GamesIndustry.biz is the world's leading games industry website. Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enSun, 17 Jan 2021 16:51:10 +0000Sun, 17 Jan 2021 16:51:10 +0000web-ops@gamer-network.net602020 sees record US games spending at $56.9bn | US Annual Report of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the best-selling game of the year, while the Nintendo Switch was the No.1 platformFri, 15 Jan 2021 15:54:00 +0000BusinessFinancial channel GameXplain accused of overworking and underpaying staff André Segers says he is "absolutely committed" to a postive work/life balance and fair compensationFri, 15 Jan 2021 15:10:00 +0000Media one year of Academy through the Academy's most essential reads as the section enters its second yearFri, 15 Jan 2021 14:12:00 +0000PublishingDevelopment Games Careers Week debuts March 26th, 2021 series of events planned to help young people, parents and teachers Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:00:00 +0000Events international boss Murray Pannell departs PlayStation, Xbox, Ubisoft and EA exec leaves after five yearsFri, 15 Jan 2021 11:37:00 +0000Publishing Games takes legal action against Apple and Google in UK Apple says Epic's "reckless behavior made pawns of customers", and it "looks forward to making this clear to UK courts"Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:51:00 +0000MobileLegal's Riders Republic delayed to "later this year" extreme sports MMO was due to launch on February 25Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:40:00 +0000PublishingDevelopment Games acquires Infinity Plus Two Digital Bros clarified that it acquired Infinite Interactive and Infinity Plus Two for $4.5 millionFri, 15 Jan 2021 10:34:00 +0000BusinessFinancial investments reached $33.6bn in 2020 were 219 M&A deals last year, dominated by Tencent, Embracer, Stillfront, and ZyngaFri, 15 Jan 2021 10:15:00 +0000BusinessFinancial Switch accounted for 87% of consoles sold in Japan last year | Japan Annual Report data shows that Nintendo held almost 50% of boxed game sales in 2020Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:35:00 +0000RetailPublishing Blizzard employees donate $1.6m to charity firm's staff were given $200 as part of the initiative, with more than 3,200 charities receiving donationsFri, 15 Jan 2021 09:24:00 +0000Charity IPO raises $1.88bn price exceeds expectations, mobile publisher begins trading on Nasdaq Global Select Market todayFri, 15 Jan 2021 09:09:00 +0000MobileFinancial triumph of mobile core games heralds a demographic shift | Opinion teens and young adults increasingly choosing mobile for its gaming, PCs and consoles must grow their appeal with older demographicsFri, 15 Jan 2021 07:43:00 +0000PublishingDevelopment and GTA 5 come top in big year for Australia game sales | Australia Annual Report Switch sales surge 88%Fri, 15 Jan 2021 06:00:00 +0000RetailPublishing return of Peter Moore industry veteran discusses his new role at Nifty Games and why mobile is the key to breaking away from EA and Take-Two's dominance in sportsThu, 14 Jan 2021 15:30:00 +0000MobilePublishing environmental organisation warns against Xbox Series X, PS5 energy consumption NRDC calls for platform holders to ship their consoles with energy saving options enabled by default Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:14:00 +0000Hardware Switch sales expose a failure to counter the import market | Opinion's Daniel Camilo on the ever-present import market in China, and why 1m Switch sales does not make Nintendo the market leaderThu, 14 Jan 2021 12:41:00 +0000Publishing blocks videos by Game & Watch hacker YouTuber who added other games to Super Mario Bros anniversary handheld is filing disputes to reinstate themThu, 14 Jan 2021 10:02:00 +0000MediaLegalPublishing post-war road trip adventure of Yoan Fanise of Valiant Hearts and 11-11: Memories Retold discusses his break from war games with 90s film-inspired narrative game Road 96Thu, 14 Jan 2021 08:47:00 +0000Development Nintendo World opening on "indefinite hiatus" of Nintendo-themed section of Universal Studios pushed back as COVID-19 surges in JapanThu, 14 Jan 2021 08:44:00 +0000BusinessPublishing