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Acquisitions will give developers the tools to build ultra-realistic digital characters
The country’s gaming industry, a key cultural export, has undergone a slump — but there are signs of a revival
Game-streaming service launches across 14 countries but analysts question the business model
Tencent and Alibaba to battle over game streaming market
Instead of rewarding the video games group, investors should focus on looming risks
Company’s bet on handheld Switch Lite appears to pay off
Gaming creates moments of enchantment to rival the finest music or theatre
The game’s island location began as a battleground but became a hang-out spot for its young players
A new game brings mirth to a medium in which humour is a rarity
The developer has pushed the medium into the realm of art by emphasising emotion
Hiro Capital looks to back development studios and esports technology
Rockstar sublimates from Steam.
Dying in games usually signals a restart — but can it be made more meaningful?
The industry is filled with mobile games that are designed to be fiendishly unputdownable
As pre-launch excitement for his new game mounts, the legendary developer talks to the FT in Tokyo
The actions of outraged Nintendo fans at a Shanghai trade fair demonstrate gaming’s globalising power
The popular online shooter has dredged up old concerns about games
It’s captivated a generation of teens. Now it’s making millionaires of its star players
Chinese mobile developer deepens ties with Nintendo to expand portfolio
Pace at which technology will find its way to mass gamer audience depends a lot on cost
Real female characters are beginning to emerge on screen, at a time when women make up half of gamers
If Chinese esports become big business, who will benefit most?
Sony and Microsoft could also shift production from China as US trade dispute hits gaming industry
Tokyo-listed games group may restart process later, according to analysts
Niantic should expand its augmented reality platform beyond games