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.enTue, 24 May 2022 10:19:10 +0100Tue, 24 May 2022 10:19:10 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60US labour board says Activision Blizzard illegally threatened staff Labor Relations Board determines publisher also restricted workers' rights with social media policyTue, 24 May 2022 09:56:00 +0100BusinessPublishing Software QA group becomes the first US major video game union testers' majority yes vote to unionize follows after efforts that began in January with the Communication Workers of AmericaMon, 23 May 2022 21:07:00 +0100BusinessPublishingDevelopment video games market revenue hits $45.5bn during 2021 Chinese game companies made $17.3 bn, up 27% year-over-yearMon, 23 May 2022 19:39:00 +0100Business hires Lennart Sparud as its new CFO | Jobs Roundup: May 2022 Genvid appoints Andrew Schneider as president, NetEase Games hires PlayStation alum David Wilson as its new director of PR for EuropeMon, 23 May 2022 17:04:00 +0100Jobs raises $2.2m in seed funding UK publisher aims to expand portfolio and grow team ahead of first launchesMon, 23 May 2022 15:58:00 +0100Financial completes Zynga acquisition closed May 23, mobile firm officially a subsidiary of publishing giantMon, 23 May 2022 13:58:00 +0100BusinessFinancial firm Skillz lays off 70 drops 10% of its workforce to “reorganise resources and investments”Mon, 23 May 2022 13:15:00 +0100eSportsJobs the evolution of social instant gaming's Alexey Avdey explores how developers and publishers can make the most of the social instant gaming opportunityMon, 23 May 2022 12:19:00 +0100MobilePublishing Rising sells 500k copies in three days title from Stunlock Studios went into early access on May 17 Mon, 23 May 2022 10:56:00 +0100Retail reportedly unlikely to sell for less than €60 per share shareholders are said to be holding out until the Assassin's Creed publisher's stock reaches €100Mon, 23 May 2022 10:54:00 +0100PublishingFinancial moves to strengthen guidelines on “fake and manipulative reviews” body looks to crack down on misleading marketing, and how advertising is presented to childrenMon, 23 May 2022 10:43:00 +0100Law reportedly had acquisition talks with NBCUniversal, Amazon, Apple, Disney FIFA publisher has been "persistent in pursuing a sale" in recent years, sources reportedMon, 23 May 2022 10:10:00 +0100BusinessFinancial PS5 bundle sends Horizon Forbidden West back to No.1 | UK Boxed Charts Switch Online falls to No.2Sun, 22 May 2022 20:20:00 +0100RetailPublishing speaks louder than words | This Week in Business are comfortable in gaming communities because platforms haven't done enough to get rid of themFri, 20 May 2022 16:24:00 +0100This Week in Business Fils-Aimé on diversity, technology and memeability | Podcast Nintendo of America joins us for our latest episode, available to download nowFri, 20 May 2022 13:59:00 +0100MediaPodcastPublishing and Coatsink acquire Islanders IP working on DLC for Grizzly Games' city building title, as well as a sequel Fri, 20 May 2022 12:38:00 +0100Business account for 32% of Tencent's $21.3bn Q1 revenues are down, execs expect slow approvals from Chinese game regulators to continueFri, 20 May 2022 12:06:00 +0100PublishingFinancial sees 85% drop in operating profits, but revenues are up publisher describes Q1 as a “weak first quarter with positive signals” Fri, 20 May 2022 11:58:00 +0100Financial of War Ragnarök to feature 60+ accessibility options remapping and UI have been redesigned from the ground up, among othersFri, 20 May 2022 11:38:00 +0100PublishingDevelopment's no hiding from the culture wars | Opinion and Disney's instincts to stay silent on culture war issues are understandable -- but among an array of bad and costly options, silence may actually be the worst of them allFri, 20 May 2022 10:59:00 +0100Publishing