Thierry Platon unveils Ukiyo Games Studio | News-in-brief

The France-based studio says that it "displays its vocation for contemplative games with values"

GamesIndustry.biz Staff

The Video Standards Council is now the Games Rating Authority

The change was to reflect better what information it can provide to parents and the games industry

Jeffrey Rousseau

Redfall devs cite unclear direction, high turnover, low headcount for game's shortcomings

Speaking with more than a dozen devs, Bloomberg details a troubled move to multiplayer for the immersive sim studio

Jeffrey Rousseau

Meta Quest 3 launches this fall at $499

Meta promises next headset will be thinner, more powerful, "first mainstream headset with high-res color"

Brendan Sinclair

Activision Blizzard tallies harassment reports, punishments

Publisher's Transparency Report says it received roughly 134 harassment, discrimination, or retaliation complaints in 2022, found substance to 31 of them

Brendan Sinclair

CD Projekt Red will lay off remaining 30 members of Gwent team

Staff will be dismissed between now and the end of the year as development winds down on The Witcher's spin-off

James Batchelor

Why BAFTA is changing the way its games awards work

Tara Saunders tells us more about expanding the voting for Best Game and British Game to over 1,000 members

James Batchelor

CD Projekt Red alumni create new studio Blank

The Warsaw-based developer is working on a "character-driven game set in an apocalypse"

Marie Dealessandri

Bigger than wool: New Zealand’s journey to make video games its most famous export

We talk to NZGDA chairperson Chelsea Rapp about the impressive growth of Aotearoa's games sector and why its newly created tax relief scheme will help grow it even more

Marie Dealessandri

Kirby support studio Vanpool shut down

Developer behind Dillon's Rolling Western series was dissolved yesterday

James Batchelor

Join this free webinar on the potential and risks of AI chatbots in video games

Technology and tools specialist Endava to discuss how games companies can maximize revenue and improve player experience with chatbots

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Marvel's Midnight Suns developer hit by layoffs

Firaxis Games says that the redundancies come as it aligns talent against its "highest priorities"

Jeffrey Rousseau

Kotick blames scandals on "a very aggressive labor movement"

Activision Blizzard CEO denies any systemic issue with harassment, says outside forces trying to destabilize the company

Brendan Sinclair

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