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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enWed, 18 Sep 2019 04:25:31 +0100Wed, 18 Sep 2019 04:25:31 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Mixer rolls out ads across both first-party and partnered contenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-mixer-rolls-out-ads-across-both-first-party-and-partnered-contentFor now, ad revenue appears to only benefit Mixer, even when ads appear on partner channelsTue, 17 Sep 2019 23:15:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058395Apple Arcade soft launches early, to surprise of some developershttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-apple-arcade-soft-launches-early-to-surprise-of-some-developersSayonara Wild Hearts developer Simogo "had no idea" about the three-day-early beta of subscription serviceTue, 17 Sep 2019 22:40:00 +0100Mobilehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058387Call of Duty: Modern Warfare offering cross-platform play in all modeshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-call-of-duty-modern-warfare-offering-cross-platform-play-in-all-modesPaul Haile: "The industry is hitting a point where we shouldn't restrict people from playing with their friends because of platform choices"Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:40:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058382Rockstar Games launches its own storefronthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-rockstar-games-launches-its-own-storefrontGTA V, Bully, others now available through latest publisher-driven game launcherTue, 17 Sep 2019 19:20:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058373League of Legends hits 8 million peak concurrent players a dayhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-league-of-legends-hit-8-million-peak-concurrent-players-a-dayRiot shares August's daily worldwide average figures, says it's larger than the top 10 games on Steam combinedTue, 17 Sep 2019 18:10:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058369Ex-King, Z2 devs launch Starformhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-ex-king-z2-devs-launch-starformNew Seattle-based studio aims to make online games for friends, attracts $1.25 million in fundingTue, 17 Sep 2019 16:00:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058314Newzoo: Android games will earn more revenue than iOS games in 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-newzoo-android-games-will-earn-more-revenue-than-ios-in-2019Between Google Play and third-party stores, Android games will earn majority of revenue for the first time this yearTue, 17 Sep 2019 16:00:00 +0100MobilePublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058312Where do you go from Doom?https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-where-do-you-go-from-doomDoom Eternal's Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin talk about their approach to following up the successful reboot of a seminal classicTue, 17 Sep 2019 15:23:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058187Vivendi, Riot veterans announce gaming broadcast network, VENNhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-vivendi-riot-veterans-announce-gaming-broadcast-network-vennBen Kusin and Ariel Horn share their plans and goals for a space that unifies publishers, leagues and audiences under one networkTue, 17 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +0100PublishingeSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058204UKIE partners with Alzheimer's Research UK for Journo/Dev Swap game jamhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-ukie-partners-with-alzheimers-research-uk-for-journo-dev-swap-game-jamGamesIndustry.biz will be publishing the developers-turned-journalists coverage from September 27Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:34:00 +0100MediaDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058293Football Manager boss Miles Jacobson calls for an end to plastic packaginghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-football-manager-boss-miles-jacobson-calls-for-an-end-to-plastic-packagingSports Interactive director tells us he expects savings of up to 20 tonnes of plastic as series switches to eco-friendly casesTue, 17 Sep 2019 13:00:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058255Kickstarter accused of "union busting campaign" by former employeeshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-kickstarter-accused-of-union-busting-campaign-by-former-employeeTwo former staff claim they were fired for their roles in unionising Kickstarter's workforceTue, 17 Sep 2019 11:46:00 +0100Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058275Knights and Bikes TV show in the workshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-knights-and-bikes-tv-rights-optionedPeaky Blinders production company Tiger Aspect options rights for animated series based on Foam Sword gameTue, 17 Sep 2019 10:00:00 +0100MediaMarketinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058188E3 2020 pitch shows move towards celebrities, consumers and influencershttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-e3-2020-pitch-deck-shows-move-towards-celebrities-consumers-and-influencersESA pitch also includes 10,000 additional consumer passes for the E3 showfloorTue, 17 Sep 2019 09:38:00 +0100MarketingE3 2020https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058231Super Smash Bros. Ultimate wins big at the Japan Game Awardshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-17-super-smash-bros-ultimate-wins-big-at-the-japan-game-awardsSwitch hit receives Grand Award, Sales Award, and its dev team is honoured by Minister of Economy, Trade and IndustryTue, 17 Sep 2019 08:32:00 +0100EventsPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058214Gears 5 tops 3 million players in first weekhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-16-gears-5-tops-3-million-players-in-first-weekMicrosoft says The Coalition sequel enjoyed "the biggest launch week of any Xbox Game Studios title this generation"Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:23:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058173Scopely opening Japan officehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-16-scopely-opening-japan-officeStar Trek and Walking Dead mobile game publisher taps Justin Scarpone to lead push into Asian marketsMon, 16 Sep 2019 17:22:00 +0100MobilePublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058157How PES wants to level the playing fieldhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-16-the-evolution-of-pro-evolutionEuropean brand manager Lennart Bobzien discusses the eFootball rebrand and renewed efforts to put Konami's football game on topMon, 16 Sep 2019 16:29:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmentGamescom 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058147Second person gets prison sentence in fatal swatting casehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-16-second-person-gets-prison-sentence-in-fatal-swatting-caseCall of Duty: WWII player gets 15 months for asking third party to report emergency at online opponent's addressMon, 16 Sep 2019 15:06:00 +0100Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058125Full programme revealed for Best Places To Work Awards UKhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-16-full-programme-revealed-for-best-places-to-work-awards-ukThis Friday's event will include talks and panels on mental health, racial diversity, accommodating autism and moreMon, 16 Sep 2019 14:45:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2058114