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The gold rush is over

Everyplay's Oscar Clark ponders how the mobile market has matured and what devs can do to get their game noticed

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OPINION: 20 Years of PlayStation – Did we really grow up?

This week we’ve been celebrating the 20th birthday of PlayStation (well, the Japanese birthday anyway). Sony threw a party, put together a lovely grey PS4 model, sold it for 19.94 and then gamers immediately put it on eBay. The media ran nostalgia-tinged articles on the birth of a new gaming …

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Rovio layoffs signify maturing mobile games market, SuperData says

When a CEO like Rovio’s Mikael Hed announces layoffs of a maximum of 130 people” you know something’s up. Stating that the company had anticipated faster growth than it was able to realise, the firm is forced to reduce its headcount. But if one of the most successful mobile firms …

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How independent retailers can survive the industry transition

While trying to grow our own business we continually look at our competitors, both large and small, to see which direction the industry is heading in. And as the market leader, it makes perfect sense to take note of GAME’s future plans. Some ideas require levels of funding that are …

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OPINION: Why have publishers remained silent over #GamerGate?

This last month has not been the most professionally inspiring for anyone who works in online games journalism. And while most normal humans who don’t have to spend the majority of their waking hours online may be largely unaware of the gritty details surrounding #GamerGate, if you’re in the industry …

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Where is the real next-gen revolution?

Once upon a time a new generation of consoles brought with it a major step forward in game content. From Super Mario World to Super Mario 64 and Grand Theft Auto III to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, each generation has brought with it something that has forever transformed …

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