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Xbox is the games publisher of 2021 | Opinion

Microsoft has been a star performer over the last six months, which bodes well for the years ahead

By Christopher Dring

Limbo | Why I Love

Monokel creative director Daniel Wagner explains how Playdead's debut turned a lapsed gamer into a studio co-founder

By Daniel Wagner

Blizzard Versailles employees continue to fight studio's closure

Verdict expected in weeks as French labour inspection agency says financial performance didn't justify the extent of the layoffs

By Marie Dealessandri

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Tencent launches Level Infinite

Gaming giant's new publishing division aims to deliver "high-quality games to a global audience"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

More Activision Blizzard staff join walkout

QA testers in California, Texas, and Minnesota add to protest of laid off Raven Software contractors

By Brendan Sinclair

Halo Infinite | Critical Consensus

A welcome return to the iconic series' roots with enough gusto to bring it in line with modern shooters

By Danielle Partis

Pokémon Unite surpasses 50 million downloads

Tencent co-developed MOBA reaches milestone 4 months after release on mobile and Switch

"The next frontier for AR": Why Niantic is sharing its tech with Lightship

The Pokémon Go developer on how to finally move augmented reality beyond a novelty in mobile gaming

By James Batchelor

Does the gaming press of old hold up today? | This Week in Business

They don't make game journalism like they used to, and that's probably a good thing

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft adding NFTs to Ghost Recon

Beta test of publisher's blockchain initiative will let players have cosmetic items with serial numbers

By Brendan Sinclair

MyGames invests $2m into two new studios

The company's investment arm acquired minority stakes in Square Triangle and Talerock

By Marie Dealessandri

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Game Workers Unite Australia relaunching as official union

New games-specific branch of Professionals Australia aiming to launch in March 2022

By James Batchelor

Nintendo loses case over eShop pre-order cancellations

German consumer organization successfully argues against platform holder's digital storefront policy for returns

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Ubisoft HR head: "People lost trust" in reporting process

Chief people officer Anika Grant says publisher didn't follow-up enough with people who raised concerns, wants to fix that going forward but won't go back to correct past mistakes

By Brendan Sinclair

Raven Software staff to protest layoffs of QA workers

Employees to walk out in support of laid off contractors, demand publisher re-hire them as full-time employees

By Jeffrey Rousseau

First Games Industry Africa Awards winners announced

Kiro'o Games wins team of the year and three more categories including Most Impactful Mobile Game

By Jeffrey Rousseau

How to pitch your hypercasual game to a publisher

Supersonic Studios' Danielle Reich Cohen gives tips about how to pitch to hypercasual publishers the right way

By Danielle Reich Cohen

Growing leaps and bounds: Polyarc on the trajectory of VR and Moss

Polyarc's Lincoln Davis and Michael Felice on Moss: Book 2, the growth of the VR market, and what made Quill a star

By Marie Dealessandri

Tiplay Series A funding values studio at $25m

Turkish developer of Water Shooty using $500k raise to boost accelerator program and remote work tools

Geoff Keighley says Activision Blizzard 'will not be part' of The Game Awards

Call of Duty is up for two awards, but no other games from the company will feature at this year's event

By Danielle Partis

FIFA returns to No.1 after Black Friday shake-up | UK boxed charts

But Nintendo still dominates the top ten, even in the face of continuing discounts

By James Batchelor

Lockwood responds to allegations of unlawful layoffs

CEO confirms 10% of staff were let go, says the company is streamlining due to the pandemic

By James Batchelor

Activision lays off a third of QA team at Raven Software

Contractors were summoned to meetings to find out if they were being promoted to full-time roles or let go

By Danielle Partis

PlayStation VP fired after being caught by paedophilia sting operation

George Cacioppo was allegedly trying to arrange a meeting with a 15-year-old boy

By James Batchelor

Krafton leads $11m funding round in Tamatem Games

Mobile publisher to expand in Saudi Arabia and launch training programme for local talent

By Marie Dealessandri

IWGB union says Lockwood Publishing layoffs are illegal

Worker's group says management did not provide adequate consultation for cuts to 33 positions

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Report: Sony overhauling PlayStation Plus with new tiers and streaming

Bloomberg says Plus will get a three-tier service with PlayStation Now and retro catalog to better compete with Xbox Game Pass next spring

By Brendan Sinclair

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