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Brian Fargo: “I spent 50% of my time raising money”

InXile on Game Pass and why becoming a part of Microsoft is the 'holy grail' for ambitious games developers

By Christopher Dring

Apple pulls mobile strategy game for including Taliban as enemies

But Slitherine development director hopes mobile platform holder will reverse its decision

By James Batchelor

Phil Spencer: Xbox Game Pass “will come to every device”

Xbox boss hints at bold cross-platform strategy for subscription service

By James Batchelor

Former SteamSpy promises Epic Games Store will share “as much info as legally possible”

Epic's Sergey Galyonkin says new marketplace will “eventually give developers way more information than SteamSpy ever could”

By James Batchelor

Bethesda's support ticket system leaked personal information

Update: Publisher assures that no user account passwords or full credit card numbers were compromised

By Rebekah Valentine

Nier: Automata hits 3.5 million shipped

PlatinumGames action hit has added another half million since Xbox One version joined PS4 and PC editions in June

Playgroundz: Women dominate mobile gaming and spending, are scarce on YouTube and Twitch

Women make up only 30% of gamers on YouTube, 22% of esports team members, and 19.5% of gamers on Twitch

By Rebekah Valentine

Starbreeze raided by authorities, one person arrested

Swedish Economic Crime Authority have seized computers and documents from troubled publisher this morning

By James Batchelor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Unpacking loot boxes

Download our latest episode now, exploring how the industry can handle its monetisation more responsibly

By James Batchelor

Steam Link is now in beta for Raspberry Pi

Micro-computer costs less to buy than the now discontinued Steam Link hardware

By Matthew Handrahan

Epic is no longer developing Unreal Tournament

The current version will continue to be available, but no further updates are expected

By Matthew Handrahan

Valve offers explanation for October drop in Steam traffic

Indie complaints prompt run-down of algorithm shift, unintended functionality of promotion tools

By Rebekah Valentine

Kareem Hunt removed from Madden NFL 19

Former Chiefs running back cut from both real life and in-game team after assault video emerges

By Rebekah Valentine

App Annie: Mobile to take 60% of worldwide gaming revenue

Cross-platform play on mobile, improved smartphones are driving the rise in market share

By Rebekah Valentine

Super Evil Megacorp partners with NetEase to launch Vainglory in China

Mobile MOBA announces PC launch, plans for console that will include release on these platforms in China

By Rebekah Valentine

Steam is under attack from all sides

Valve changes its revenue share as its world becomes increasingly hostile

By Christopher Dring

Bandai Namco to open new European HQ in 2020

New building will house current employees in Lyon, France and allow for expansion

Epic launching Steam rival with 88% revenue share for developers

Free games, direct access to customers, mod support and more; Tim Sweeney reveals the plan for the Epic Games Store

By Brendan Sinclair

The year games retail (didn't) die

2018 In Review: As store closures mount up, is there hope left for physical games outlets?

By Christopher Dring

Bethesda promising replacement bags after Fallout 76: Power Armor Edition backlash

Beleaguered publisher is “finalising manufacturing plans” for those canvas bags it originally advertised

By James Batchelor

Indie developers are unhappy with Steam's new revenue sharing tiers

Developers take to social media to voice concerns that Valve is pushing out indies as it courts AAA

By Rebekah Valentine

CCP halts production of EVE-based FPS Project Nova

Icelandic studio is going "back to the drawing board" more than a year after announcement

By Matthew Handrahan

Video games and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Christmas

10 Years Ago This Month: The global economic downturn leads to a holiday season full of closures, layoffs, bankruptcies, and all-around bummers

By Brendan Sinclair

Starbreeze faces insolvency, CEO steps down

Swedish firm has applied for "reconstruction" with Stockholm courts as financial impact of Overkill's The Walking Dead becomes clear

By Matthew Handrahan

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