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“The industry hasn’t changed enough — not even close”

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The games industry is in a moment of self-reflection. The death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minnesota...

Hollywood Rethinks Owning Video Game Divisions

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Warner Interactive is the latest unit on the block as studio conglomerates favor licensing and revenue-sharing deals." Read more

The FDA just approved the first prescription video game — it’s...

The Verge reports: "It might not look like much of a video game, but Akili Interactive’s EndeavorRX, formerly Project EVO, may go down in...

Epic reportedly worth $17 billion in new funding round

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Epic Games is about to close a new funding round that will value the company at $17 billion, according to a report...

Niantic to promote 1,000 small businesses in Pokemon Go for free...

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Niantic has announced it will be offering 1,000 small and locally-owned businesses a year of free promotion in Pokemon Go as in-game...

May 2020 NPD: Surging video game sales near $1 billion for...

VentureBeat reports: "May 2020 did not have any breakout new releases, but U.S. video game fans opened up their wallets regardless, according to industry-tracking...

Playable Worlds lands $10m investment

GamesIndustry.biz reports: "More investors have bought into Raph Koster's vision for Playable Worlds. The upstart MMO studio led by the Star Wars Galaxies and...

Rogue Games adds 5 mobile games to Google Play Pass

VentureBeat reports: "Rogue Games is launching five new games soon for the Google Play Pass mobile game subscription service." Read more

Twitch streamers are getting blindsided by years-old copyright notices

The Verge reports: "Over the last few days, a furor has been brewing on Twitch: out of the blue, streamers started seeing copyright takedown...

BoomTV raises $10 million for its esports livestreaming platform

VentureBeat reports: "BoomTV has raised $10 million for its livestreaming platform for automating esports event production. The company says it makes it much easier...