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Nintendo Switch had its best week ever in the UK over Black Friday

GfK reveals the big winners of Black Friday, including Nintendo and Oculus

By Christopher Dring

How to pitch your hypercasual game to a publisher

Supersonic Studios' Danielle Reich Cohen gives tips about how to pitch to hypercasual publishers the right way

By Danielle Reich Cohen

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Qualcomm unveils handheld dev kit powered by first dedicated gaming chip

The Android-based platform features 5G connectivity and can run games at 144 frames per second

By Marie Dealessandri

US politicians unveil new bill to clamp down on scalping

The festively-dubbed Stopping Grinch Bots Act aims to give consumers fair access to high demand products

By Danielle Partis

Why Jagex is helping a RuneScape player make an idle game based on its flagship RPG

MMO developer's Chris Pfeiffer and Melvor Idle creator Brendan Malcolm discuss Jagex's latest publishing partnership

By James Batchelor

Hiring to address diversity

Super.com chief people officer Chris Davies on hiring marginalized devs and supporting them once they're on board

By Brendan Sinclair

Among Us and League of Legends: Wild Rift named in 2021 App Store Awards

Apple celebrates the platform's most-downloaded free and premium titles of the year

By Danielle Partis

Why didn't people buy Call of Duty this year? | GI Asks

GamesIndustry.biz polled gamers on their decisions around Activision's flagship franchise

By Christopher Dring

How to place virtual objects in the real world convincingly

The team behind Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs shares its secrets for making augmented reality feel more like reality

By Magnus Runesson

Six state treasurers leaning on Activision Blizzard

Investment and finance heads from California, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada and Oregon ask for a meeting to discuss company's response to scandal

By Brendan Sinclair

Wildlife to open new studio in Sweden

Office marks company's first European location

By Danielle Partis

Respawn pulls Titanfall from sale

Studio removes its first game from stores after years of DDOS attacks and disruptive behavior

By Brendan Sinclair

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World Makers secures $3m investment from Makers Fund

Multiplayer game developer says it "is all about bringing innovative social experiences to life"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Talewind raises $3.4m in funding round

Roblox studio launches recruitment drive to fuel social RPG title Breezy Bay

By Danielle Partis

Sneaky Panda raises $6m in seed funding round

Mobile game developer's first title aims to introduce "luck-puzzler" genre to the market

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Niantic acquires Lowkey

"We share a common vision for building community around shared experiences," the studio said

By Marie Dealessandri

Cudo closes $250,000 pre-seed funding round

Formerly known as The SkyFarm Company, the firm plans to develop original IP across different mediums, including Roblox

By Marie Dealessandri

Game remasters must respect creative history, not just make a fast buck | Opinion

The disastrous launch of GTA Definitive Edition fails to respect the importance of the games, and shows a lack of regard for the value of the IP itself

By Rob Fahey

Unity acquires SyncSketch

The terms of the acquisition of the synchronised real-time collaboration tool were not disclosed

By Marie Dealessandri

Jeaneane Falkler appointed president of Technicolor Games | Jobs Roundup

Riot Games promotes John Needham from global head of esports to president of esports

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Report: 53% of game writers have experienced or seen bullying at work

The Writer's Guild of Great Britain also says that 48% of writers have had burnout or stress-related illness

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Fawzi Mesmar joins Ubisoft as VP of editorial

Former DICE head of design will work with Ubisoft's teams "to shape the creative vision of its games and ensure the inclusion of diverse perspectives"

By Brendan Sinclair

Nintendo updates policies to increase push for diversity

Platform holder says women make up 4% of managerial staff in Japan, almost 24% globally

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Farming Simulator 22 breaks series records with 1.5m sold in first week

Latest entry represents Giants Software's first foray into self-publishing, attracted more players than Battlefield 2042

By James Batchelor

Africa Games Week pushed back to 2022

The fourth edition of the event is being postponed due to the rise of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant

By Marie Dealessandri

Pok�mon Unite named the best game at Google Play awards

Pok�mon Company, Riot Games, Devolver Digital and Inkle each win two accolades in 2021

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Zordix acquires Maximum Games for $42m

Purchase of publisher/distributor includes additional earnouts of up to $30m

By Jeffrey Rousseau

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