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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enWed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00:29 +0000Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00:29 +0000web-ops@gamer-network.net60EA lays off 350 amid major organizational changeshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-ea-lays-off-350-amid-major-organizational-changesCompany reorganizing marketing, publishing, operations teams, decreases presence in Japan and RussiaTue, 26 Mar 2019 16:34:00 +0000Jobshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030641Daedalic: "If we do this right, no one else will be able to make a Gollum game"https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-daedalic-if-we-do-this-right-no-one-else-will-be-able-to-make-a-gollum-gameCEO Carsten Fichtelmann discusses plans for the iconic character, who will star in the first of Daedalic's many Lord of the Rings gamesTue, 26 Mar 2019 15:51:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmentGDC 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030637How to pitch your video game at PAX Easthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-how-to-pitch-your-video-game-at-pax-eastVelan Ventures head Guha Bala is signing games at PAX on Thursday. Here, he tells us what he expects to see from indie developersTue, 26 Mar 2019 15:30:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030566Relinquishing Control: Remedy's paradigm shifthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-relinquishing-control-remedys-paradigm-shiftGame director Mikael Kasurinen on leaving behind the tightly controlled experiences of Alan Wake and Quantum Break for, "a world that can support many stories, not just one story"Tue, 26 Mar 2019 13:00:00 +0000Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030500Sony pulls full game download codes from all storeshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-sony-pulls-full-game-download-codes-from-all-storesPlayStation confirms to GamesIndustry.biz new strategy starts April 1, cards for DLC and virtual currency will still be availableTue, 26 Mar 2019 12:18:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030586Critical Consensus: Tom Clancy's The Division 2https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-critical-consensus-tom-clancys-the-division-2Critics lament the lack of political heft in its story, but The Division 2 gets much right that BioWare's Anthem got wrongTue, 26 Mar 2019 11:42:00 +0000PublishingMarketinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030573Viveport Infinity subscription costs $12.99 per month, starts April 2https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-viveport-infinity-subscription-costs-usd12-99-per-month-starts-april-2Offers Vive users unlimited access to virtual reality games and apps, $99 annual option also availableTue, 26 Mar 2019 10:18:00 +0000Virtual RealityGDC 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030552GDC 2019 attendance sets new record at 29,000https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-gdc-2019-attendance-sets-new-record-at-29-0002020 conference dated for March 16 to 20, hosted once again at the Moscone Convention CenterTue, 26 Mar 2019 10:09:00 +0000GDC 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/20305471939 Games receives $3.6m investmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-1939-games-receives-usd3-6-million-investmentTencent, Sisu Game Ventures, and Crowberry Capital lead fundingTue, 26 Mar 2019 09:45:00 +0000DevelopmentFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030537PlayStation VR has sold 4.2 million units worldwidehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-playstation-vr-has-sold-4-2-million-units-worldwidePlatform holder's recent State of Play event updates global sales count, milestone reached as of March 3, 2019Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:20:00 +0000https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030531UK Charts: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is the seventh new No.1 of the yearhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-26-uk-charts-sekiro-shadows-die-twice-is-the-seventh-new-no-1-of-the-yearActivision and From Software title narrowly beats The Division 2Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:47:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030512Kabam acquires Riposte Games & Cohttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-kabam-acquires-riposte-games-and-coMontreal-based developer to continue support for past titles as Kabam takes over publishing Mini GunsMon, 25 Mar 2019 20:57:00 +0000Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030445PUBG Corp, NetEase settle copyright lawsuithttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-pubg-corp-netease-settle-copyright-lawsuitAfter suit alleging Knives Out, Rules of Survival copied PUBG and countersuit against "shameless attempt" at genre monopoly, companies now dismissing casesMon, 25 Mar 2019 19:49:00 +0000Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030439Take-Two founder Ryan Brant dieshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-take-two-founder-ryan-brant-diesPublisher expresses condolences, gratitude to Brant for his vision and contributionsMon, 25 Mar 2019 19:21:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030441Warframe nears 50 million playershttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-warframe-nears-50-million-playersFree-to-play co-op shooter approaches milestone as it celebrates sixth anniversaryMon, 25 Mar 2019 18:24:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030428Apple reveals game subscription service Apple Arcadehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-apple-reveals-game-subscription-service-apple-arcadeProgram to launch this fall with focus on new, premium titlesMon, 25 Mar 2019 18:10:00 +0000Mobilehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030418Vicarious Visions founders sign publishing deal with EAhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-vicarious-visions-founders-sign-publishing-deal-with-ea“After 25 years of making games, I realised I was doing it wrong,” says CEOMon, 25 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030170Philadelphia Overwatch team getting $50m arenahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-philadelphia-overwatch-team-getting-usd50m-arenaFusion owner Comcast Spectacor investing in 3,500-seat venue to begin hosting events in 2021Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:16:00 +0000eSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030359Unions, diversity, and risk-taking: How GDC, IGF Award winners want to change the industryhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-unions-diversity-and-risk-taking-how-gdc-igf-award-winners-want-to-change-the-industryThis year's honorees discuss the changes they want to see, and the key challenges on the horizonMon, 25 Mar 2019 14:00:00 +0000DevelopmentGDC 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030173God of War wins six G.A.N.G. Awards at GDC 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-25-god-of-war-wins-six-g-a-n-g-awards-at-gdc-2019Annual audio awards bestows Best of the Year prize on Sony Santa Monica's blockbusterMon, 25 Mar 2019 13:51:00 +0000DevelopmentGDC 2019https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2030344