BEHAVIOUR CLOSES SANTIAGO STUDIO

Developer of Fallout Shelter and Dead by Daylight lays off about 30 with shuttering of Chilean shop formerly known as Wanako Games

TENCENT CROSSES $500 BILLION MARKET CAP MILESTONE

Gaming giant is the first Chinese tech company to cross that financial mark

 
 
 

"LIFE DOESN'T WAIT FOR YOU, AND NEITHER DOES VR"

Baobab discusses the difficulty of directing player attention, and why we need new terms for virtual reality experiences

MIND CANDY RECEIVES $1M CASH INJECTION

Investment could help lay foundations for studio's turnaround

 
 
 

TWITCH: "WE'RE ALMOST READY TO GO FULL-BLOWN HUNGER GAMES"

Co-founder Kevin Lin is excited for a new age of games development where streaming audiences can interact with the players

UK BOXED CHARTS: DISAPPOINTING DEBUT FOR STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II

EA's blockbuster shooter down 50% compared with Battlefield 1

 
 
 

MAG INTERACTIVE PLANS $68M IPO

Ruzzle developer targets listing on Nasdaq First North Premier, cornerstone investors already commit to $27m

XBOX ONE X LAUNCH SALES WELL BEHIND COMPETITION IN JAPAN

Brand new super-powered console outsold by six-year-old handheld PlayStation Vita

 
 
 

PLANS TO GENERATE 500 NEW JOBS IN ADELAIDE GAMES INDUSTRY

State government announces $2 million to fund games development hub

GAZILLION FACES SURGE OF REFUND REQUESTS AFTER MARVEL HEROES CLOSURE NEWS

Players frustrated after spending hundreds of dollars on in-game microtransactions

 
 
 

EA SHARE PRICE DIPS FOLLOWING LOOT BOX DEBACLE

Also, Need for Speed Payback retools loot boxes following "community feedback"

DISNEY PRESSURED EA TO PULL STAR WARS MICROTRANSACTIONS - REPORT

Online outrage had licensing partner concerned the Battlefront II reception could tarnish the Star Wars brand

 
 
 

STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II: WILL EA'S CONCESSION HURT SALES?

Analysts debate the impact of EA's last-minute move to pull microtransactions from the title

STAR WARS: BATTLEFRONT II DEBACLE POINTS THE WAY FORWARD

EA's approach to microtransactions has been a complete disaster, but it may have stumbled upon a model other publishers should consider...

 
 
 

JON SHAFER LEAVES PARADOX OVER CREATIVE DIFFERENCES

Civilisation V designer moves on after just six months with new employer

HOW NINJA THEORY PROVED INDEPENDENT AAA HAS A FUTURE

“Smaller indie teams that want to make that step up in production values can adopt this kind of model"

 
 
 

JOBS ROUNDUP: GREEN MAN GAMING HIRES FORMER EA, ACTIVISION MARKETING BOSS

Also this week, Keza MacDonald leaves Kotaku, a Mythbuster joins Giant Bomb, and Unity hires Insomniac developers

NINTENDO SWITCH IS DOMINATED BY PHYSICAL SALES - GAME

Publishers says physical tie-ratio for Switch is almost identical to Wii

 
 
 

BIOMUTANT DEVELOPER EXPERIMENT 101 ACQUIRED BY THQ NORDIC

Growing publisher adds studio and IP to its portfolio

NCSOFT WILL SHUT DOWN MASTER X MASTER JUST MONTHS AFTER LAUNCH

Game scheduled to go offline in January 2018, developer "heartbroken"

 
 
 



AT&T CEO on whether Trump's CNN antipathy is behind DOJ lawsuit: No one...

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EA Says Battlefront II's Microtransaction Change Will Not Affect Earnings

EA Says Battlefront II's Microtransaction Change Will Not Affect Earnings

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Here are Walmart Canada's best Black Friday deals

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Roku upgrade guide: Should you buy a new box?

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HTC discounts unlocked HTC U11 by $75 for Black Friday

HTC discounts unlocked HTC U11 by $75 for Black Friday

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Best Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals: Console, games, and accessories

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Charlie Rose, a TV icon, is accused of improper behavior by former interns

Charlie Rose, a TV icon, is accused of improper behavior by former interns

Three women who formerly interned for Charlie Rose told Business Insider that they experienced inappropriate behavior. One spoke of Rose touching her legs in the back of a car... Read more ...

Put Songs Back Together With Music Puzzle For Android

Put Songs Back Together With Music Puzzle For Android

There's a new puzzle game on the Google Play Store now that should appeal to both those who love a good brain teaser and those who just like games that rely on puzzle... Read more ...

Android 8.0 Oreo Users Now Get PiP Mode With YouTube TV

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Android 8.0 Oreo users now get Picture-in-Picture mode on YouTube TV through the application's latest update, something which could be pretty useful if you use the streaming... Read more ...