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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enTue, 10 Dec 2019 16:18:36 +0000Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:18:36 +0000web-ops@gamer-network.net60Kalypso opening third German studiohttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-kalypso-opening-third-german-studioNew team will work on next-gen Commandos title from the greater Frankfurt areaTue, 10 Dec 2019 15:52:00 +0000Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2072166The Year of PR Disastershttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-the-year-of-pr-disasters2019 in Review: Industry figures and companies said or did ridiculous, inappropriate, and outright harmful things... and got away with itTue, 10 Dec 2019 15:30:00 +00002019 In Reviewhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071974People of the Year 2019: Media Moleculehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-people-of-the-year-2019-media-moleculeThe full version of Dreams will launch on February 14 -- and Media Molecule spent 2019 paving the way for its successTue, 10 Dec 2019 14:07:00 +0000Development2019 In Reviewhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071922Epic Games files preemptive lawsuit against Dancing Pumpkin Manhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-epic-games-files-preemptive-lawsuit-against-dancing-pumpkin-manFortnite developer responds to cease and desist letter with a lawsuitTue, 10 Dec 2019 13:38:00 +0000Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2072106IndieBI: Superhot Team's biz dev platform that helps indies stay indiehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-indiebi-superhot-teams-biz-dev-platform-that-helps-indies-stay-indieBusiness developer Tomas Kaczmarczyk on why good business intelligence benefits the whole industry Tue, 10 Dec 2019 11:32:00 +0000Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2072070Nintendo stock rises following Switch launch in Chinahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-nintendo-stock-rises-following-switch-launch-in-chinaShare price up 2.9%, reaching highest intraday level since May 2018Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:31:00 +0000Hardwarehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2072048Sony's MLB The Show will be released on rival consoleshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-sonys-mlb-the-show-will-be-released-on-rival-consolesNo new platforms confirmed for baseball series, but both Nintendo and Microsoft have shared the newsTue, 10 Dec 2019 10:10:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2072041Choose Your Own Adventure publisher cracks down on Itch.io devshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-choose-your-own-adventure-publisher-cracks-down-on-itch-io-devsChooseco issues trademark infringements to four developers Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:55:00 +0000Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2072034UK Charts: No new releases means Mario Kart 8 Deluxe races back to No.3https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-uk-charts-no-new-releases-means-mario-kart-8-deluxe-races-back-to-no-3Nintendo racer boosted by new Switch bundle, FIFA and COD still topTue, 10 Dec 2019 09:24:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2072019Redbox will no longer rent video gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-10-redbox-will-no-longer-rent-video-gamesGames will still be sold through the end of the year before it goes movies-onlyTue, 10 Dec 2019 00:15:00 +0000Mediahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071978PS4 finally gets Minecraft cross-platform play with Bedrock Editionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-ps4-finally-gets-minecraft-cross-platform-play-with-bedrock-editionSony overcomes worries about "safety risk" a year and a half after all other platforms connectedMon, 09 Dec 2019 23:56:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071977iDreamSky in talks to buy Leyouhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-idreamsky-in-talks-to-buy-leyouMobile publisher would get controlling interest in fellow Chinese outfit with stakes in Digital Extremes, Splash Damage, SNK PlaymoreMon, 09 Dec 2019 15:38:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071921PatronGG secures $1m for esports engagement app Kokyohttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-patrongg-secures-USD1m-for-esports-engagement-app-kokyoBitkraft leads funding to continue its string of esports investmentsMon, 09 Dec 2019 15:00:00 +0000eSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071728People of the Year 2019: Yu Suzukihttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-people-of-the-year-2019-yu-suzukiShenmue III came out 18 years after its predecessor and picked up exactly where it left offMon, 09 Dec 2019 13:47:00 +0000Development2019 In Reviewhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071305The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Toxicity, Nintendo, and Shovelwarehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-the-gamesindustry-biz-podcast-toxicity-nintendo-and-shovelwareRazer's CEO accused of abusive behaviour, Nintendo defies expectations, and farewell to shovelware Mon, 09 Dec 2019 13:18:00 +0000Podcasthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/20718902K opens Cloud Chamber to build "another unforgettable BioShock experience"https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-2k-opens-cloud-chamber-to-build-another-unforgettable-bioshock-experienceWe speak to the publisher's first female studio head Kelley Gilmore about continuing Ken Levine's acclaimed franchiseMon, 09 Dec 2019 13:00:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071882Industry-backed campaign encourages gamers to votehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-industry-backed-campaign-encourages-gamers-to-voteGamechanger Giveaway offers prizes in effort to increase voter turnout Mon, 09 Dec 2019 10:34:00 +0000Politicshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071846Gameloft UK shuts downhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-05-gameloft-uk-shuts-downUpdate: Mobile publisher confirms layoffs in Brisbane, closed Manila office earlier this yearMon, 09 Dec 2019 09:58:00 +0000MobileJobshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071472Elder Scrolls Legends development "on hold for the foreseeable future"https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-09-elder-scrolls-legends-development-on-hold-for-the-foreseeable-futureBethesda no longer making new content for fantasy card battler, but will continue support with monthly rewards and regular eventsMon, 09 Dec 2019 09:16:00 +0000MobilePublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071826FIFA 20 returns to No.1 on EMEAA charts for fifth week since launchhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-06-fifa-20-returns-to-no-1-on-emeaa-charts-for-fifth-week-since-launchNo new major releases and holiday sales kept momentum for Pokemon, Star WarsFri, 06 Dec 2019 22:50:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2071726