Learning Curve: where next for the Human: Fall Flat publisher?

UK firm on turning developers into millionaires, the state of British publishing and Nintendo Switch

By Christopher Dring

Monster Hunter: World is the best-selling game in Capcom's history

Breakout hit's 7.5 million shipped units is the highest ever for the Japanese publisher

By Matthew Handrahan

Metal Gear Survive: Critical Consensus

Tepid responses to Metal Gear's first post-Kojima release paint it as a frustrating and tedious affair with occasional flashes of brilliance

By Haydn Taylor

Can Metal Gear survive?

With weak sales, bad word of mouth and almost zero marketing support, Konami's first attempt at a post-Kojima Metal Gear suggests a tough road ahead for the franchise

By Rob Fahey

Tom Clancy's The Division hits 20 million players

Ubisoft's title passes milestone as its second anniversary approaches

UK enjoys record-breaking year with £5.11bn spent on video games in 2017

Valuation by trade body UKIE shows digital games market exceeded £1.5bn for the first time ever

By James Batchelor

Optimism at Atari?

10 Years Ago This Month: With a high-profile hire, a new vision, and an anticipated Alone in the Dark reboot, gaming's original titan was poised for a comeback

By Brendan Sinclair

PlayStation to undergo worldwide organisational reshuffle this April

New CEO John Kodera takes responsibility for Americas, Japan and Asia, while deputy president Jim Ryan handles Europe

By James Batchelor

Finger Punch opens new headquarters in Singapore

Mobile publisher plans to "ambitiously pursue" partners across Southeast Asia, North America, and Europe

By Haydn Taylor

Pokémon toys and trading card sales spike in Europe

€100 million spent on trading cards in 2017 in Europe

By Christopher Dring

Ubisoft acquires 1492 Studio

Publisher picks up Montpellier-based mobile developer behind narrative romance series Is It Love?

By Brendan Sinclair

Horizon: Zero Dawn sells 7.6m copies in first year

Guerrilla Games' sci-fi epic is PlayStation 4's biggest selling new first-party franchise

Hooked on loot boxes

The industry's push for engagement at all costs is ready to backfire as it misunderstands the concern over a controversial mechanic

By Brendan Sinclair

Facebook launches #SheTalksGames initiative to promote women in video games

Women In Gaming Stories is designed to encourage more women into the games business, and into leadership roles

By Christopher Dring

German distributor EuroVideo Medien enters mobile games market

Firm expands new games label Wild River to encompass smart devices with three upcoming releases

By James Batchelor

Toys R Us enters administration

3,000 UK jobs at risk at long-running toy retailer, although stores remain open

By James Batchelor

Trion Worlds remastering Defiance without TV show

MMO publisher will bring free-to-play shooter to PC and current gen consoles despite lack of key selling point

By James Batchelor

Almost $9bn spent on digital games in January - Superdata

Research firm also reports PUBG and Fortnite generated $200m in revenue last month

By James Batchelor

ESRB responds to loot box controversy with in-game purchase label

Rating board to add new indicator on physical games when players can spend money from within the game

By Brendan Sinclair

Rebellion trademark clash compels Ballistic Interactive to change game name

Upcoming RPG Hellhunter will now be released as HellSign, Sherdians lawyer warns indies to check trademarks

By James Batchelor

League of Legends dev Riot Games details how it ensures fairer loot box odds

Leading MOBA studio is the latest to share drop rates as scrutiny over monetisation continues

By James Batchelor

UK Charts: Metal Gear Survive debuts at No.6

£25 spin-off game fails to have a big impact on the charts

By Christopher Dring

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