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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enFri, 20 Jul 2018 01:30:02 +0100Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:30:02 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Niantic outlines Pokemon Go cheating policyhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-20-niantic-outlines-pokemon-go-cheating-policyDeveloper offers clarity on three-strike disciplinary system as ban waves ramp upFri, 20 Jul 2018 00:49:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985371iQiyi acquires Skymoons for $190 millionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-iqiyi-acquires-skymoons-for-usd190-millionOnline video giant looks to diversify by bringing in Chinese mobile game studioThu, 19 Jul 2018 23:41:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985364Microsoft annual gaming revenue tops $10 billionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-microsoft-annual-gaming-revenue-tops-usd10-billionXbox maker's full-year results show year-over-year growth in sales, Xbox Live active usersThu, 19 Jul 2018 21:36:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985363THQ Nordic to publish Avalanche's Generation Zero at retailhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-thq-nordic-to-publish-avalanches-generation-zero-at-retailPhysical distribution of open world action game follows successful partnership on theHunter Call of the WildThu, 19 Jul 2018 21:27:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985362Oculus Go supporting otherwise faltering VR headset markethttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-oculus-go-supporting-otherwise-faltering-vr-headset-marketQ2 shipments show waning interest in VR as Pokemon Go continues to popularize ARThu, 19 Jul 2018 21:20:00 +0100Vrhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985357PUBG's PGI Charity Showdown brings famous streamers together for charityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-pubgs-pgi-charity-showdown-tournament-brings-streamers-together-for-charityTop placing teams will see $1 million prize pool donated to charities of choiceThu, 19 Jul 2018 18:44:00 +0100Charityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985347Mini Metro sells over one million unitshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-mini-metro-sells-one-million-unitsSubway designing management sim joins Mightier platformThu, 19 Jul 2018 18:19:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985342GAME restructures senior management teamhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-game-restructures-senior-management-teamDavid Howard named UK MD as CMO and Commercial Director departsThu, 19 Jul 2018 17:06:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985334Bethesda unlikely to use external developers in futurehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-bethesda-unlikely-to-use-external-developers-in-futureTodd Howard says despite Obsidian's success on Fallout: New Vegas, the company is now large enough to handle such work internallyThu, 19 Jul 2018 15:45:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985309End of a Saga: What Stoic learnt from the Mass Effect finalehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-end-of-a-saga-what-stoic-learnt-from-the-mass-effect-finaleStudio co-founder and ex-BioWare dev Arnie Jorgensen joins producer Zeb West to discuss ending the Banner Saga trilogy Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:06:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985293Six app store optimisation techniques to get your game noticed on mobilehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-six-app-store-optimisation-techniques-to-get-your-game-noticed-on-mobileSpil Games's Francisco Belloch shares tricks and shortcuts that speed the process of ensuring your smartphone title stands outThu, 19 Jul 2018 14:21:00 +0100MobileMarketinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985241UK tax breaks have helped finance 480 video gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-uk-tax-breaks-have-helped-finance-480-video-gamesIn fact, more games have benefitted from tax relief than TV productionsThu, 19 Jul 2018 12:54:00 +0100DevelopmentFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985254Develop:Brighton 2018 attracted record number of attendeeshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-develop-brighton-2018-attracted-record-number-of-attendeesNext year's event will take place in Brighton from July 9 to 11, 2019Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0100Eventshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985229Submissions open for EGX 2018 Leftfield Collectionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-submissions-open-for-egx-2018-leftfield-collectionGet free exhibition space for your alternative indie games at the NEC in SeptemberThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:57:00 +0100DevelopmentEGXhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985235Unity: "Games wouldn't see the light of day" without asset storeshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-well-88-percent-of-what-asks-unitys-global-head-of-asset-storeAsset Store boss Peter O'Reilly on the misconception around "asset flips", and why Unity won't match the Unreal Marketplace's 88/12 revenue splitThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:22:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985141Guerrilla Games to nearly double its staff with planned office movehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-guerrilla-games-to-nearly-double-its-staff-with-planned-office-moveCEO Hermen Hulst wants to shorten production time to three yearsThu, 19 Jul 2018 11:12:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985209Game Accessibility Conference comes to Europe this Octoberhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-game-accessibility-conference-comes-to-europe-this-octoberOne-day event will be held in Paris, discusses best practices of making games playable for everyoneThu, 19 Jul 2018 10:10:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985199NetEase buys a minority stake in Jumpshiphttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-netease-buys-a-minority-stake-in-dino-pattis-jumpshipNew studio from ex-Playdead CEO and film animator Chris Olsen will pour money into developing Somerville and expanding its teamThu, 19 Jul 2018 09:57:00 +0100Financialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985154V2 Games acquired by investment firm Victory Squarehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-v2-games-acquired-by-investment-firm-victory-squareV2 launched its $10 million game-focused Future Fund in February this yearThu, 19 Jul 2018 09:35:00 +0100Financialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985190Roblox: “Our work on safety is never-ending”https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-07-19-roblox-our-work-on-safety-is-never-endingDeveloper behind popular kids game responds to recent gang rape incident, reiterates that hacker behind it has been bannedThu, 19 Jul 2018 09:17:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1985177