• By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 19, 2019

    EUROPEAN ESPORTS FEDERATION TO BE FORMED WITH 12 COUNTRIES

    Organization to serve as a "moderating partner" rather than a governing body for the industry

    eSports
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 19, 2019

    SOUTH KOREAN FTC EXAMINING CONSUMER REGULATIONS SURROUNDING IN-GAME PURCHASES

    Government body currently investigating issues surrounding minors making purchases and "unfair" limitations on refunds

    Publishing
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 19, 2019

    CHINA INTRODUCES NEW GAME APPROVAL PROCESS, LIMITING TOTAL APPROVALS PER YEAR

    HTML5 games now require approval, anti-addiction system policy expanded to mobile titles

    Mobile, Publishing
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 19, 2019

    NINTENDO STOCK LEAPS FOLLOWING SWITCH APPROVAL IN CHINA

    17% rise on Tokyo exchange is company's largest percentage gain since Pokemon Go's summer of 2016

    Hardware
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 19, 2019

    CODE TO INSPIRE IS CREATING "AFGHAN HERO GIRLS" THROUGH EDUCATION

    CEO Fereshteh Forough talks about founding the organization, and how the games created by its students can lead to careers, independence

    Development
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 19, 2019

    DIVERGING PATHS: SONY, MICROSOFT AND NINTENDO'S RADICALLY DIFFERENT VISIONS | OPINION

    After decades of platform holders releasing similar hardware, we should celebrate their new, wildly different visions of gaming's future

    Hardware, Publishing, Development
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE'S NEW STAGE BUILDER MODE IS RECOMMENDING INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT

    Stages with inappropriate images, names are being listed as "Recommended" and do not disappear when reported or blocked

    Publishing
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    STREAMLABS: TWITCH IS STILL STREAMING KING, THOUGH YOUTUBE IS GAINING GROUND

    YouTube reaches 24% of Twitch's total streaming viewership following its merger of YouTube Gaming with YouTube Live

    Media
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    LIFE AFTER EVE ONLINE: FROM INTERGALACTIC WARFARE TO "ELEGANT, COSY" CARD GAMES

    CCP Games co-founder Ívar Kristjánsson talks starting a new studio with his brother to fill a niche in the digital card game market

    Development, GDC 2019
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    IRAQ BANS PUBG, FORTNITE

    Country joins Nepal and some parts of India in forbidding Bluehole's shooter, citing impact on youth and addictive qualities

    Legal
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    GAMESINDUSTRY.BIZ MAGAZINE ISSUE 3 WILL DEBUT AT E3 2019

    Issue 3 will discuss the state of the games industry worldwide, full of exclusive market data

  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    BATTLEFIELD V AND PODE LEAD NORDIC GAME AWARDS NOMINATIONS

    Hazelight's A Way Out and Fatshark's Warhammer: Vermintide 2 are also up for multiple awards

    Nordic Game Conference 2019
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    EIGHT WAYS THE UK GAMES INDUSTRY CAN WORK BETTER WITH EDUCATION

    BGI's Games Education Summit delivers tips, advice and recommendations over two-days

  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    TENCENT CLEARED TO DISTRIBUTE NINTENDO SWITCH IN CHINA

    Government of Guangdong province offers provisional go ahead for sale of the Switch in China

  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    ABLEGAMERS LAUNCHES NEW ACCESSIBILITY WEBSITE

    Accessible.Games provides means to connect developers and players with disability to help design more accessible games

    Charity
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    THE GAMESINDUSTRY.BIZ PODCAST: PLAYSTATION 5 VS DISC-LESS XBOX

    Will the future of consoles be defined by Sony's SSD, Microsoft's digital focus, or Capcom's corporate branded arcade panel?

    Xbox, PlayStation, Media, Podcast, Publishing
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    STILLFRONT GROUP DOUBLED PROFITS IN 2018

    Swedish company eyes Nasdaq listing after Goodgame acquisition boosted revenue and profits

    Financial
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    ACTOR WILL SMITH JOINS $46M INVESTMENT INTO ESPORTS ORGANISATION GEN.G

    Smith joined by investment partner and Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda

    eSports
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    MOJANG SETS MARCH 2022 DATE FOR MINECRAFT MOVIE PREMIERE

    Long in development project has a new director, and plenty of time to get ready for release

    Publishing, Marketing
  • By GamesIndustry   -   Apr 18, 2019

    BRANDED FOR SUCCESS | OPINION

    Game Dragons' Philip Oliver offers advice on how to licence IP, and how to identify IP that is now in the public domain