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Twitch confirms it was hacked by "a malicious third party"

Streaming site says there's no indication so far that login or full credit card details have been exposed

By James Batchelor

StreamElements launches 2021 Creator Diversity Program

Streaming tools company hires Kacie Harold as manager as it aims to expand initiative

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Worldwide esports viewership will grow to 519 million by 2024 - Report

Research from Interpret and Consumer Technology Association finds those who compete in or attend esports events spend up to 84% more on gaming than core gamers

By Brendan Sinclair

New Ofcom rules calls for Twitch and platforms to better police video content

Sites face fines or suspension if they do not take "appropriate measures" to tackle videos around sexual abuse and racism

By James Batchelor

The Pokémon Company partners with Universal Studios

Japanese theme park set to introduce Pokémon-themed attractions by end of next year

By Danielle Partis

Monster Hunter Rise passes 7.5m copies shipped

The title also won the Grand Award in the Games of the Year Division at the Japan Game Awards 2021

Epic Games Store launching achievements systems

Achievements system debuts next week in certain games; wider rollout expected "in the coming months"

By Brendan Sinclair

Peter Moore on the future of sports and the history of games

Unity exec on engine-maker's new broadcast tech and whether gaming can lean on its past like sports teams do

By Brendan Sinclair

Valve cancels physical ticket sales for The International 2021, event will be shown online

Live audience admission refunded as company prioritises safety of talent and staff

Xbox introduces accessibility tags in its store

The company also announced a free accessibility course for developers, available in late October

By Marie Dealessandri

FIFA 22's boxed launch down 35% over FIFA 21 | UK Boxed Charts

Sonic makes third place, while Hot Wheels speeds in at No.4

By Christopher Dring

StreamElements acquires Paragon

Streaming tools company flush with funding purchases gaming-focused YouTube talent network

By Brendan Sinclair

Twitch adds Boost feature that lets viewers pay to promote streams

Watchers can spend money to push live broadcasts onto “highly visible parts” of the site

By Danielle Partis

Esports professionally recognised in Thailand

Players will now have access to public funding and support

By Marie Dealessandri

Mario Kart 8: Deluxe reclaims No.1 after Switch price cut | UK Boxed Charts

Lost Judgment debuts at No.4 and Death Stranding: Director's Cut comes in at No.11

By Christopher Dring

China bans livestreaming by children under 16

Latest restrictions on tech popular with kids include plans to create electronic ID system to supervise minors' gaming

By Brendan Sinclair

Debating the value of Nintendo Switch Online | Podcast

Latest episode available to download now, takes a deeper dive on the big announcements from Nintendo Direct

By GamesIndustry Staff

Three strategies for mobile ad creatives in an iOS 14 world

IronSource's Adam Stevens explains how to design creatives that address challenges introduced by the iOS privacy updates

By Adam Stevens

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