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Opinion: ‘The games industry has become a more diverse and inclusive place’

I am really honoured to write this piece for MCV about the Women in Games Awards. I have been involved with the awards previously in all aspects, from nominating female peers I respect to helping with the judging process and even collecting a few awards myself.  It was amazing to …

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Team17: Crossing the pond

Team17’s expansion into the US marks a milestone in the company’s growth and benefits everyone from the publisher itself to the developers it represents globally. Jem Alexander finds out how

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Three Fields and Team17 on Lethal VR, their first foray into virtual reality

Three Fields Entertainment has not ben idle since its inception last March. When some indie developers spend years announcing projects that come out years later, Three Fields is about to release its second game in just six months. The studio’s debut title, Dangerous Golf, launched in June but didn’t really …

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Developer of Minecraft console editions joins Team17 board

The co-owner of 4J Studios has joined Team17 as a non-executive chairman. Chris van der Kuyl joins the firm following LDC’s 16.5m investment in the Worms creator. 4J Studios is best known for making the console versions of Minecraft. I’ve known Chris for a few decades and this is the …

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What LDC’s £16.5m investment means for Worms maker Team17

Worms creators Team17 has secured 16.5m in funding from private equity firm LDC and has acquired The Escapists franchise. We speak with CEO Debbie Bestwick to find out what this means for one of the UK’s longest running games studios. What makes this deal work for Team17? We have a …

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