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April 2024 Archive

    1. FTC bans non-compete clauses
    2. As Twitch shuts down in South Korea, AfreecaTV and CHZZK lead streaming services in Q1
    3. Now IGN details its answer to E3’s cancellation
    4. Embracer CEO Lars Wingefors: "I'm sure I deserve a lot of criticism"
    5. EGX and MCM come together for 2024
    6. Former Square Enix of America CEO reflects on betting on new IP
    7. Funding challenges in the era of evidence-based investing
    8. "We never really thought anyone was going to make a Playdate game"
    9. Atari relaunches Infogrames, acquires Totally Reliable Delivery Service
    10. Our free webinar with TikTok on the new era for mobile gaming is this week
    11. Krafton takes minority stake in Far From Home
    1. Jobs Roundup: April 2024 | Dinosaur Polo Club appoints Amie Wolken as CEO
    2. Strange Scaffold's El Paso Elsewhere feature adaptation in the works
    3. Solving the skills crisis, and Fallout's fame | GI Microcast
    4. Meta opens up Quest's OS for third-party hardware
    5. Sony pulls the plug on LittleBigPlanet 3 online
    6. UK dev Atomicom reinvented as Starlight Games to focus on new IP
    7. PlanetPlay’s new initiative helps studios earn more revenue, while fighting climate change
    8. Embracer Group splits into three: Everything you need to know
    9. Take-Two wins lawsuit against tattoo artist
    10. Inside Rare’s new solar-powered Barn X
    1. A double-take on Take-Two's layoffs | This Week in Business
    2. Turtle Beach sunsets Roccat label
    3. A new approach to the skills shortage is needed | Opinion
    4. Global Games Fund offers devs from emerging markets up to $50,000
    5. Fallout TV show officially renewed for a season 2
    1. Ad Infinitum wins three prizes at this year's German Computer Game Awards
    2. Report: 70% of devs say they're concerned with the sustainability of live service titles
    3. CI Games hits record fiscal revenue in 2023
    4. OPM's Kim Parker-Adcock: If you survive this industry downsizing, you can survive anything
    5. How you sign in to this site is changing slightly
    6. Xalavier Nelson Jr. on making money and happy players "without exploding in the process"
    7. Playdate storefront has paid out $544,290 to devs
    8. Sea of Thieves passes 40m players | News-in-brief
    9. Fallout 4 jumps to No.1 across Europe following TV show launch
    10. Larian after Baldur's Gate 3: "We have ambitions to make really good RPGs, and that's sufficient"
    11. UK games industry salary benchmarking project returns for 2024
    12. Ready or Not dev Void Interactive confirms it was hacked, says no user or staff data was breached
    1. Report calls for new industry-led body to solve UK skills crisis
    2. For Schell Games, VR is the technology of the present (possibly the future, too)
    1. Take-Two laying off 5% of staff
    2. Evercade unveils Evercade EXP-R and Evercade VS-R units
    3. How 10 Chambers is using Lurkit as a force for creator engagement
    4. War Robots hits $900m in revenue | News-in-brief
    5. Why it's become harder to raise investments in mobile game development in 2024
    6. Apple shelves GBA emulator from App Store
    7. Red Rover secures $15m in funding
    8. Kwalee lays off unknown number of staff as it "reshapes business"
    9. 2023 UK game sales "holding the fort" compared to 2022, but still show signs of growth
    10. Fallout Shelter's daily revenue rockets to $80,000 after TV show debut
    11. Ninja Kiwi acquires Legion TD 2 developer AutoAttack Games
    1. Roblox spells out marketplace seller requirements
    2. Nintendo skipping Gamescom
    3. BAFTA Games Awards bring some much-needed positivity | GI Microcast
    4. Rockstar Games' GTA+ gets a cost increase
    5. Latoya Peterson: "Studios are at the mercy of this house of cards that is the funding system that we've built"
    6. Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth leads surge of new hits | Japan Monthly Charts
    7. Apple denies violating court order over alternative payments
    8. Content Warning sells 1 million units | News-in-brief
    9. UK games market grew 4.4% to ?7.82bn in 2023
    1. Avalanche Studios to enter collective bargaining agreement with Swedish labor unions
    2. Epic Games calls for Google Play Store policy changes
    3. Possibility Space shuts down
    4. Taking layoffs too lightly | This Week in Business
    5. Could subscription services rescue the AA-tier game? | Opinion
    6. Blood Strike reaches 30m downloads | News-in-brief
    1. Baldur's Gate 3 sweeps BAFTA Games Awards 2024
    2. IGDA calls for action on layoffs
    3. During March Twitch viewership increased by 2%
    4. Koei Tecmo issues lawsuit against Youzu over copyright infringement
    5. Report: Immortals of Aveum maker furloughs majority of its studio
    6. 20 years of the BAFTA Games Awards
    7. Ubisoft: "If there is no value in gen AI for creatives, it is not going to be adopted"
    8. Command & Conquer invades European March charts as sales improve | European Monthly Charts
    1. PowerWash Simulator maker FuturLab joins Miniclip Group
    2. EA raising price of EA Play subscription
    3. Saber's Matthew Karch: "The AAA model is going to change"
    4. Making Tetra Tactics, the Final Fantasy mini-game inspired title that wasn't meant to exist
    5. Lo-Fi Games' Kenshi sells 2.3m units | News-in-brief
    6. EA adds Motive Studio to Battlefield development team
    7. Blizzard renews agreement with NetEase
    1. Black Salt Games' Dredge to be adapted for the silver screen
    2. Star Wars: Outlaws set for August 30 | News-in-brief
    3. ProbablyMonsters unveils Hidden Grove
    4. Konami to raise Japan staffer salaries in March 2025
    5. Gearbox Publishing San Francisco is now Arc Games
    6. GAME reportedly braced for redundancies
    7. A decade in Tamriel: Takeaways as Elder Scrolls Online turns ten
    8. Games London's Ensemble 2024 cohort announced
    9. Rafif Kalantan’s mission to champion MENA and SWANA devs
    10. Caroline Marchal announced as first keynote speaker for Develop:Brighton 2024
    1. Sean Shoptaw promoted to Disney Games EVP as leadership team expands
    2. Lisette Titre-Montgomery: "We will keep knocking on doors and pitching until we find the right person"
    3. Xbox forms new game preservation and platforms teams, moves AI division under hardware
    4. Helldivers 2 drives UK March game sales up 26% | UK Monthly Charts
    5. Singularity 6 reduces workforce by 35%
    6. The accidental, inimitable success of Monument Valley
    7. Apple allows retro game emulators on App Store
    1. Deck Nine devs describe toxicity at Life is Strange studio
    2. AI's biggest triumphs are not AI | This Week in Business
    3. Former Prytania CEO issues statement on Crop Circle closure, says project was "uninvestable"
    4. Games industry charity comedy night returns to London this month
    5. Report: Yu Miyake stepping down as producer on Dragon Quest
    6. We're in the era of the perennial game: plan accordingly | Opinion
    7. Relic hit with layoffs following sale from Sega
    1. Rami Ismail sells remaining shares of Vlambeer
    2. Does a stuttering console space offer an opportunity for others? | Opinion
    3. Ubisoft confirms Forward event during Summer Game Fest 2024 | News-in-brief
    4. A16Z Games to invest $75m for accelerator program
    1. Voldex snaps up Ultimate Football
    2. Bitkraft Ventures unveils new $275m fund
    3. Japan's Galapagos Syndrome shows signs of globalization
    4. Wargaming's Nick Katselapov launches investment firm Mika Games
    5. "Guess I'll just piss on the floor": Baldur's Gate 3's top TikTok tips
    6. Unity drops support for Ziva Dynamics, licenses tech to DNEG
    7. Lil Snack secures $3m in funding
    8. Saber's Matthew Karch: "Don't bet against Embracer"
    9. Gearbox Entertainment confirms layoffs following sale from Embracer
    10. Midas Games receives $1m in funding round
    1. FTC denies facial age estimation as verification tactic
    2. Atari acquires RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 publishing rights
    3. What next for Xbox, Gearbox and Relic? | GI Microcast
    4. Newzoo: PC and console gaming grew by 3% in 2023
    5. Riot Games and Moonton Games settle IP legal battle
    6. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons | Why I Love
    7. Unlocking Portugal's game development industry
    8. Ranch Simulator sells 1m units | News-in-brief
    9. Join our free webinar on mastering engagement & loyalty in the new mobile gaming era
    10. Embracer CEO says restructuring is over, no other studios for sale
    11. Certain Affinity cuts 10% of workforce
    12. Dragon's Dogma 2 sells 2.5m units | News-in-brief
    13. Ubisoft hit with another wave of layoffs
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