GameTrailers have announced on Twitter and Facebook that, as of today, they are no more. After thirteen years in the games industry delivering, news, reviews, video content and trailers (naturally), the games journalism giant is no more. https://twitter.com/GameTrailers/status/696858020215586816 The closure of the site has come out of nowhere, both for fans…
Eric Tereshinski, the lead developer on upcoming indie game Ant Simulator, has announced the cancellation of the project after the team spent the “overwhelming majority” of their crowdfunding money on “liquor, restaurants, bars and even strippers”. ETeeski, the company founded by Eric and responsible for the development of Ant Simulator…
In the last few years, live-streaming video games has taken the world by storm thanks to services such as Twitch and YouTube. One of the companies that provides vital support to these activities is SplitmediaLabs, whose XSplit Gamecaster software allows anyone with a high speed internet connection to show off…
In an announcement that came to the shock of many, the highly successful Brawl mod Project M, has ceased development according to a statement released on their official website this morning. A reason for the halting of the development is not quite clear. Some of the PM developers have gone…
Following the overwhelming success of EGX 2015, Gamer Network have decided to have EGX 2016 back at the NEC in Birmingham, between September the 22nd to the 25th. They've taken into account much of the feedback from this year's event, including queue times for games and the fact that some…
In what has been a trying weekend for both Street Fighter fans and people over at Capcom HQ, Capcom have decided to pull the plug on this current phase of the beta until a later date. In a blog post by community manager Peter 'Combofiend' Rosas, he revealed that while…
GamesIndustry.biz, the world’s leading video games trade website, and United Kingdom Interactive Entertainment (Ukie), the trade body representing the UK video games industry, today announced a renewed partnership to help guide the next generation of games industry employees through the first steps to a successful career in the video games…
In some incredibly depressing news, Nintendo of Japan has announced that Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, has passed away aged 55 due to a bile duct growth. While it was known that Mr Iwata had been ill for a while and had to miss this year's E3, it was never…
In a press conference coming out of Japan today, Nintendo and DeNA have formed a business alliance together, with Nintendo owning 10% of DeNA and DeNA owning 1.24% of Nintendo. While this may seem like dull business talk, this alliance comes with the big announcement that Nintendo will be partnering…
Creative Assembly & The Guardian are teaming up to bring the Creative Assembly Game Jam to video game event EGX Rezzed. Located at the GamesIndustry Fair, a section of the event, educators, employers and recruiters will help the next developing games professionals hone their skills and learn in a team environment.…