GamesIndustry.bizhttps://www.gamesindustry.bizGamesIndustry.biz is the world's leading games industry website. Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enSat, 11 Jul 2020 12:51:01 +0100Sat, 11 Jul 2020 12:51:01 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Twitch deletes Black Lives Matter video after criticism it lacked Black creatorshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-twitch-deletes-black-lives-matter-video-following-criticism-it-lacked-black-creatorsTwitch partners from the Black community said they were overshadowed, spoken over by white personalitiesFri, 10 Jul 2020 23:20:00 +0100Mediahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104962Amazon delays MMORPG New World into 2021https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-amazon-delays-mmorpg-new-world-into-2021Company says alpha feedback demonstrated need for more endgame experiencesFri, 10 Jul 2020 21:30:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104959Portuguese AI start-up Replai raises $1.3mhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-portuguese-ai-start-up-replai-raises-USD1-3mBright Pixel, Ideias Glaciares, Clever Advertising among investorsFri, 10 Jul 2020 20:49:00 +0100Mediahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104958Game companies line up for pandemic relief loanshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-game-companies-lining-up-for-pandemic-relief-loansDevelopers take advantage of a US program that will forgive loans for retaining staff, deadline to apply is August 8Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:32:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104927Interplay silent on Earthworm Jim developer's racist, homophobic remarkshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-interplay-silent-on-earthworm-jim-developers-racist-homophobic-remarksSeries co-creator Doug TenNapel likens Black Lives Matter protesters to Hitler, defends use of slurs on a podcastFri, 10 Jul 2020 14:48:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104913Breaking the formula: How to make a standout game trailerhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-breaking-the-formula-how-to-make-a-standout-game-trailerFrom Port Royale 4 to Bleeding Edge, Flipbook Studio's Andrew Lord details what can make for a memorable trailerFri, 10 Jul 2020 14:26:00 +0100Marketinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104540Are Xbox Series X developers being held back by Xbox One?https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-are-xbox-series-x-developers-being-held-back-by-xbox-one“Held back is a meme that gets created by people who are too caught up in device competition”Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:53:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104801Over 8,000 games pulled from App Store in China in one weekhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-over-8-000-games-pulled-from-app-store-in-china-in-one-weekApple clamps down on paid games or titles with in-app purchases that have not been approved by Chinese regulatorsFri, 10 Jul 2020 10:52:00 +0100Mobilehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104843Could Sony stumble on cross-generation games? | Opinionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-could-sony-stumble-on-cross-generation-games-opinionIf Sony tries to charge for PS5 versions of late-gen PS4 hits, comparisons with Microsoft's consumer-friendly strategy will be harshFri, 10 Jul 2020 09:28:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104795Tencent is the latest potential buyer for Leyou Technologieshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-tencent-is-the-latest-potential-buyer-for-leyou-technologiesChinese tech and games giant reportedly in talks to acquire parent of Warframe developer Digital ExtremesFri, 10 Jul 2020 09:26:00 +0100BusinessFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104808Join Creative Assembly for a live Q&A about game audio todayhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-10-join-creative-assembly-for-a-live-q-and-a-about-game-audio-todayThe studio's audio team will be discussing their approaches and answer questions liveFri, 10 Jul 2020 09:13:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104706Blizzard will make changing character gender free in next WoW expansionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-blizzard-will-make-changing-character-gender-free-in-next-wow-expansionMost other aesthetic character changes can already be made without spending real moneyThu, 09 Jul 2020 20:25:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104764Sony invests $250m in Epic Gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-sony-invests-USD250m-in-epic-gamesTech giants plan to broaden existing collaborations across technology, social entertainment, and digital ecosystemsThu, 09 Jul 2020 19:30:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104760Half-Life Alyx developers want to make a full-scale Half-Life game for consoleshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-half-life-alyx-developers-want-to-make-a-full-scale-half-life-game-for-consoles"This ice has been broken, now we're hoping to smash through the ice completely"Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:00:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104741Developing for Xbox Game Pass: "I could never pitch these ideas to a publisher"https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-developing-for-xbox-game-pass-i-could-never-pitch-these-ideas-to-a-publisherXbox, Double Fine, Obsidian, Mojang and InXile discuss how Game Pass is changing the games they makeThu, 09 Jul 2020 18:01:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104718Pokémon Snap had a different kind of focus | Why I Lovehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-pokemon-snap-why-i-loveTag Games CEO Marc Williamson believes developers could learn from the Nintendo photo safari's escapist tourism without pressureThu, 09 Jul 2020 15:44:00 +0100DevelopmentWhy I Lovehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104565Capcom says its game sales are 80% digital and risinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-capcom-says-game-sales-are-80-percent-digital-and-risingPublisher aiming to reduce physical media to just 10% of its game sales in the futureThu, 09 Jul 2020 15:15:00 +0100RetailPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104716How Minecraft and Mojang taught Xbox how to buy studioshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-how-minecraft-and-mojang-taught-xbox-how-to-buy-studiosXbox's new studios: “Things have been almost exactly the same, just without the terror of going out of business”Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:59:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104689Traplight closes €8m investment roundhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-traplight-closes-8m-investment-roundFinnish mobile dev to focus on live-service development of latest title, Battle Legion Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:24:00 +0100MobileBusinessFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104669Ian Livingstone building new science and tech school The Livingstone Academyhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-09-ian-livingstone-building-new-science-and-technology-school-the-livingstone-academyBournemouth-based institute will host 1,500 pupils, opens in September 2021Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:10:00 +0100Educationhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2104649