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Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enSun, 23 Sep 2018 01:56:47 +0100Sun, 23 Sep 2018 01:56:47 +0100web-ops@gamer-network.net60Google details experimental features for Daydream VRhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-google-details-experimental-features-for-daydream-vrAndroid VR platform to receive new 6DoF controller support, "see-through" mode for AR developmentSat, 22 Sep 2018 00:25:00 +0100Virtual RealityAugmented Realityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997910Street Fighter V pro out of tourney after domestic abuse allegationshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-street-fighter-v-pro-out-of-tourney-after-domestic-abuse-allegationsReigning EVO Japan champ Infiltration will skip Capcom Pro Tour competition at Tokyo Game Show as his team Panda Global continues investigationFri, 21 Sep 2018 22:28:00 +0100LegaleSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997912Mass layoffs reported at Telltale Gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-developers-report-mass-layoffs-at-telltale-gamesUpdate: Skeleton crew of 25 will remain as studio faces "majority studio closure"Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:25:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997899Jagex moderator fired for abusing power, stealing player currencyhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-jagex-moderator-fired-for-abusing-power-stealing-player-currencyRuneScape developer to refund GP and items to affected accountsFri, 21 Sep 2018 20:00:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997896A record 78.3 million people played Fortnite in Augusthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-a-record-78-3-million-people-played-fortnite-in-augustEpic Games promises upcoming improvements to systems as large player load causes servers to struggleFri, 21 Sep 2018 18:57:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997894Retrotainment's cartridge revivalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-retrotainment-interviewCo-owners Tim Hartman and Greg Caldwell are making new NES games that run on old NES hardware in 2018, and they say the audience is growingFri, 21 Sep 2018 14:08:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997709Filling the gap in UK games fundinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-filling-the-gap-in-uk-games-fundingA GamesIndustry.biz Investment Summit panel highlighted a gap in public games funding that leaves too many developers out in the coldFri, 21 Sep 2018 13:57:00 +0100DevelopmentFinancialhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997832DreamTeam secures $5m seed funding investment from Mangrove Capitalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-dreamteam-secures-usd5m-seed-funding-investment-from-mangrove-capital"In just six months DreamTeam built the most liquid recruitment marketplace on the planet," says VC fund partnerFri, 21 Sep 2018 11:51:00 +0100FinancialEsporthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997814EnVision Esports staff will be paid outstanding salaries if Dot Esports pulls two articles, says former CEOhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-fomer-envision-esports-ceo-demands-dot-esports-pull-articles-regarding-outstanding-debt-to-playersUpdate: Artur Minacov says invoices have been sent to pay players allegedly owed thousands of dollarsFri, 21 Sep 2018 11:15:00 +0100eSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997803Ukie study shows potential of esports as a route to games careershttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-ukie-study-shows-potential-of-esports-as-a-route-to-games-careersFindings announced at Ukie AGM, where new board members were also announcedFri, 21 Sep 2018 11:09:00 +0100EducationeSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997806Overwatch League gets its first female coachhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-overwatch-league-gets-its-first-female-coachKyoung Ey Molly Kim has joined the coaching staff at OWL's new Washington DC teamFri, 21 Sep 2018 10:37:00 +0100eSportsJobshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997790Fortnite had a record 78.3 million players in Augusthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-21-fortnite-had-a-record-78-3-million-players-in-augustEpic's blockbuster keeps growing in popularityFri, 21 Sep 2018 09:55:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997766Nintendo tries out streaming on Switch in Japanhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-nintendo-tries-out-streaming-on-switch-in-japanAs Switch rapidly catches up to PlayStation 4's installed base in Japan, Nintendo takes aim at major cross-platform titles with cloud streaming releases - a possible taste of the future to come?Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:21:00 +0100PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997651Twitch has been blocked in Chinahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-twitch-has-been-blocked-in-chinaAfter rise in use due to the Asian Games, website is now inaccessible in much of the country and app is goneThu, 20 Sep 2018 22:09:00 +0100Mediahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997712Apptutti partners with security firm to help bring Korean games to Chinahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-apptutti-partners-with-security-firm-to-help-bring-korean-games-to-chinaSecurity firm INCA Internet to assist with Korean language support for online portalThu, 20 Sep 2018 21:10:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997708ReadyUp closes $2 million seed funding roundhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-readyup-closes-usd2-million-seed-funding-roundEsports team management and connection platform enters closed beta as round closesThu, 20 Sep 2018 20:29:00 +0100eSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997703Disruptor Beam, Tilting Point partner for $29m user acquisition and publishing dealhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-disruptor-beam-tilting-point-partner-for-USD29m-user-acquisition-and-publishing-dealTilting Point to help expand audience of Star Trek Timelines and publish upcoming unannounced Disruptor Beam RPGThu, 20 Sep 2018 19:29:00 +0100Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997697Blizzard cracks down on third-party Overwatch appshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-blizzard-cracks-down-on-third-party-overwatch-appsPlayers using programs which "impede on the competitive integrity" of the game could face permanent bansThu, 20 Sep 2018 18:52:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997692Sony adding download option to some PlayStation Now gameshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-sony-adding-download-option-to-some-playstation-now-gamesStreaming subscription service will soon let PS4 users download PS4 and PS2 games for offline play as wellThu, 20 Sep 2018 18:45:00 +0100Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/1997693GamesAid donates 213,120 to nine charitieshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-09-20-gamesaid-donates-213-120-to-nine-charitiesWinning charities revealed at EGX in Birmingham. 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