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8th July 2021

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Google's guide to growing your mobile games business

At GDC Showcase 2021, Brent Dance and Paula Wang went through the basics of user acquisition and how developers can connect with the influx of new players coming to mobile

By Marie Dealessandri

Does a game need to sell at "full f**king price"? | Podcast

Latest episode also discusses Itch.io on Epic Games Store, Epic vs Apple, and Assassin's Creed-themed Mr Men

By GamesIndustry Staff

Streamer Phantoml0rd wins three-year Twitch lawsuit

CS:GO player James Varga was banned from the platform in 2016

By Danielle Partis

It Takes Two sells 1m copies

Hazelight Studio's coop adventure reaches milestone within a month

Mr Men books are for children. Assassin's Creed is not and never should be | Opinion

Ubisoft is trying to expand the audience for its flagship brand, but more than oversteps when it targets kids who are too young to even read

By James Batchelor

How to find a new audience for your mobile game | GI Live Online

Xsolla's Miikka Luotio provided insight into bringing mobile games to other platforms during GI Live: Online

By George Yang

Online E3 has a hell of a lot to prove | Opinion

After last year's cancellation, the industry's former tentpole event is back in online-only format - and the tough questions about its value and relevance aren't getting any easier

By Rob Fahey

Sony testing PlayStation Plus film and TV offering

PlayStation Plus Video Pass will be available for a limited time in Poland

By Marie Dealessandri

FIFA 21 returns to No.1 | UK Boxed Charts

Cyberpunk 2077 and Ghost of Tsushima both re-enter the charts

By Marie Dealessandri

Spiritfarer hits 500,000 copies sold

These are premium sales across all systems, and does not include Xbox Game Pass downloads

Epic Games and the cost of entering a competitive market | Podcast

Latest episode also discusses Nintendo's plans for new IP and the ethics behind repurposing UX design

By GamesIndustry Staff

GameStop CEO stepping down this summer

Retailer's board of directors confirms hunt for someone with “the right skills to meet changing business requirements”

By Danielle Partis

An introduction to advertising on Reddit

EVP and president for global advertising Harold Klaje tells the GamesIndustry.biz Academy how gaming brands and developers can best use the platform to market their title

By Marie Dealessandri

US game spending up 18% to $5.6 billion in March, says NPD

Monster Hunter Rise and Outriders debut in second and third as sales tracker reports overall US game spending sees 13th straight month of year-over-year growth

By Brendan Sinclair

Capcom closing USA online store

But European merchandise outlet will continue to operate as US arm seeks new licensing partners

By James Batchelor

Ubisoft launches gTV channel in the UK

The channel will celebrate gaming culture with a host of industry personalities

Twitch continues to grow in Q1 2021, but YouTube Gaming is lagging

Hours watched on Twitch are up 97%, but Facebook is poised to overtake YouTube

By Danielle Partis

Games spending passes €2bn but audience has shrunk | Italy Annual Report

38% of Italian population spends an average of eight hours per week playing video games

By James Batchelor

GameStop reportedly looking for new CEO

Sources close to the matter said the retailer's board has already contacted potential candidates

By Marie Dealessandri

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