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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enSun, 22 Jul 2018 18:52:50 +0100Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:52:50 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Octopath Traveler impresses in European chartshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-21-octopath-traveler-impresses-in-european-chartsFIFA 18 was the combined retail/digital No.1Sat, 21 Jul 2018 20:19:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985640Bandai Namco establishes new development team for VR, AR, MRhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-bandai-namco-establishes-new-development-team-for-vr-ar-mrBandai Namco Amusement Lab Inc. will focus on XR experiences primarily for arcadesFri, 20 Jul 2018 22:46:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985609Trion Worlds eliminates 15 positions post-Defiance 2050 launchhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-trion-worlds-lays-off-15-post-defiance-2050-launchMMO studio says round of layoffs necessary to enable continued development on upcoming projectsFri, 20 Jul 2018 22:24:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985608Minecraft most downloaded Switch game in Japan so far this yearhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-minecraft-most-downloaded-switch-game-in-japan-so-far-this-yearRetail version beats out all other packaged software for 2018 after less than one month on store shelvesFri, 20 Jul 2018 19:55:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985586For the record: Report on Saudi Arabia ban of 47 games inaccuratehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-17-saudi-arabia-bans-47-video-games-following-reported-suicide-of-two-childrenGamesIndustry.biz issues correction over erroneous news story Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:54:00 +0100Politicshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1984718Rockfish: Live Steam broadcasting will change the game for indie marketinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-rockfish-steam-store-page-broadcasting-is-a-game-changer-for-indie-marketingValve's store page streaming beta helped Everspace to its highest ever single-day revenue, says CEO Michael SchadeFri, 20 Jul 2018 14:48:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/198548090,000 Steam accounts banned in Valve's biggest anti-cheat purge to datehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-90-000-steam-accounts-banned-in-valves-biggest-anti-cheat-purge-to-dateJust under 30,000 cheaters dealt with on Wednesday, followed by a record-breaking 60,000 yesterdayFri, 20 Jul 2018 13:14:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985476Guiding children towards healthy gaminghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-guiding-children-towards-healthy-gaming"We have amazing materials for parents, we need to shout about them much more," says Andy RobertsonFri, 20 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985308PUBG developer apologies after controversial World War II references found in gamehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-pubg-developer-apologies-after-controversial-world-war-ii-references-found-in-gamePurchasable mask and AI bot caused offence across Korea and China with allusions to Imperial JapanFri, 20 Jul 2018 09:21:00 +0100PoliticsPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985407Time is running out to enter our UK Best Places To Work Awardshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-time-is-running-out-to-enter-our-uk-best-places-to-work-awardsEmployer survey deadline moved to August 10thFri, 20 Jul 2018 08:56:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985400Keywords Studios acquires Snowed In Studioshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-keywords-studios-acquires-snowed-in-studiosTechnical service provider grows engineering service line with Canada expansion Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:54:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985399Breaking down Azeroth's gateshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-breaking-down-azeroths-gatesNostalgia is a powerful force for millions of former WoW players; but to convince them that they can re-engage without facing a time-sink, Blizzard needs to innovate once moreFri, 20 Jul 2018 07:45:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985263Niantic outlines Pokemon Go cheating policyhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-niantic-outlines-pokemon-go-cheating-policyDeveloper offers clarity on three-strike disciplinary system as ban waves ramp upFri, 20 Jul 2018 00:49:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985371iQiyi acquires Skymoons for $190 millionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-iqiyi-acquires-skymoons-for-usd190-millionOnline video giant looks to diversify by bringing in Chinese mobile game studioThu, 19 Jul 2018 23:41:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985364Microsoft annual gaming revenue tops $10 billionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-microsoft-annual-gaming-revenue-tops-usd10-billionXbox maker's full-year results show year-over-year growth in sales, Xbox Live active usersThu, 19 Jul 2018 21:36:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985363THQ Nordic to publish Avalanche's Generation Zero at retailhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-thq-nordic-to-publish-avalanches-generation-zero-at-retailPhysical distribution of open world action game follows successful partnership on theHunter Call of the WildThu, 19 Jul 2018 21:27:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985362Oculus Go supporting otherwise faltering VR headset markethttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-oculus-go-supporting-otherwise-faltering-vr-headset-marketQ2 shipments show waning interest in VR as Pokemon Go continues to popularize ARThu, 19 Jul 2018 21:20:00 +0100Vrhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985357PUBG's PGI Charity Showdown brings famous streamers together for charityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-pubgs-pgi-charity-showdown-tournament-brings-streamers-together-for-charityTop placing teams will see $1 million prize pool donated to charities of choiceThu, 19 Jul 2018 18:44:00 +0100Charityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985347Mini Metro sells over one million unitshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-mini-metro-sells-one-million-unitsSubway designing management sim joins Mightier platformThu, 19 Jul 2018 18:19:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985342GAME restructures senior management teamhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-game-restructures-senior-management-teamDavid Howard named UK MD as CMO and Commercial Director departsThu, 19 Jul 2018 17:06:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985334