GamesIndustry.bizhttps://www.gamesindustry.bizGamesIndustry.biz is the world's leading games industry website. Get insight from todays industry leaders with news, interviews and analysis of global gaming trends.enMon, 14 Mar 2022 14:12:09 +0000Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:12:09 +0000web-ops@gamer-network.net60Sperasoft vets form Arctic7https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-14-sperasoft-vets-form-arctic7Austin-based studio nets $2m in seed funding, already pursuing M&A opportunitiesMon, 14 Mar 2022 14:00:00 +0000BusinessDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193914Halo Infinite and Forza win at 2022 Video Game Accessibility Awardshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-14-halo-infinite-and-forza-win-at-2022-video-game-accessibility-awardsMarvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Before Your Eyes and Life is Strange: True Colors also took home accoladesMon, 14 Mar 2022 12:37:00 +0000https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193887Microsoft promises all Xbox consoles, games and packaging will be 100% recyclable by 2030https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-14-microsoft-promises-all-xbox-consoles-games-and-packaging-will-be-100-percent-recyclable-by-2030Platform holder also urges Xbox users to switch to Energy Saver mode, reiterating that it still downloads updates in standbyMon, 14 Mar 2022 12:08:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193878Pokémon Legends: Arceus fends off Elden Ring as Japan's best-selling game in February | Japan Monthly Chartshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-14-pok-mon-legends-arceus-fends-off-elden-ring-as-japans-best-selling-game-in-february-japan-monthly-chartsBut PS4 and PS5 versions of From Software's acclaimed title were second and fourth biggest games of the monthMon, 14 Mar 2022 11:05:00 +0000RetailPublishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193860Indian game streaming platform Loco raises $42mhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-14-indian-game-streaming-platform-loco-raises-usd42mCompany wants to build “Twitch for India” Mon, 14 Mar 2022 10:53:00 +0000Mediahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193851David Polfeldt leaves Ubisofthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-14-david-polfeldt-leaves-ubisoftFormer Ubisoft Massive head steps down permanently from publisher following a breakMon, 14 Mar 2022 10:09:00 +0000Jobshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193836Games industry rallies behind Ukraine in face of Russian invasionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-02-24-studios-call-for-support-in-face-of-russian-invasion-of-ukraineUpdate: Playrix and Bandai Namco donate to charity, Epic Games says no Fortnite cash prizes for Russia-based playersMon, 14 Mar 2022 09:32:00 +0000PoliticsBusinesshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2191158Microsoft, EA, among companies urging Texas to drop anti-trans directivehttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-microsoft-ea-apple-google-among-companies-urging-texas-to-drop-anti-trans-directiveGovernor's order to investigate parents helping trans kids receive gender-affirming healthcare as child abusers "goes against the values of our companies"Fri, 11 Mar 2022 20:30:00 +0000Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193700Ontario launches $1 million esports scholarship programhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-ontario-launches-usd1-million-esports-scholarship-programProvincial government offering financial assistance to esports players taking courses for the "design, development, marketing and innovation industry"Fri, 11 Mar 2022 18:14:00 +0000eSportshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193694Super Nintendo World to open at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-super-nintendo-world-to-open-at-universal-studios-hollywood-in-2023The California-based theme park will join Osaka as the second Nintendo themed amusement parkFri, 11 Mar 2022 18:11:00 +0000Mediahttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193688Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel amasses 20m downloadshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-yu-gi-oh-master-duel-amasses-20m-downloadsThe free-to-play card game reaches the install milestone two months after launchFri, 11 Mar 2022 16:15:00 +0000https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193678US game revenue fell 6% to $4.4bn in February, says NPD| US monthly chartshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-us-game-revenue-fell-6-percent-to-usd4-4bn-in-february-says-npd-us-monthly-chartsElden Ring debuts as no. 1 on the sales chart followed by Horizon: Forbidden West and Pokémon Legends: ArceusFri, 11 Mar 2022 15:48:00 +0000Businesshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193668Blockchain gaming pitches' latest curve ball | This Week in Businesshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-blockchain-gaming-pitches-latest-curve-ball-this-week-in-businessSome people don't like blockchain, so some start-ups are just leaving that part of their business outFri, 11 Mar 2022 15:33:00 +0000This Week in Businesshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193507What are the UK's biggest Gran Turismo games? | UK Time Tunnelhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-what-are-the-uks-biggest-gran-turismo-games-uk-time-tunnelWell over 7 million GT games have been sold in the UK so farFri, 11 Mar 2022 12:40:00 +0000https://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193621Frontier cancels console release of Elite Dangerous expansionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-frontier-cancels-console-release-of-elite-dangerous-expansionNew story content will be exclusive to PC in future, console versions will only receive critical updatesFri, 11 Mar 2022 12:25:00 +0000Developmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193623Russia has reportedly legalised piracy in the face of economic sanctionshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-russia-has-reportedly-legalised-piracy-in-the-face-of-economic-sanctionsChange in laws potentially undermines the wave of major games firms that have cut off the marketFri, 11 Mar 2022 12:21:00 +0000Legalhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193618TIGA publishes UK immigration guide, reiterates call to waive visas for Ukrainianshttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-tiga-publishes-uk-immigration-guide-reiterates-call-to-waive-visas-for-ukrainians"EU countries have waived visa rules for Ukrainian refugees, the UK should be equally generous and establish a similar scheme"Fri, 11 Mar 2022 12:00:00 +0000BusinessCharityhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193611Ubisoft confirms "cyber security incident," says no evidence player data was exposedhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-ubisoft-victim-of-cyber-security-incident"Our IT teams are working with leading external experts to investigate the issue," firm saysFri, 11 Mar 2022 10:42:00 +0000PublishingDevelopmenthttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193586Will Steam Deck suffer from Valve's short attention span? | Opinionhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-will-steam-deck-suffer-from-valves-short-attention-span-opinionValve is building a track record of great hardware launches - but also tends to lose interest post-launch. Can Steam Deck break the streak?Fri, 11 Mar 2022 10:27:00 +0000Publishinghttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193576Dr Disrespect and Twitch resolve lawsuit over permanent banhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-03-11-dr-disrespect-and-twitch-resolve-lawsuit-over-banResolutions finds that “no party admits any wrongdoing” Fri, 11 Mar 2022 09:54:00 +0000MediaLawhttps://www.gamesindustry.biz/guid/2193570