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UK Charts: Physical Call of Duty launch sales lowest in 11 years

But it's the biggest digital launch in Activision's history

By Christopher Dring

FIFA 19 tops EMEAA charts in second week

New Assassin's Creed and Mario games can't wrest the top spot from EA Sports' latest adaptation of The Beautiful Game

By Brendan Sinclair

Revealed: The best places to work in the UK games industry

Hi-Rez Studios' Veronique Lallier named UK's best boss

By Christopher Dring

Bethesda opens Russia office

Headed up by Simeon Chirikov, the new office will oversee sales and marketing for Russia and CIS

By Haydn Taylor

The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Full stream ahead?

Latest episode available to download now, discussing Microsoft's Project xCloud and other games firms' streaming ambitions

By James Batchelor

Microsoft kills support for Minecraft on Apple TV

"We need to reallocate resources to the platforms that our players use the most," says Microsoft

By Haydn Taylor

The Xbox Tanker is turning

It takes years for a console platform to win back hearts and minds, but Xbox is finally getting there; now it needs to find and promote its unique difference

By Rob Fahey

Brazilian government opens investigation into Valve, Steam, and developers behind Bolsomito 2k18

Game features character based on Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro punching minorities with the aim of purging "the evils of communism"

By Rebekah Valentine

China's new game approval process could hurt indies most - Vicarious

CEO of PR firm specializing in bringing Chinese titles to the West talks about potential knock-on effects of new regulatory system

By Brendan Sinclair

Call of Duty children's hoodies are a "consequence of success"

Activision Blizzard exec Philippe Bost assures that official merchandise is only ever targeted at adults

By James Batchelor

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 more anticipated this holiday than Red Dead Redemption 2

Nielsen's season interest rankings also show hype for Spider-Man, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Super Mario Party

By Rebekah Valentine

Sega will shift QA team from UK to Bulgaria

New Sofia division is to meet the 'ever-growing needs of the expanding Sega Europe operation'

By Christopher Dring

Starbreeze CFO Sebastian Ahlskog steps down

Former Remedy CFO Mika Reini will hold the position temporarily while a permanent replacement is found

By Matthew Handrahan

Assassin's Creed Odyssey sales out-perform rest of series on current console generation

Physical, digital, and "player recurring investment" in first few days top Origins, Syndicate, or Unity

By Rebekah Valentine

For Honor passes 15 million players

Ubisoft's melee action game reaches milestone just ahead of upcoming Marching Fire update

Sony confirms PSN name change feature

Long-requested ability to change PlayStation Network IDs will roll out early next year, will cause problems with some games

By Brendan Sinclair

Forza Horizon 4 gets 2m players in first week

Playground's celebrated racing game reaches milestone across Xbox Game Pass, Xbox and Windows 10

Skybound's Walking Dead finale hasn't secured original devs yet

Company says the intent is to use ex-Telltale developers to finish the story, but "there are a lot of moving parts"

By Brendan Sinclair

UK retailer GAME selling Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 early

Extra time agreed upon with Activision so players can download 50GB day one patch

By Rebekah Valentine

Microsoft in talks to buy Obsidian - Report

Xbox outfit closing in on a deal for Pillars of Eternity developer with one source telling Kotaku it's "a matter of when, not if"

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony confirms PlayStation 5 (but doesn't call it PlayStation 5)

CEO Kenichiro Yoshida says it's “necessary to have a next-generation hardware”

By James Batchelor

My.com: "Launching on console is shaping how the whole company looks at games"

Omer Karakayali on moving Mail.ru's gaming portfolio from a focus on Russia and the PC to a multiplatform, global stage

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft details game streaming service Project xCloud

Public trials begin next year, Xbox One developers apparently able to bring games across “with no additional work”

By James Batchelor

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