Iron Gate Studio's Valheim sells one million units

The survival Viking game reached 160,000 peak concurrent users and over 127,000 peak Twitch viewers in one week

Pokémon World Championships 2021 cancelled

Competition still planned to take place in London next year, all Play! Pokémon events remain suspended

By James Batchelor

Five steps to boost your game's performance on the app stores

SplitMetrics' Lina Danilchik details how to optimise your app store's product page

By Lina Danilchik

PS5 to launch in China in Q2 2021

Sony's console is currently going through the "final preparations" before launch in mainland China

By Marie Dealessandri

Xbox Series S/X was the No.1 console of January | UK Monthly GfK Charts

More than half of all boxed games sold were for Nintendo Switch

By Christopher Dring

Grabbing Gearbox and stifling Stadia | Podcast

Latest podcast available now, explores Embracer's M&A strategy and the latest woes for Google's cloud games service

By GamesIndustry Staff

Digital downloads jumped 47% across Europe in 2020 | European Annual Report

AAA publishers report that nearly 60% of their game sales in 2020 were digital

By Christopher Dring

Ubisoft's Prince of Persia remake postponed indefinitely

The Sands of Time was due in March and will now launch at a "later date," the company said

By Marie Dealessandri

Stephen Totilo leaves Kotaku

Editor-in-chief departs after almost a dozen years with the site, will remain in journalism

By Brendan Sinclair

Spider-Man: Miles Morales has sold 4.1m copies

Insomniac's hit shifted over four million units in seven weeks

By Marie Dealessandri

How do games retain new players post-pandemic? | Podcast

We discuss the challenge of engaging the swathes of new and lapsed customers that turned to gaming during lockdown

By James Batchelor

Multiple GameStop stock story adaptations reportedly in the works

Netflix, MGM, and Pinky Promise each working adaptations of still-developing stock market event

By Eric Van Allen

Sonic the Hedgehog getting Netflix series

WildBrain Studios' 3D animated show Sonic Prime set to debut in 2022

Over 50 percent of esports followers likely to bet on esports in the US - Survey

Interpret found the slight majority of 521 esports followers were likely to participate in betting on major tournaments.

By Eric Van Allen

Iam8bit, Moon Studios and Skybound Games raise $58,000 for Rainforest Trust

For a few days in December, all the proceeds from the Switch physical editions of Ori went to Rainforest Trust

Robinhood blocking purchase of GameStop stock

Update: Commission-free app that helped drive meteoric rise denies acting on behest of hedge funds, will allow "limited" purchasing tomorrow

By Brendan Sinclair

The Five Games of Jesper Kyd | Podcast

We speak to the prolific composer about his work on Hitman, Assassin's Creed, Borderlands and more

By GamesIndustry Staff

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