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The Outer Worlds wins Nebula Award for Game Writing

Disco Elysium, Outer Wilds were among other nominees

By Rebekah Valentine

Sonic the Hedgehog movie getting a sequel

Original film's director and writers would reunite for another run, but decisions on cast not yet made

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch unveils new Safety Advisory Council

Group of online safety experts and Twitch partners to advise on policies, products, and trends

By Rebekah Valentine

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Twitch viewers watched 334m hours of Valorant in April

It was the most popular game on Twitch, and drove the rise of new streamers to the top ten

By Rebekah Valentine

NME launches dedicated games channel

Longstanding music media brand branches into video games coverage

PewDiePie signs exclusivity deal with YouTube

Video platform secures live streaming rights for its most-subscribed content creator, with 104 million followers

By Brendan Sinclair

Newzoo partners with Reddit for community engagement data

Analytics company to combine existing gaming data with new social community insights

Nintendo will reportedly skip its June Nintendo Direct

Company told partners that remote working due to COVID-19 disrupted schedule

By Rebekah Valentine

Shooter genre sees the most growth on PC in the midst of social isolation

Approximately 46% of PC players in March were playing shooter titles

By Rebekah Valentine

GameSpot to hold summer digital E3 alternative and charity event

Play For All to raise money for Direct Relief in partnership with major publishers

By Rebekah Valentine

Gearbox is working on a Brothers in Arms TV series

Scott Rosenbaum, Randy Pitchford to serve as executive producers

By Rebekah Valentine

What's fueling gaming content creator deals?

CAA agent Peter Letz assesses the platform exclusivity trend and the surge in non-endemic brand interest in gaming personalities

By Brendan Sinclair

Animal Crossing: New Horizons US ad campaign dwarfs competitors

Coronavirus lockdown provides captive audience for increased ad spending

By Haydn Taylor

Wolfenstein: The Board Game raises $480,000 on Kickstarter

Tabletop adaption of iconic board game franchise surpasses crowdfunding goal by over 1,000%

By Haydn Taylor

Travis Scott concert brings 12.3m concurrent users into Fortnite

Follow-up to last year's Marshmello event sets new record for Epic Games

Opera Event raises $5m to expand its influencer platform

Content creator management platform to expand team, explore new verticals

By Rebekah Valentine

Hello Neighbor test pilot racks up 11m views in a week

"The 'indie publishing' business is dead. It's a game of brands now," says developer

By Haydn Taylor

Kotaku's Jason Schreier joins Bloomberg News

Influential reporter will continue covering the games industry as part of the Bloomberg tech team

By Matthew Handrahan

The uncertain, unflinching future of games media

Upon his departure from Kotaku to Bloomberg News, Jason Schreier talks about his experiences as a reporter, and games journalism's present and upcoming challenges

By Rebekah Valentine

New Facebook Gaming app to focus on streaming

Launch of the app brought forward as gaming surges during the global COVID-19 lockdown

By Matthew Handrahan

Gaming should take cues from NASCAR's response to Kyle Larson | Opinion

This week, NASCAR proved it's possible to drop celebrities who make racist remarks -- it's about time gaming did the same

By Rebekah Valentine

Ubisoft making a movie about senior citizens in esports

Publisher pairs with I Feel Pretty co-directors for movie based on Wall Street Journal feature on The Silver Snipers

Esports entertainment platform Players Netwrk launches today

Serial entrepreneur Stratton Sclavos lines up big names from the worlds of traditional sports and esports

By Matthew Handrahan

Valorant breaks Twitch single-day viewership records

It also ties League of Legends, Fortnite for concurrent viewership record

By Rebekah Valentine

Gaming hours, spend, digital purchases up as COVID-19 keeps players inside

Nielsen: 29% of gamers in the US say they're playing online with friends more often

By Rebekah Valentine

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