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GamesIndustry on Gaming
Analysts offer predictions for 2023 in games
Every year, we turn to a panel of trusted analysts to ask them what they see coming down the road, and ask them to asse…
It's time to kill the Nintendo Direct
I do often struggle with these digital showcase events. I am told this is the future of game announcements, but why do …
GamesIndustry on Metaverse
How Epic is "doubling down" on its vision for the metaverse
Sign up for the GI Daily here to get the biggest news straight to your inbox At GDC, Epic Games showcased a myriad of f…
Fortnite's evolution is delivering on metaverse dreams
Sign up for the GI Daily here to get the biggest news straight to your inbox On paper, a company announcing – in …
GamesIndustry on Minecraft
Lessons from Minecraft Marketplace
To mark the platform's fifth anniversary, Microsoft's Aaron Buckley and Gamemode One's Sean Davidson tout a hands-on approach to monetized user-generated content
GamesIndustry on Nintendo
Can a Switch successor be third time lucky for Nintendo?
The question of what Nintendo does after Switch is increasingly important, but breaking the curse of unsuccessful console follow-ups is a major concern
Nintendo doesn't want to buy companies, but it may have to
Nintendo doesn't do mergers and acquisitions. But as the industry consolidates, it may need to protect what it's got
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Xbox: Cloud gaming is a "great alternative" to console, not a replacement
Samsung and Microsoft tell us how games streaming reached the needed inflection point as they partner on the Samsung Gaming Hub
Making subscription platforms work
Harbottle & Lewis' Kostya Lobov weighs up the factors developers should consider when trying to get their game included in a subscription service
Is Unity still focused on making games?
Many people still think of Unity as simply a game engine maker, which is a technically accurate description but risks g…
How do you solve a problem like E3?
In 2023, ReedPop is tasked with bringing E3 back to the Los Angeles Convention Center. Here's what we're up against
Why doesn't GTA Online have more brand collaborations?
Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick discusses the trouble of finding a good brand fit, properly setting expectations for the next GTA, and QA unionization
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