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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enMon, 18 Nov 2019 03:51:26 +0000Mon, 18 Nov 2019 03:51:26 +0000web-ops@gamer-network.net60UK Charts: Pokémon Sword and Shield post huge opening weekend saleshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-17-uk-charts-pok-mon-sword-and-shield-post-huge-opening-weekend-salesBut the new games can't top Sun and MoonSun, 17 Nov 2019 23:49:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068272Call of Duty tops EMEAA chart for third straight weekhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-call-of-duty-tops-emeaa-chart-for-third-straight-weekDeath Stranding debuts in second spot on the charts as Need for Speed: Heat races into third placeFri, 15 Nov 2019 20:58:00 +0000Retailhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068178The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Live from X019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-the-gamesindustry-biz-podcast-live-from-x019Latest episode discusses the biggest announcement from Xbox's event -- technically, before they happenedFri, 15 Nov 2019 15:14:00 +0000MediaPodcastPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068109Pokémon Sword and Shield: Critical Consensushttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-pok-mon-sword-and-shield-critical-consensusReviewers take up arms about the series' Switch debut and whether it lives up to what a next-gen Pokémon should beFri, 15 Nov 2019 14:48:00 +0000MediaPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068095Paradox profits up 36% in Q3 thanks to Age of Wonders: Planetfallhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-paradox-profits-up-36-percent-in-q3-thanks-to-age-of-wonders-planetfallCities: Skylines and Stellaris expansions plus ongoing sales of Hearts of Iron IV and Surviving Mars also drove revenues to $29.4 millionFri, 15 Nov 2019 11:56:00 +0000PublishingFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068055Bungie raises $1.6m through Game2give campaignhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-bungie-raises-usd1-6m-through-game2give-campaignOver 5,500 streamers across 104 countries contributed to the Bungie Foundation charity eventFri, 15 Nov 2019 11:37:00 +0000Charityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068043Tencent buying 10% of Sumo Grouphttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-tencent-buying-10-percent-of-sumo-digitalChinese giant purchasing 15 million shares from established investor PerwynFri, 15 Nov 2019 10:43:00 +0000DevelopmentFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068023NPD: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the best-selling game of 2019 so farhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-npd-call-of-duty-modern-warfare-is-the-best-selling-game-of-2019-so-farThe Switch remains the best-selling console of the year so far in the USFri, 15 Nov 2019 10:12:00 +0000Retailhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2068001The AR revolution creeps closer | Opinionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-15-the-ar-revolution-creeps-closer-opinionAugmented Reality has been “a few years away” for around a decade now - but with major tech firms lining up real product launches, the countdown has started in earnestFri, 15 Nov 2019 10:03:00 +0000MobileDevelopmentAugmented Realityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067987Electric Square to open Leamington Spa studio and create 50 jobshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-electric-square-to-open-leamington-spa-studio-and-create-50-jobsThe team behind Forza Street and Hot Wheels id hires Nick Harper to lead new officeFri, 15 Nov 2019 09:40:00 +0000Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067929How Game Pass is transforming Xboxhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-how-game-pass-is-transforming-xboxMatt Booty on Microsoft's new approach to making games with subscription in mindThu, 14 Nov 2019 21:44:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067904New IP from Obsidian and Rare lead X019 announcementshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-new-ip-from-obsidian-and-rare-lead-x019-announcementsMeanwhile, Xbox gears up for Christmas with new Game Pass releases and $150 Black Friday discountThu, 14 Nov 2019 21:35:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067867Project xCloud expands with 50 new titles, coming to Japan, India and more next yearhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-project-xcloud-expands-with-50-new-titles-coming-to-more-markets-next-yearXbox's streaming service will be incorporated into Xbox Game Pass; Bluetooth controller support coming next yearThu, 14 Nov 2019 20:47:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067861Microsoft and Dontnod reveal narrative adventure with transgender protagonisthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-dontnod-and-xbox-deliver-first-playable-transgender-hero-from-major-games-firm-in-tell-me-whyLife Is Strange developer's Tell Me Why debuts at X019, arrives on Xbox and PC next yearThu, 14 Nov 2019 20:37:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067864FanAI lands $8m in Series A fundinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-fanai-lands-usd8m-in-series-a-fundingEsports audience monetization platform has raised a total of $12.5m to dateThu, 14 Nov 2019 17:00:00 +0000eSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067841The beauty of the indie spin-offhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-the-beauty-of-the-indie-spin-offBinding of Isaac developer Edmund McMillen explains how and why he followed up the action game with a deckbuilding puzzle prequelThu, 14 Nov 2019 14:12:00 +0000Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067656Google Stadia will launch without key featureshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-google-stadia-will-launch-without-key-featuresReddit AMA confirms that streaming service will not have Family Sharing, achievements, 4K for PC or Buddy Pass at launchThu, 14 Nov 2019 14:10:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067809Indian dev SuperGaming raises $1.3m for casual gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-indian-dev-supergaming-raises-usd1-3m-for-casual-gamesDream Incubator and AET Fund joined existing investor Better Capital in seed roundThu, 14 Nov 2019 12:30:00 +0000MobileFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067773Goodbye Kansas Game Invest now owns 45% of Misc Gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-goodbye-kansas-game-invest-now-owns-45-percent-of-misc-gamesMinority stake in ship simulation dev acquired in two separate dealsThu, 14 Nov 2019 12:17:00 +0000Financialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067765Call of Duty and Mario Kart front a siege of PC and console IP on mobilehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-11-14-call-of-duty-and-mario-kart-front-a-siege-of-console-and-pc-ip-on-mobileSensor Tower looks back on a busy month in the mobile charts, and reflects on the growing influence of console and PC brandsThu, 14 Nov 2019 10:57:00 +0000MobilePublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2067712