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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enSat, 26 Sep 2020 19:48:22 +0100Sat, 26 Sep 2020 19:48:22 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Former Rockstar producer Leslie Benzies raises $40.8m toward new gamehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-former-rockstar-producer-leslie-benzies-raises-USD40-8m-toward-new-gameOpen-world sci-fi title Everywhere currently in development at Benzies' studio, Build a Rocket BoyFri, 25 Sep 2020 21:00:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116936Xbox launching app for remote gameplay on iOShttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-xbox-launching-app-for-remote-gameplay-on-iosAndroid version came out in beta just a few days agoFri, 25 Sep 2020 20:20:00 +0100Mobilehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116926Nintendo brings back amiibo cards to select retailershttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-nintendo-brings-back-amiibo-cards-to-select-retailersAnimal Crossing card backs make return following ongoing success of New HorizonsFri, 25 Sep 2020 19:26:00 +0100Retailhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116925Krafton merging with PUBG Corphttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-krafton-subsumes-pubg-corpParent company of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds developer will claim PUBG Corp's publishing and support teams, leaving development team to operate independentlyFri, 25 Sep 2020 14:48:00 +0100BusinessPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116873The Five Games of Debbie Bestwick | Podcasthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-the-five-games-of-debbie-bestwick-podcastDownload now to hear how Team17's CEO started her career at 16 and why Worms was first developed on a calculatorFri, 25 Sep 2020 13:52:00 +0100MediaPodcastPublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116785Epic Games acquires SuperAwesomehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-epic-games-acquires-superawesomeThe deal will see the two companies work together on "kid-safe" online servicesFri, 25 Sep 2020 13:19:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmentFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116842The social media strategy behind Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockouthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-the-social-media-strategy-behind-fall-guys-ultimate-knockoutOliver Hindle explains how Mediatonic rapidly grew its hit game's Twitter to one million followersFri, 25 Sep 2020 11:06:00 +0100Marketinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116798RuneScape to launch on Steamhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-runescape-to-launch-on-steamJagex MMO will hit Valve's store on October 14Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:20:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116795Rocket League passes 1m concurrent playershttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-rocket-league-passes-1m-concurrent-playersPsyonix reaches a new milestone as its competitive driving/football hybrid goes free-to-playFri, 25 Sep 2020 09:13:00 +0100Retailhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116794Microsoft won't try to buy industry dominance | Opinionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-25-microsoft-wont-try-to-buy-industry-dominance-opinionMicrosoft was expected to buy control of the games biz from the start -- the Zenimax acquisition echoes those times, but today's Microsoft is a much smarter companyFri, 25 Sep 2020 08:42:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116782GameHERs awards announced for November 19https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-24-gamehers-awards-announced-for-november-19New awards series honors women and non-binary individuals in games, esports, content creationThu, 24 Sep 2020 21:05:00 +0100MediaPublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116769Live-action Yakuza movie is in the workshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-24-live-action-yakuza-movie-is-in-the-worksSega partners with 1212 and Wild Sheep for adaptation based on the franchiseThu, 24 Sep 2020 20:50:00 +0100Mediahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2116763Japan is Xbox's fastest growing markethttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-09-24-japan-is-xboxs-fastest-growing-marketMicrosoft is aiming for simultaneous product launches for Japanese market; 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