OCULUS START PROGRAM AIMS TO LIGHTEN THE LOAD FOR VR DEVS

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

SONY'S DEV RELATIONS HEAD DEPARTS - REPORT

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

 
 
 

HIRSHBERG STEPPING DOWN AS ACTIVISION PUBLISHING CEO

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

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?

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

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

 
 
 

FACEBOOK TO BE EXCLUSIVE BROADCASTER OF TWO ESL EVENTS

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

MORE DATA, "REAL FEEDBACK" WOULD GREATLY BENEFIT INDIES - CLEVER ENDEAVOUR CEO

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

 
 
 

JOBS ROUNDUP: FORMER PANDORA COO AMONG THREE KEY HIRES AT TWITCH

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

NINTENDO LABO: THE NEXT WONDERBOOK?

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

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

MINECRAFT BOSS MATT BOOTY TO LEAD MICROSOFT GAME DEV AND PUBLISHING

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

 
 
 

NINTENDO LABO BRINGS DIY APPROACH TO SWITCH

New Switch line will let users build peripherals with cardboard kits and use them in included games

TWITCH NAMES SARA CLEMENS COO

Former Pandora COO takes over from co-founder Kevin Lin as Mark Weiler and Amir Shevat also join streaming site's executive ranks

 
 
 

FOX BUYS GAMES STUDIO TO RIVAL ITS TV AND MOVIE OUTPUT

Aaron Loeb tells GamesIndustry.biz why the MMO specialists at Cold Iron Studios are working on an Alien console shooter

REKTGLOBAL ACQUIRES ROGUE

Esports services firm purchases Las Vegas-based team co-owned by Steve Aoki

 
 
 

VERSUS EVIL'S "DEVELOPER FIRST" APPROACH TO INDIE PUBLISHING

Managing director Steve Escalante on avoiding "the old dynamic" in publishing - "the publisher is going to take everything and the...

OVERWATCH LEAGUE ATTRACTS 10M VIEWERS IN ITS FIRST WEEK

Average audience of 408,000 per minute for opening day, concurrent viewers peaks at 437,000

 
 
 

EPIC'S PARAGON IS STRUGGLING IN FORTNITE'S LENGTHENING SHADOW

The "humbling success" of Fortnite has prompted Epic to consider its options with struggling online shooter

YOUTUBE FIGHTS "BAD ACTORS" WITH NEW CONTENT POLICIES

New measures include manual vetting of Google Preferred videos, and a higher monetisation threshold for small channels

 
 
 



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