision could set precedent for other titles

By Brendan Sinclair

How does the games industry solve its problem with music licensing?

Developers risk having their games removed from sale due to expired licenses -- experts from music and games weigh in on the problem

By Mat Ombler

Sold Out ramps development efforts with key new hire

The Imaginarium's Gina Jackson joins publisher in newly-created role of development director

By James Batchelor

Riot expands beyond League of Legends with rivals to Overwatch, Hearthstone and Street Fighter

Studio unveils six new title, including fighting spin-off, original IP tactical shooter and inevitable card game

By James Batchelor

Ex-Bungie president wants to offer "a job that fits in your life, not something that rules it"

ProbablyMonsters' Harold Ryan talks about the importance of establishing culture as he works to set up three new AAA studios

By Brendan Sinclair

UPlay+ subscribers report repeat charges, suspended subscriptions, other issues

Some users say they are unable to remove saved credit card information to prevent further extra charges

By Rebekah Valentine

Capcom: "We minimize gacha elements in the mobile games we develop"

Company also expects digital sales ratio to rise to 80-90% in the coming years

By Rebekah Valentine

Google Stadia Pro launches November 19

Paid subscription streaming service to debut next month as Founder's Edition bundles begin shipping; free Stadia Base to follow next year

By Brendan Sinclair

G2A: "There's no place in a business like ours for shadiness or fraud"

Communications boss Maciej Kuc addresses the biggest complaints against the divisive marketplace

By James Batchelor

Here's everything GamesIndustry.biz is doing at EGX

Investment Summit, Careers Fair, dedicated industry zone, panels and more coming to London's ExCeL this week

By GamesIndustry Staff

Microsoft introduces swear filters for Xbox

Platform holder will roll out four levels of filtration later this year to all Xbox devices and apps

By James Batchelor

Fortnite "shuts down" ahead of battle royale's Chapter 2

Latest live event sees iconic island devoured by black hole in livestream, game currently unavailable

By Rebekah Valentine

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

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