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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enMon, 06 Apr 2020 19:27:15 +0100Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:27:15 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Games industry rallies in fight against COVID-19https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-03-25-games-industry-rallies-in-fight-against-covid-19Update: I Got Games establishes $500k fund to send medical supplies to ChinaMon, 06 Apr 2020 19:20:00 +0100Charityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2087563Slush cancels November 2020 eventhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-06-slush-cancels-november-2020-eventOrganizers drop this year's conference in Helsinki, will look for new ways to support startups struggling due to pandemicMon, 06 Apr 2020 16:17:00 +0100Eventshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2089597The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Platform Holders and the Pandemichttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-06-the-gamesindustry-biz-podcast-platform-holders-and-the-pandemicLatest episode 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11:08:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2089230Tin Giant sues Atari for unpaid work on VCS consolehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-03-tin-giant-sues-atari-for-unpaid-work-on-vcs-consoleXbox architect Rob Wyatt accuses Atari of breach of contract and defamationFri, 03 Apr 2020 10:14:00 +0100Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2089205Coronavirus reportedly delays Amazon's game streaming service Project Tempo into 2021https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-03-coronavirus-reportedly-delays-amazons-game-streaming-service-project-tempo-into-2021But internet giant will release first original IP Crucible next month, interactive casual games for Twitch in the summerFri, 03 Apr 2020 09:39:00 +0100BusinessPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2089197Quarantine questions for the streaming future | Opinionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-03-quarantine-questions-for-the-streaming-future-opinionThe games industry has pinned 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