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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

Six state treasurers leaning on Activision Blizzard

Investment and finance heads from California, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada and Oregon ask for a meeting to discuss company's response to scandal

By Brendan Sinclair

Wildlife to open new studio in Sweden

Office marks company's first European location

By Danielle Partis

Respawn pulls Titanfall from sale

Studio removes its first game from stores after years of DDOS attacks and disruptive behavior

By Brendan Sinclair

World Makers secures $3m investment from Makers Fund

Multiplayer game developer says it "is all about bringing innovative social experiences to life"

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Talewind raises $3.4m in funding round

Roblox studio launches recruitment drive to fuel social RPG title Breezy Bay

By Danielle Partis

Sneaky Panda raises $6m in seed funding round

Mobile game developer's first title aims to introduce "luck-puzzler" genre to the market

By Jeffrey Rousseau

Niantic acquires Lowkey

"We share a common vision for building community around shared experiences," the studio said

By Marie Dealessandri

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