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Published: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 04:42:37 +0000

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Pokémon global lifetime sales surpass 300m

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:40:00 +0000

Figure does not include Pokémon Go or downloads, but does include Snap, Stadium and all the other spin-offs



Animal Crossing Pocket Camp: Critical Consensus

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:56:00 +0000

A faithful yet divisive pocket-sized recreation of the beloved series, plagued by microtransaction



Zelda concert producer: "I just want to bring video game music to the masses"

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:35:00 +0000

Jason Michael Paul looks back on 14 years of creating video game concerts



PC microtransaction revenue has doubled since 2012

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:31:00 +0000

SuperData report: Battlefront II is the poster child of a new and uncomfortable growing pain for the games industry



Fans launch Black Friday boycott to #FixFIFA

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:30:00 +0000

Petition calling for changes has over 26,000 signaures



Yorkshire Games Festival sees attendance jump by 15% in second year

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000

Ninja Theory, Wargaming.net and TT Games join festival at National Science and Media Museum



Disney flexes its muscle over Star Wars and Marvel

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:55:00 +0000

The IP powerhouse values protecting that IP over any business relationship - as firms working on those properties would do well to remember



Why casual games need a narrative

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:05:00 +0000

Mobile studios discuss how they use serialised storylines to drive player retention far beyond launch



Kevin Chou joins the board at Critical Force

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:24:00 +0000

Ex-Kabam CEO will help guide Finnish mobile esports firm as its FPS Critical Force passes 30 million downloads



“People in AAA talk about games being mainstream - they're not”

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:35:00 +0000

But they soon will be, and Massimo Guarini founded Ovosonico to be a different kind of studio, making a different kind of game



Rovio share price down nearly 20% after latest financial report

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:41:00 +0000

Profitability dented as user acquisition costs spike by over 300%



Victorian gambling commission: "What occurs with 'loot boxes' does constitute gambling"

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:59:00 +0000

Commission has limited options for enforcement, looks to work with other agencies to bring about change



Playground Games hires GTA V, Metal Gear Solid and Hellblade devs for open-world action RPG

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:59:00 +0000

Forza Horizon developer also secures new 200-person studio, which will bring headcount up to 400



Multiple layoffs at Gazillion day before Thanksgiving

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:08:00 +0000

Staff to lose insurance, severance, and paid time off



Could UK retail sell 2m games over Black Friday?

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:36:00 +0000

This weekend will be a huge period for hardware and software



Microsoft sued over HoloLens patent infringement

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:27:00 +0000

Connecticut-based HoloTouch claims that HoloLens actually infringes two of its patents



Star Wars Battlefront loot boxes investigation continues, say Belgian authorities

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:00:00 +0000

Hawaii also considers legislation against "Star Wars-themed online casino"



UK Budget 2017: games fund extended, R&D credits boosted and better maths education

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:47:00 +0000

The Chancellor of the Exchequer also confirmed plans to invest £500m in the Tech sector



Ninja Theory in profit only three months after Hellblade launch

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:39:00 +0000

Game way ahead of nine-month target as it approaches 500,000 sales



"It's not Hitman without IO": Why Square Enix set the franchise free

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:09:00 +0000

President and CEO Yosuke Matsuda tells GamesIndustry.biz the reasons behind the surprise split with IO Interactive