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Digital distributor Libredia to enter publishing

German company plans to publish half a dozen titles by the end of 2018

By Rebekah Valentine

E3 2018: Every major announcement and release date

Worried you missed something last week? Check out our handy guide to all the big news from Los Angeles

By GamesIndustry Staff

Fortnite breaks record for concurrent Twitch viewers

Battle Royale smash hit outperforms previous record holder Counter-Strike: GO

By James Batchelor

Valve continues work on rejected iOS Steam Link app

After initial rejection by Apple, TestFlight version of Steam companion app updates to curb ability to purchase new games

By Brendan Sinclair

E3 2018: Microsoft finally comes out of its "self-imposed damage control position"

Industry analysts on Sony's muted E3 briefing, and why it's too soon to know if Microsoft's studio acquisitions will be proved "smart or dumb"

By Matthew Handrahan

Valve continues its fight against "fake games" on Steam

Games that haven't reached Steam's "confidence metric" will be restricted from user achievements and game counts

By Matthew Handrahan

Sea of Thieves hit three month target in a single day

Xbox Game Pass helped Rare to smash launch expectations

By Matthew Handrahan

Streaming could be key to Xbox reclaiming the lead from PlayStation

Industry analysts see Microsoft as well positioned to be the leader in game streaming, in a way that Sony will struggle to emulate

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox and Nintendo speak out against Fortnite PS4 stalemate

Phil Spencer and Reggie Fils-Aime both want their customers to play with and across other consoles

By Matthew Handrahan

Naughty Dog marks The Last of Us' fifth birthday with 17m copies sold

Combined sales of The Last of Us and the Uncharted series are now pushing 60 million units

By Matthew Handrahan

E3 2018: Starting next-gen hype early is bad for business

Casual references toward next-gen consoles and games risks overshadowing the huge releases coming in 2018

By Rob Fahey

Bethesda to raise money for charity by selling Fallout 76 trailer song

Proceeds from new version of John Denver's Country Roads will go to Habitat for Humanity

PlayStation briefing a response to "shallow" E3 press conferences

Sony Worldwide Studios' Michael Denny addresses disappointment over this week's more focused showcase

By James Batchelor

E3 2018: Cyberpunk 2077 astounds, but so do the crowds

Dispatches from the show floor, where E3 continues to struggle with delivering a satisfying show for the public

By GamesIndustry Staff

Is Nintendo Switch in trouble?

After a slight E3 showcase, investors and analysts are concerned over Switch sales. But are they right?

By Christopher Dring

Fortnite racks up two million downloads on Switch in a single day

Despite releasing late last year, Fortnite has been featured prominently throughout E3 2018

By Haydn Taylor

PlayStation 4 owners can't access Fortnite accounts on Switch

Update: Sony issues response, side-steps complaints around lack of cross-play and inability to access saved progress

By Matthew Handrahan

Nintendo: Loot boxes "have gotten a bit of a bad rap"

Reggie Fils-Aime says loot boxes "can be interesting" as long as players have other options

By Matthew Handrahan

Netflix and Telltale partner on Minecraft TV show, Stranger Things game

Minecraft: Story Mode will be an interactive five-episode series, but Netflix doesn't have "any plans to get into gaming"

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox's evolving first-party strategy

Chief marketing officer Mike Nichols explains Microsoft's "forward-leaning pivot" in how it has viewed its game studios this generation, and why it just added five more to the operation

By Brendan Sinclair

Even Assassin's Creed is a live service now

Ubisoft's push for longer engagement continues in Odyssey, says Ubisoft's Alain Corre, with plans for weekly content updates

By James Batchelor

E3 Roundtable: E3 2018 showed an industry on the brink of change

Games-as-a-service drained life out of the show floor, while the major publishers all gestured toward streaming and the next generation

By GamesIndustry Staff

Valve to challenge Discord with overhauled Steam Chat

Friends lists, group chat and voice chat receive a raft of new features

By Matthew Handrahan

Steam deprecating support for Windows Vista and XP

Support for Microsoft's operating systems will officially end on January 2, 2019

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