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Former Ubisoft film exec forms new studio for video game films

Jean-Julien Baronnet, who oversaw production on the Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell films, will now aim to adapt other video games for the big screen. ...

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Pokémon Go international release delayed due to server issues

Niantic's John Hanke tells Business Insider that the rollout is "paused" as the company works to resolve connection errors that have plagued Pokémon Go since launch. ...

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Game chat app Discord crosses 11 million registered users

The game-focused voice and text chat app now has over one million users online on a regular basis, and will continue efforts to work closely with game developers in building communities. ...

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Get a job: Respawn Entertainment is hiring a Camera Designer

The makers of Titanfall are looking for a camera designer work on an upcoming third-person Star Wars game alongside the rest of the team at Respawn's Southern California HQ. ...

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CS:GO gambling site accused of offering to rig bets for YouTubers

"Not that I'm a saint in all of this, but I guess it is just a common practice for website owners to be open and okay with proposing rigging," repentant CS:GO YouTuber Lewis Stewart tells Eurogamer. ...

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Don’t Miss: Approaching the tricky issue of indie game pricing

Dan Adelman -- formerly Nintendo's indie guy, now a consultant to independent devs -- outlines in this timeless blog exactly why a game like Axiom Verge is worth $20, and what goes into indie pricing. ...

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Study: Big discounts on bulk IAP buys in mobile games barely affect earnings

University of Chicago economists worked with F2P mobile game maker King to study how deeply discounting IAP bought in bulk affects a game's profitability. Their findings? Not much, apparently. ...

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Less than a day after launch, Pokémon Go tops the iOS charts

Less than a day after it launched, the location-based mobile game Pokémon Go from Niantic and The Pokemon Company is now the #1 most popular and top grossing free iOS app on the U.S. App Store. ...

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Key reseller G2A looks to secure marketplace with front-end verification

Video game key reseller G2A has taken more steps to reform its controversial marketplace after developer TinyBuild alleged the company has cost it roughly $450,000 in fraudulent sales.  ...

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At GDC Europe, learn the IAP strategies that set top mobile devs apart

At GDC Europe Amazon dev evangelist Mike Hines will share data on how devs of the top 50 apps use IAP differently -- and how that affects how much they sell and how long people play their games. ...

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