"THE TIME IS RIGHT TO RE-EVALUATE OPEN WORLDS. WE CAN DO BETTER"

In his Develop:Brighton talk, Ubisoft Reflections' Chris Jenner suggested ways to achieve world-scale emergent gameplay

BOSSA STUDIOS CONFIRMS LAYOFFS AMID COMPLAINTS AGAINST MANAGEMENT

Surgeon Simulator developer will dismiss 15% of staff as it reshapes for "the new industry we see ahead of us"

 
 
 

GAME WORKERS UNITE UK REBRANDS TO IWGB GAME WORKERS

The UK-based union seems to now be formally separated from GWU International

SCALPERS AND BOTS REPORTEDLY DRIVING PS5 SHORTAGES

One UK-based group claims to have secured nearly 3,500 next-gen consoles for resale

 
 
 

HUGO AWARDS ADDS VIDEO GAME CATEGORY FOR 2021

Long-running literary awards is considering making interactive storytelling a permanent addition

TIKTOK DEVELOPER LAUNCHES PUBLISHING ARM AND CASUAL GAMING PLATFORM

ByteDance is set to publish five games in the Chinese market via new division Pixmain

 
 
 

THE BLACK ART OF PLATFORM CONVERSIONS: THE CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATING AND RECREATING ENGINES AND PLATFORMS

Sponsored article: Abstraction Games takes another deep-dive into the straightforward port process

DESERT BUS FOR HOPE 2020 RAISES $986,793 IN 164 HOURS

Charity gaming marathon has now surpassed $7 million in lifetime fundraising

 
 
 

UNKNOWN 9'S MULTIMEDIA AWAKENING

Reflector Entertainment's Alex Amancio on launching a story-focused metaverse across podcasts, books, and games nearly all at once

CROWDED FIELD OF RACERS DRIVES CODEMASTERS REVENUES UP

F1 2020, Fast & Furious Crossroads, and Project Cars 3 more than double publisher's sales in final earnings report before expected...

 
 
 

GAMES OF THE GENERATION | PODCAST

Latest podcast available now, discusses the most influential and more disappointing Xbox One and PS4 title

CONTROLLER USE ON STEAM HAS DOUBLED IN PAST TWO YEARS

Valve sees game pad use among PC players top 90% in genres like skateboarding games

 
 
 

BIOWARE AND UBISOFT VETERANS CREATE YELLOW BRICK GAMES

Mike Laidlaw, Thomas Giroux, Jeff Skalski, and Frédéric St-Laurent B want to focus on a "craftsmanship approach"

HOW TO SUPPORT PLAYERS IN CONSTANTLY EVOLVING LIVE GAMES

Keywords Studios' Marek Niszkiewicz describes some of the opportunities and pitfalls when supporting games-as-a-service players

 
 
 

DESERT BUS FOR HOPE 2020 RAISES $986,793 IN 164 HOURS

Charity gaming marathon has now surpassed $7 million in lifetime fundraising

WARNER MUSIC: "IF ARTISTS WANT TO BE IN THE NEXT JAMES BOND, THEY SHOULD WANT TO BE IN THE NEXT AAA GAME"

The record label on the changing relationship between games and music

 
 
 

SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES IS PS5'S BIGGEST LAUNCH GAME AS CALL OF DUTY GRABS NO.1 | UK BOXED CHARTS

Early Black Friday deals boosts sales of FIFA and Watch Dogs

GENSHIN IMPACT LEADS OCTOBER DIGITAL GAME SPENDING

Superdata says multiplatform free-to-play game has highest grossing title as the month saw spending rise 14% to $10.6b

 
 
 

POKÉMON GO RESTORES SOCIAL DISTANCING BENEFITS TO THE GAME

Following their removal in October, Niantic leaves buffs in place at least through June 2021

EPIC GAMES' MEGAGRANTS PROGRAM SURPASSES $60M IN FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Recent recipients include studios Eggnut, kaleidoscube, and Metronomik

 
 
 



LG's Black Friday deals have arrived and they're pretty awesome

LG's Black Friday deals have arrived and they're pretty awesome

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Vodafone discounts iPhone 11 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra in Black...

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Fortnite is getting a monthly $12 subscription for exclusive in-game items

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The best Black Friday deals on Google devices

The best Black Friday deals on Google devices

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The Verge's Guide to Black Friday 2020

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