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Esports organisation Gamesquare acquires Complexity Gaming

Former Complexity shareholders will own 47% and invest additional $8.5 million into Gamesquare

By James Batchelor

How do AAA publishers justify overpaying execs? | Podcast

CtW's Michael Varner joins us on this week's episode to delve deeper into the world of executive compensation

By GamesIndustry Staff

Ultima Underworld and Syndicate games delisted from GOG

Ultima Underworld 1+2, Syndicate Plus and Syndicate Wars have been be removed from the store "on publisher's request"

What were the most talked about games of E3 week?

Elden Ring, Battlefield 2042, Forza Horizon 5 and the sequel to Zelda: Breath of the Wild drew the most attention

By James Batchelor

Indian streaming platform Loco raises $9m in seed round

PUBG parent Krafton leads investment, which will enable startup to spin off from parent Pocket Aces

By James Batchelor

Microsoft Store gives app developers option to keep 100% of revenue, but not games

The company will allow third-party payment systems from July 28, but not for game developers

By Marie Dealessandri

Sniper Ghost Warrior studio responds to report on controversial media event

Press and influencers were invited to a military training simulation where all enemy role-players were "dressed in white robes and keffiyehs"

By James Batchelor

An E3 that happened | Podcast

The GamesIndustry.biz team shares its biggest takeaways and personal picks from last week's multitude of game events

By GamesIndustry Staff

GameStop raises another $1.13 billion through stock sale

Retailer's second equity offering in as many months brings post-stock surge proceeds to $1.68 billion

By Brendan Sinclair

GameStop unveils top 10 pre-orders after E3

Nintendo titles are dominating pre-purchase numbers

By Danielle Partis

It Takes Two passes 2m copies sold

Hazelight Studios released the co-op adventure back in March

Microsoft brings back Xbox Design Lab

Originally launched in 2016, the program now also lets players customise Xbox Wireless Controllers for Series X|S

Twitch's 2.2bn hours watched in May another record

Resident Evil Village debuts in the top 10 categories based on hours watched, according to StreamElements and Rainmaker.gg report

By Brendan Sinclair

Facebook to test in-headset ads in Oculus games

The test will only run on a few VR titles only but could be expanded to the ecosystem more broadly if successful

By Marie Dealessandri

All the release dates | E3 2021

Lost track of the games announced at E3 and their launch windows? We round up all the release dates unveiled at the event

By Marie Dealessandri

Yakuza spin-off Judgment sells over 1m units

The title launched globally in June 2019

Forza Horizon 5 voted most anticipated game in Official E3 2021 Awards

Selected judges from media partners also declared Microsoft & Bethesda Showcase as best presentation

By James Batchelor

Nintendo asks content creators not to co-stream its E3 2021 Direct

Platform holder will allow live reaction videos, but only if they do not contain any video or audio from the presentation

By James Batchelor

Resident Evil: Village leads as May sales rise 3% | US Monthly Charts

Capcom's latest has best launch month of the year so far as industry keeps pace with last year's pandemic spending surge

By Brendan Sinclair

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