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The future of AAA development culture: Sustainable, ethical, responsible | Playable Futures

Twin Suns COO and co-founder Forest Swartout Large on the importance of fair, ethical, responsible and sustainable development to her studio and the industry

By Forest Swartout Large

Getting your game covered, as told by journalists

Games journalists assemble to give indie developers tips on how to efficiently pitch to the press

By Marie Dealessandri

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Omeda Studios raises $20m for Predecessor

Series A funding round will be used to boost hiring in lead up to Paragon-enabled MOBA's Early Access launch later this year

By Brendan Sinclair

Xbox launches Samsung TV app to play games without a console

Platform holder launches cloud streaming app for 2022 model smart TVs in 27 countries

By Brendan Sinclair

Sowing the seeds of stability: Ten years of Supercell's Hay Day

Game lead Stephan Demirdjian, designer Camilla Avellar and artist Sari Latvala discuss the lifespan of the farming hit

By Danielle Partis

Building an Exploding Kittens transmedia universe

Elan Lee talks about making a mobile game for Netflix and the company's ultimate aspirations

By Brendan Sinclair

Squad sells 3m copies

Offworld Industries FPS Kickstarted in 2015 reaches milestone within two years of full release

Charting the video game industry's resilience in the face of so much uncertainty

Video game analyst consultant Sam Naji analyses the pandemic's impact on game sales, releases, and more

By Sam Naji

Everything you need before you even think of pitching to a publisher

GYLD's co-founders break down all the information and materials that publishers request when assessing your game

By Fabian Malabello & Lex Suurland

BAFTA announces 2022 Young Game Designers competition winners

Winners will be featured in the Museum of Science and Industry's Power Up exhibition in Manchester

By Marie Dealessandri

Mario + Rabbids could be this Christmas' Luigi's Mansion | Opinion

In a slightly quieter year for first-party games, Ubisoft might have the big Switch game of Christmas (after Pokémon)

By Christopher Dring

1C Entertainment rebrands to Fulqrum Games

Change reflects a "new direction in the group's global strategy" following Tencent acquisition

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Joffre Capital acquires minority stake in Playtika

Firm to buy over a quarter of developer's outstanding shares for $2.2 million

By Danielle Partis

Core Keeper passes 1m sales following Sunken Sea update

Indie hit became publisher Fireshine Games' fastest-selling digital game ever earlier this year

Fire Emblem Heroes first Nintendo mobile title to hit $1bn in spending

Mario Kart Tour and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp tied as Nintendo's second most successful mobile games

By Marie Dealessandri

Itch.io creator hits out at copycat for using site's code

Website admits to using CSS files belonging to the indie marketplace, and is accused of hosting stolen games

By Danielle Partis

Around 4% of Unity's workforce laid off

The layoffs are reportedly still ongoing as an estimated 200+ people have already been impacted across the globe

By Marie Dealessandri

Game devs speak up for abortion rights

Studios and organizations across the industry condemn US Supreme Court decision allowing criminalization of abortion, commit to support employees, share fundraising links

By Brendan Sinclair

Niantic laying off up to 90 after cancelling four games

Transformers game and Hamlet get the axe as Pokémon Go maker reduces costs in "a time of economic turmoil"

By Brendan Sinclair

Wildlife establishes Moon Tavern Games

The company led by the Scopely veteran Marta Velasco & EA alum Justin Jones is Wildlife Studios' fifth game studio

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Blizzard acquires Spellbreak dev Proletariat to support World of Warcraft

With the studio's fantasy battle royale shutting down, team of 100 will start by working on Dragonflight expansion

By James Batchelor

IGDA Foundation names Alyssa Walles executive director

Interim executive director Sarah Spiers switches to role as director of global development

By Brendan Sinclair

Quantic Lab responds to claims it misled CD Projekt while working on Cyberpunk 2077

QA firm does not deny allegations, but says report shows “lack of understanding” about how games are tested before launch

By James Batchelor

Develop:Brighton to offer free creche for attendees

Event will provide morning and afternoon childcare options for children agreed between 2 - 10

Xbox Games head is “confident” that Bethesda is not crunching

Matt Booty reportedly said it's “unfair” to attribute crunch culture to just one studio

By Danielle Partis

Former Supercell devs raise $5m for new studio Bit Odd

Finnish studio aims to develop games "not based on data but on feeling"

By Marie Dealessandri

Spellbreak to shut down in early 2023

Proletariat's battle royale released in 2020 after two years in Early Access

Quebec devs fear new language law will hurt local games industry

Bill 96 requires immigrants to access government services only in French after six months, business to draft contracts in French

By Brendan Sinclair

Sarah Wellock joins King as social and community lead | Jobs Roundup: June 2022

Update: Ebba Ljungerud joins Nordisk Games' board of directors, Haiyan Zhang named general manager of Microsoft Gaming AI

By GamesIndustry Staff

Subscriptions will push console/PC to a record year, says DFC

Game Pass, Switch Online, and PlayStation Plus to make up one-third of console software/service revenue

By Brendan Sinclair

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