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Chris Pratt cast as Mario in animated adaptation dated for Holiday 2022

Charlie Day will be Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy joins as Peach and Jack Black will voice Bowser

By Marie Dealessandri

Quantic Dream wins one libel case, loses another - Report

Le Monde was reportedly found guilty while Mediapart was cleared of all accusations

By Marie Dealessandri

Twitch signs deal with National Music Publishers' Association

The agreement will be "more flexible and forgiving to creators who inadvertently or incidentally use music in their streams"

By Marie Dealessandri

Latest Media articles

ESRB launches Spanish-language hub

"¡Vamos a Jugar!" (let's play) to offer guides to parental controls, age ratings and more for Spanish-speaking parents and guardians

The many discussions around Deathloop | Podcast

Latest episode also discusses Epic vs Apple judgment and pays tribute to Sir Clive Sinclair

By GamesIndustry Staff

Jennifer Scheurle steps down as IGDA group chair amid abuse allegations

Update: Employer Blackbird Interactive investigating whether any misconduct has occurred at the studio

By Marie Dealessandri

Twitch changes refund policy to avoid chargebacks

The new policy would prevent users from repeatedly asking for subscription refunds

By Marie Dealessandri

Deathloop | Critical Consensus

Arkane Lyon's newest game is a critical triumph, a masterful puzzle of deadly pieces supported by an engaging story and cast

By Marie Dealessandri

Ubisoft revives Driver as a live-action series

Show will be exclusive to Binge, a new streaming platform focused on games-themed content

By James Batchelor

Facebook Gaming opens licensed music library up to more creators

Service was initially restricted to platform partners, but is now available to over 100,000 streamers

By Danielle Partis

#ADayOffTwitch campaign drops viewership

Analytics outfits report varying degrees of impact as people boycott Twitch demanding action against hate raids

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Will Twitch do better? | Podcast

Latest episode also discusses Roblox's potentially exploitative business model and Boyfriend Dungeon's triggering storylines

By GamesIndustry Staff

IGN re-publishes Palestinian aid post with edits

Three months after removing its call for help, game site says it has adopted new policies around takedowns and corrections

By Brendan Sinclair

Facebook reopens applications for Black Creator Program

Company will spend $10m across two years on supporting marginalised streamers

By Danielle Partis

Gamasutra rebranding as Game Developer

Trade site drops "cringey" moniker in favor of affiliated but discontinued print publication's name as Alissa McAloon becomes new editor-in-chief

By Brendan Sinclair

Streamers protest hate raids with #ADayOffTwitch

The strike aims to force the platform into combatting attacks on marginalised creators

By Danielle Partis

Yogscast Games hires Curve's Simon Byron as new director of publishing

Media firm ramps up its publishing efforts as Byron tasked with seeking new titles from indie teams

By James Batchelor

Twitch sees viewership increase of 23% for July

Facebook Gaming sets a new record with 522 million hours watched

By Jeffrey Rousseau

British Esports Association launches Parent and Carer guide

Guardians will be able to learn about the industry and online safety precautions for children

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Twitch promises more action over 'hate raids' against marginalised streamers

Streaming site fixes vulnerability in chat filters, says improvements to ban evasion detection and account verification coming later this year

By James Batchelor

How to deal with discrimination and harassment | Podcast

Splash Damage's Cinzia Musio and Limit Break's Anisa Sanusi discuss how the industry can stop toxicity behind the scenes

By James Batchelor

Activision Blizzard staff reject company's choice of law firm

Employee group continues to ask leadership to address their demands for a better workplace

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Facebook blocks Road 96 ad "for being political"

Questions arise as to which game advertisements comply with platform's ad policies

By Jeffrey Rousseau

The GamesIndustry.biz Academy Jobscast: Recruitment and diversity

Final episode of our four-part series now available, discusses how to improve your hiring process and appeal to a broader range of applicants

By James Batchelor

Activision Blizzard employees reveal plans to walkout

Staff to stage strike in protest of leadership and harassment allegation lawsuit

By Jeffrey Rousseau

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