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Published: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:52:06 +0000

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To build a future, Italy's games industry must reckon with its past

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:21:00 +0000

Cultural prejudice against games remains strong in Italy, but the AESVI and its development community have gained vital ground on the path to acceptance



Gfinity: "We're getting ready for when the esports revenue finally takes off"

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:16:00 +0000

Esports firm discusses its Elite series, why it's partnering with EA and getting ready for the inevitable esports revenue



Blockchain technology could spell the end of DRM, says Robot Cache founder

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:27:00 +0000

Products tracked on the blockchain can't be copied or altered, allowing users to resell their digital goods



Nintendo's share price jumps on Labo reveal

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:42:00 +0000

Games giant returning to ten year-high after major project showcase



Chinese mobile gaming market sees 250% growth in consumer spend since 2015

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:39:00 +0000

App Annie: Total consumer spend in China reaches $11 billion, but remains behind Japan and US



Stardew Valley was the world's most downloaded Switch title in 2017

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:34:00 +0000

But Minecraft: Switch Edition dominates in home territory of Japan



The heavy cost of toxic work culture

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:00:00 +0000

Regardless of the truth of the allegations of harassment and toxicity at Quantic Dream, many in the industry will have found the claims all too familiar



US console, PC market up 11% in 2017 - NPD

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:36:00 +0000

Hardware sales drove growth and Switch drove hardware sales as number of retail releases trend upward



Oculus Start program aims to lighten the load for VR devs

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:30:00 +0000

Facebook-owned VR company is offering "access, support and savings" to thousands of developers



Sony's dev relations head departs - Report

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:00:00 +0000

Florian Hunziker leaves PlayStation maker after just a year on the job



Hirshberg stepping down as Activision Publishing CEO

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:57:00 +0000

Head of Call of Duty and Destiny publisher leaving in March after eight years in role



Switch sold 1.5 million in US for December

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:30:00 +0000

Nintendo says its latest is the fastest-selling home console in US history; 3DS posts best monthly sales in three years



Do we even need a Netflix for games?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:38:00 +0000

All forms of entertainment have perfected the on-demand model - except video games. We speak to the firms striving to rectify this



City State Entertainment lands $7.5m from Mythic investors

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Mythic founder Mark Jacobs' studio pledges to accelerate the release of crowdfunded MMO Camelot Unchained



More data, "real feedback" would greatly benefit indies - Clever Endeavour CEO

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:48:00 +0000

Ultimate Chicken Horse developer Richard Atlas lays out the biggest challenges he sees facing his studio after its first success



Facebook to be exclusive broadcaster of two ESL events

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:20:00 +0000

CS:GO Pro League and the ESL One circuit will only be available on Facebook in 2018



Jobs roundup: Former Pandora COO among three key hires at Twitch

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:12:00 +0000

Meanwhile, Sony Interactive Entertainment appoints new deputy president and former Minecraft boss takes over game development and publishing at Microsoft



Nintendo Labo: the next Wonderbook?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:51:00 +0000

The Switch's latest bold attempt to win over kids can't work, can it?



Mobile gaming sessions down by 16% in 2017 but users spending more money than ever

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:51:00 +0000

Meanwhile, larger high-end mobile devices seize 55% of market



Minecraft boss Matt Booty to lead Microsoft game dev and publishing

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:09:00 +0000

Phil Spencer talks up greater investment after promoting Booty to lead all Xbox game teams