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.enMon, 27 Jan 2020 16:09:08 +0000Mon, 27 Jan 2020 16:09:08 +0000web-ops@gamer-network.net60Washington bills would carve out exceptions for games in gambling law legislation aims to protect gaming industry from lawsuits if games don't let users cash outMon, 27 Jan 2020 15:49:00 +0000LegalPublishing Podcast: The (Doom) Eternal cycle of crunch episode also discusses allegations against Riot in class-action lawsuit, Paradox's subscription experiment, and tossing coins to WitchersMon, 27 Jan 2020 15:30:00 +0000BusinessPodcastPublishingDevelopment faces "significant" regulatory risk following 2019 government inquiry concerns around bullying and gaming disorder could lead to "badly-informed regulation that damages the functioning of the industry" Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:30:00 +0000PoliticsLegal Inc dev: Game is "not a scientific model" for coronavirus outbreak Creations compelled to release statement as sales spike in ChinaMon, 27 Jan 2020 10:54:00 +0000Business to market your video game and find your target audience Evil, Raw Fury, Headup Games, Good Shepherd and Dan Adelman offer advice to developers on how to market their gameMon, 27 Jan 2020 10:42:00 +0000MarketingDevcom tariff off the table as tensions ease between US and China backtrack is well-timed as PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X prepare for launchMon, 27 Jan 2020 09:48:00 +0000PoliticsBusinessHardwareLegal reportedly closing down Fogbank Entertainment's San Francisco studio was not part of recent sale to ScopelyMon, 27 Jan 2020 09:31:00 +0000BusinessDevelopment Charts: The Witcher 3 rises as Dragon Ball holds No.1, Rugby 20 makes the Top 20Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:18:00 +0000Publishing Blizzard and Google sign esports, cloud deals League and others will air exclusively on YouTube and Google Cloud becomes preferred cloud service for game hostingFri, 24 Jan 2020 21:32:00 +0000PublishingeSports one-fourth of developers say their studio has no diversity or inclusion initiatives State of the Industry: Over half of developers are in favor of unionization; meanwhile, needle hasn't moved on accessibilityFri, 24 Jan 2020 17:00:00 +0000Development are divided on how subscription services will affect game values State of the Industry: One-fourth of devs are concerned such services will devalue games, another fourth aren't worried at allFri, 24 Jan 2020 17:00:00 +0000Development 10% of developers are making games for the next generation State of the Industry Survey: 34% are making games for both next- and current-gen platformsFri, 24 Jan 2020 17:00:00 +0000Development Games denies collusion in gender discrimination lawsuit US government agencies attempt to discredit Riot Games and plaintiffs' legal counsel in bid for $400 million compensation for current and former employeesFri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:00 +0000PoliticsLegal Game Invest opens new development studio in Sweden End Games is funded by recently rebranded investment arm of THQ Nordic parent Embracer GroupFri, 24 Jan 2020 14:54:00 +0000BusinessDevelopment Bleeding Edge of multiplayer design director Rahni Tucker on how the Xbox brawler will ensure Ninja Theory keeps one foot in the action genreFri, 24 Jan 2020 12:26:00 +0000 on Hong Kong protest: "Even if I had a chance to go back, I would still do it" pro still "disappointed" in Blizzard but doesn't hate the companyFri, 24 Jan 2020 11:05:00 +0000BusinessPublishing Witcher heralds an era of game IPs on TV | Opinion media giants prepare to do battle over streaming, well-known IPs are a potent weapon -- and videogames remain the last great untapped sourceFri, 24 Jan 2020 08:19:00 +0000MediaPublishingMarketing Dead Redemption 2 digital unit sales doubled in December, thanks to Steam launch Rockstar's western sold 1m digital units last monthThu, 23 Jan 2020 23:25:00 +0000Publishing game content revenues hit $35.4 billion in 2019, say NPD and ESA spending on gaming similar to last year when omitting hardware revenues from the equationThu, 23 Jan 2020 21:42:00 +0000RetailPublishing has over 45m registered users gaming platform also reaches over 128m monthly visits as it celebrates fifth anniversaryThu, 23 Jan 2020 20:03:00 +0000Publishing