Playful Studios "significantly reduces" full-time staff

Super Lucky's Tale devs undergoes layoffs amid transition to new production model

By Rebekah Valentine

Digital Bros. to buy Starbreeze assets from Smilegate

The €19.2m deal will give Italian publisher 30% of Starbreeze stock and 40% of voting rights

By Matthew Handrahan

2020 African Games Industry Trends

Games Industry Africa's Vic Bassey forecasts seven key storylines for the continent's developing market in the year ahead

By Vic Bassey

How to retain your talent and keep hold of your staff

The Academy talks to key industry leaders about retaining talent through progression and learning

By Christopher Dring

Ubisoft-produced comedy series about game developers picked up for second season

Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet picked up for renewed ahead of February premiere

Double Eleven to open Malaysian studio in spring

Independent UK developer and publisher expands to Asian market with new Kuala Lumpur office

By Haydn Taylor

Women suing Riot Games may be entitled to $400m not $10m

Two state regulators attempt to intervene with gender discrimination class action lawsuit in plaintiffs' favour

By Haydn Taylor

The "magic and chaos" of SuperMash, a game with seven different genres

Digital Continue's Joseph Tringali shares his passion for emergent gameplay, retro nostalgia, and procedural games that are sometimes bad

By Rebekah Valentine

Tencent bids to acquire 100% of Funcom

Proposed deal would value the Norwegian studio at around $148 million

By Matthew Handrahan

Stillfront Group acquires Storm8 for up to $400m

Game studio coalition also raises $220m in additional financing

By Rebekah Valentine

The Witcher on Netflix has been watched by 76m households

It's on track to be the streaming service's biggest season one TV series ever

YouTube TV comes to PS4 as PS Vue moves out

Sony hardware maintains a live TV option at about the same price

By Rebekah Valentine

CGI remake of original Pokemon film will be a Netflix exclusive

Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution to debut on the service on February 27, 2020

Activision Blizzard, EA, Sony, Microsoft included in HRC's 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Multiple gaming companies score 100% on survey of non-discrimination policies, benefits, and LGBTQ support

By Rebekah Valentine

The entirety of Telltale's The Walking Dead is returning to storefronts

Skybound will publish all four seasons on Nintendo Switch and Steam this week

By Rebekah Valentine

Patent infringement ruling against Nintendo Wii Remotes overturned

Dallas federal court declares patent invalid, nullifies $10m payout to iLife Technologies

By Rebekah Valentine

Daybreak Games restructures into three studios

Dimensional Ink Games, Darkpaw Games, and Rogue Planet games to work on new and existing Daybreak properties

By Haydn Taylor

NHS mental health director calls for loot box ban

UPDATE: UKIE responds, emphasising that industry already addresses spending caps and disclosed drop rates

By James Batchelor

The transcendent appeal of Mount & Blade: Warband

Why I Love: The degree of difficulty for dev and player alike got John Nejady interested in TaleWorlds' medieval battle game, but the community he found made it something more

By John Nejady

AppsFlyer secures $210m in latest funding round

General Atlantic leads Series D round, brings AppsFlyer total funding to $294 million since 2011

By Haydn Taylor

The best-selling games of the decade show AAA was left behind by innovation | Opinion

The games industry has made great strides forward in the past ten years - but none of that is apparent in the retail charts

By James Batchelor

The Podcast: Xbox's plan to reshape the console industry

Latest episode available to download now, also shares more information on plans for the Academy

By James Batchelor

Rockstar responds to claims it abuses tax relief

But Grand Theft Auto developer makes no comment on reports it has not paid corporate tax in four years

By James Batchelor

SpecialEffect's One Special Day raises 455,000

Dozens of publishers donated proceeds from mobile and PC sales to charity helping people with disabilities play games

By Brendan Sinclair

Dying Light 2 delayed, no new release window given

Techland drops spring release target for open-world zombie shooter, says it will have more details "in the coming months"

By Brendan Sinclair

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