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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enSun, 22 Apr 2018 02:14:17 +0100Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:14:17 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60How indie publishers stand out - and why they need your game to help themhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-how-indie-publishers-stand-out-and-why-they-need-your-game-to-help-themSpeaking at Reboot Develop, Devolver Digital, Paradox Interactive and Raw Fury reflect on their role in a game's success and offer advice on pitching to themFri, 20 Apr 2018 16:22:00 +0100PublishingReboot Develop 2018https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968376Netherlands pushes for EU-wide loot box legislationhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-dutch-gaming-authority-wants-eu-wide-loot-box-legislationLoot box ruling from Dutch government body could set precedent in Europe against certain iterations of the mechanicFri, 20 Apr 2018 15:44:00 +0100Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968343Steam sales, store pages and the art of selling gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-steam-sales-and-store-pages-the-art-of-selling-your-gameAt Reboot Develop, Rockfish, Vlambeer and 11 bit take very different views on the value of cutting prices Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:05:00 +0100PublishingReboot Develop 2018https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968310Dontnod plotting IPO on Euronext Growthhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-dontnod-plotting-ipo-on-euronext-growthLife is Strange developer registers with AMF as it prepares to go publicFri, 20 Apr 2018 11:30:00 +0100Financialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968287Ubisoft launches second season of start-up incubator programhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-ubisoft-launches-second-season-of-start-up-incubator-program"Ubisoft is proud of its roots and has not forgotten that its very own adventure began as a start-up," says program sponsor Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:40:00 +0100Augmented Realitycryptocurrencyhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968255Italian games market hits $1.8 billion in 2017https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-italian-games-market-hit-usd1-8-billion-in-2017The latest wave of GSD data is released for EuropeFri, 20 Apr 2018 09:29:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968254Valve fined $3m over breach in Australian law with misleading Steam refund policyhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-valve-fined-usd3-million-after-misleading-steam-refund-policy-found-in-breach-of-australian-lawSteam operator's appeal denied by High Court of Australia Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:01:00 +0100Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968237Watch Reboot Develop highlight sessions live on GamesIndustry.bizhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-18-watch-reboot-develops-best-talks-on-gamesindustry-bizTequila Works, Patrice Desilets, Platinum Games and Ste Curran make up day two of the Dubrovnik dev conferenceFri, 20 Apr 2018 08:33:00 +0100Reboot Develop 2018https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1967706Sony's studios continue their winning streakhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-20-sonys-studios-continue-their-winning-streakThe success of the PS4's excellent first-party experiences belie the commercial challenges single-player titles still faceFri, 20 Apr 2018 08:12:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1968224Studio apologizes for delay by pledging 90+-hour work weekshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-19-studio-apologizes-for-delay-by-pledging-90-hour-work-weeks[UPDATE]: NeoCoreGames says it was joking when it promised crunch as atonement for pushing full launch of Early Access game Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - 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Games Studiohttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-19-nordcurrent-acquires-ukrainian-developer-blam-games-studioBlam! to be re-branded Nordcurrent Odessa Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:49:00 +0100https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1967964Planning a Remedy Dev Dayhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-04-18-planning-a-remedy-dev-dayHow the Finnish studio puts on its own one-day conference for the entire company, all for about the cost of sending five people to GDCWed, 18 Apr 2018 19:59:00 +0100Eventshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1967649