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, 21 May 2019 20:06:08 +0100Tue, 21 May 2019 20:06:08 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Tencent acquires Sharkmob tech giant buys nascent Swedish online game developer before it's announced its first gameTue, 21 May 2019 18:20:00 +0100Publishing on licensing and addiction Kim explains the strategy on deals for Star Wars and Game of Thrones Slots Casino, then ties addiction debate to Garth BrooksTue, 21 May 2019 15:13:00 +0100Publishing to halt service of two mobile games in Belgium amid loot box debacle Crossing: Pocket Camp and Fire Emblem Heroes to be taken offline in Belgium on August 27 Tue, 21 May 2019 14:33:00 +0100PoliticsLegal of War reaches ten million lifetime sales, streaming be part of Sony's "mainstream business model" with its next-gen consoleTue, 21 May 2019 13:53:00 +0100 sessions to watch at the Nordic Game Conference 2019 boxes, ethical monetisation, Warren Spector's tips for storytelling, and a comprehensive look at the art and design of HitmanTue, 21 May 2019 13:08:00 +0100 Consensus: Rage 2, id Software and Avalanche Studios team up for a potentially brilliant shooter adrift in a largely pointless open-worldTue, 21 May 2019 11:08:00 +0100Publishing lets players avoid toxic people in DOTA 2, charges for the privilege Avoid Player feature included in $9.99 battle passTue, 21 May 2019 11:03:00 +0100eSports and Sega join $7.8m Series A funding round for Tyffon VR company plans third Tokyo venue and US expansion Tue, 21 May 2019 10:07:00 +0100FinancialVr quarter for Garena Free Fire with $90m revenue five mobile battle royale game adds 73 million new players, reports Sensor Tower Tue, 21 May 2019 09:21:00 +0100Mobile aims for cheaper, faster development with internal Games Lab a spate of acquisitions, Israeli company establishes first internal game dev studioTue, 21 May 2019 08:32:00 +0100MobilePublishingDevelopment's Descenders hits 250k players on PC, Xbox More Robots published title enjoyed a boost in Chinese sales after leaving Early AccessTue, 21 May 2019 07:56:00 +0100Publishing Tfue sues esports organization for illegal operation as a talent agency Tenney claims Faze Clan did not act in his best interests, withheld 80% of his earnings from streamingMon, 20 May 2019 23:35:00 +0100Legal Dead Online's in-game poker unavailable in certain regions no connection with real-world money, players in countries with strict gambling laws may not be able to access minigameMon, 20 May 2019 19:14:00 +0100Legal announces PlayStation Productions to bring gaming IP to film and TV studio to be headed by Asad Qizilbash, already working on first round of projectsMon, 20 May 2019 18:20:00 +0100Media Namco partners with ISKN to build new "creative entertainment platform" with French tech firm will see platform release sometime in 2019 Mon, 20 May 2019 15:36:00 +0100Development reveals game deals with Pokémon and Marvelémon Quest will be the first mobile game in the series to launch in ChinaMon, 20 May 2019 14:51:00 +0100Publishing makes PC/console move with a Doctor Who VR game smartphone specialist has also signed three other PC/console gamesMon, 20 May 2019 14:00:00 +0100Publishing Point tips its focus into co-development user acquisition and marketing company to join with existing partners for four new games based on existing IPMon, 20 May 2019 12:00:00 +0100Development Ichi Software reportedly unable to pay staff after Disgaea RPG teething problems developer issues warrant to sell stock at reduced price Mon, 20 May 2019 11:42:00 +0100DevelopmentFinancial slammed over engine features supporting the gambling industry removes posts detailing "especially helpful" real-money gaming featuresMon, 20 May 2019 10:40:00 +0100Politics