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Does the gaming press of old hold up today? | This Week in Business

They don't make game journalism like they used to, and that's probably a good thing

By Brendan Sinclair

Shortages amid record sales: Consumers face a frustrating Christmas | Opinion

It's common for consoles to sell out around the holidays, but it's more irritating after a year in which supply never met demand

By Rob Fahey

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Tiplay Series A funding values studio at $25m

Turkish developer of Water Shooty using $500k raise to boost accelerator program and remote work tools

Geoff Keighley says Activision Blizzard 'will not be part' of The Game Awards

Call of Duty is up for two awards, but no other games from the company will feature at this year's event

By Danielle Partis

Simulation and accessibility neck-and-neck for racing studio Milestone

CEO Luisa Bixio says lessons learned on Hot Wheels Unleashed can be applied to the developer's more sim-focused titles

By Brendan Sinclair

Growing leaps and bounds: Polyarc on the trajectory of VR and Moss

Polyarc's Lincoln Davis and Michael Felice on Moss: Book 2, the growth of the VR market, and what made Quill a star

By Marie Dealessandri

FIFA returns to No.1 after Black Friday shake-up | UK boxed charts

But Nintendo still dominates the top ten, even in the face of continuing discounts

By James Batchelor

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

Lockwood responds to allegations of unlawful layoffs

CEO confirms 10% of staff were let go, says the company is streamlining due to the pandemic

By James Batchelor

Activision lays off a third of QA team at Raven Software

Contractors were summoned to meetings to find out if they were being promoted to full-time roles or let go

By Danielle Partis

PlayStation VP fired after being caught by paedophilia sting operation

George Cacioppo was allegedly trying to arrange a meeting with a 15-year-old boy

By James Batchelor

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Krafton leads $11m funding round in Tamatem Games

Mobile publisher to expand in Saudi Arabia and launch training programme for local talent

By Marie Dealessandri

IWGB union says Lockwood Publishing layoffs are illegal

Worker's group says management did not provide adequate consultation for cuts to 33 positions

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Report: Sony overhauling PlayStation Plus with new tiers and streaming

Bloomberg says Plus will get a three-tier service with PlayStation Now and retro catalog to better compete with Xbox Game Pass next spring

By Brendan Sinclair

Hazelight drops It Takes Two trademark after Take-Two takes interest

Grand Theft Auto parent company has made 25 challenges in the past three months to protect its trademarks

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Ustwo's Alba charity initiative reaches 1m trees planted

The studio planted a tree for every copy of the game sold, plus individuals could donate directly via platform Ecologi

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

Oculus Quest to rebrand as Meta Quest in 2022

The change will be made progressively from early next year, with the Oculus App also becoming Meta Quest App

By Marie Dealessandri

100 Thieves raises $60m in Series C funding round

Latest investment brings gaming outfit valuation up to $460 million

By Danielle Partis

Federal Trade Commission sues to block Nvidia's Arm takeover

"Tomorrow's technologies depend on preserving today's competitive, cutting-edge chip markets," the FTC said

By Marie Dealessandri

Resolution Games acquires Zero Index

VR firm also announces four new hires alongside deal

By Danielle Partis

Battlefield revamp puts Vince Zampella in charge

Head of Respawn and DICE LA will oversee EA shooter franchise pivot with games from multiple studios

By Brendan Sinclair

Valve says it will not allow exclusive titles for Steam Deck

Digital distributor says that the handheld "should just play games like a PC"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

New SPAC outfit UTA Acquisition launches, led by Reggie Fils-Aim�

Company expected to be listed on NASDAQ from December 2 with $200 million IPO

By Danielle Partis

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

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

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