The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast
Regular news discussion show offering insight into the global video games market for industry professionals. The GI.Biz's world-leading team of experienced trade journalists, who spend each episode breaking down the biggest stories, lending their thoughts on the latest trends in the market, and discussing the implications for video games as a business
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What do we want to see from the games industry ...
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to ponder the year ahead. Rather than offering predictions on what we think will happen in the business of video games this year, we share our hopes for what we want to see.  The...
44 min
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The future of publishing | Playable Futures
The latest of our Playable Futures series tackles the industry's foundational duo - Publisher and Developer - and looks at what the future holds for Publishing in a sector in which the rate of change is rapid and accelerating. It’s also one in which...
34 min
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Games of the Year 2022
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers around their mics and discusses their favourite games of the year. In addition, we discuss several of the honourable mentions, the titles we've delved deeply into throughout the course of 2022 but haven't quite...
71 min
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The future of game marketing and community | Pl...
It’s a double whammy for our latest episode of the Playable Futures Podcast, with gaming communities at the centre of the discussion. For this episode, presenter Will Freeman chats to Mark Reed, Founder of Heaven Media to reflect on gaming’s...
67 min
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2022 In Review
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers around their mics to look back at some of the biggest stories and trends of the year. Using a as a jumping off point, we discuss whether 2022 was a weak year for new video games (as some folks believe) and how well...
41 min
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The future of indie | Playable Futures
For the latest episode of the Playable Futures Podcast, games journalist Will Freeman is joined by representatives from three of the many independent and mid-size studios that are currently making waves in the games industry. Playtonic Games business...
22 min
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Brokémon: Gotta Patch 'Em All
The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast is back, as the team once again gathers around their mics to discuss the biggest stories of the week. We start with the highs and lows of the latest Pokémon launch. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are smashing series records...
49 min
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The future of VR, with Resolution's Tommy Palm ...
For the second outing of the Playable Futures Podcast, games journalist Will Freeman chats with Tommy Palm, founder and CEO of Resolution Games to reflect on the future of virtual reality.  An industry veteran responsible for the enormous success...
25 min
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United Nations on a greener games industry | Pl...
"In eight years' time, I'd like to see the video games industry being the greenest industry in the world and that the players that play games are coming to it, not just to escape, but to give back as well." The wider creative industries are...
26 min
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The Five Games of Tim Schafer
Our special podcast series The Five Games Of returns with Tim Schafer, founder, CEO and president of Double Fine Productions. And the episode is available to download now. For those who may have missed past episodes, this is a series of interviews in...
57 min
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(Sponsored) The future of in-game ads, in-app p...
To succeed in mobile games today, you not only need to make a great game, but you need to have a strong monetisation plan from the very beginning. In this special  Podcast, Meta Audience Network’s Michael Bertaut discusses the state of...
20 min
12
In the face of recession
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest stories from the business of video games. We start this week's episode with thoughts on how the industry will fare in the impending recession. The business models supporting...
56 min
13
Can Ubisoft fix its culture?
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest stories from the business of video games. This week, we focus on Ubisoft - starting with our . The company has faced years of scrutiny following the wave of abuse allegations...
41 min
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Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022
James Batchelor is joined by VG247's Alex Donaldson to discuss the biggest reveals and announcements at Gamescom Opening Night Live. Over the course of the episode, we discuss the breadth (or perhaps lack thereof) of games on show, the importance of...
52 min
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A flat start to the fiscal year
The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast is back, with the team once again gathering around their mics to discuss the biggest stories from the business of video games. This week, we're taking a look at the current wave of financial results, showing each...
44 min
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AAA disappointment distracts from indie innovat...
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics and discuss the biggest news of the past week. Naturally, this episode focuses on the various showcases that filled the void left by the absence of E3. From Starfield to The Plucky Squire and beyond,...
44 min
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Is the age of E3 surprises over?
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics and discuss the biggest stories from the business of video games. With the wave of livestreams and showcases that would traditionally have been grouped around E3 now upon us, we ponder the week ahead...
56 min
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Reggie Fils-Aimé on diversity, technology and m...
On this episode of The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast, we're joined by former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé. Following the launch of his memoir, Disrupting The Game, we talk to him about his experiences at Nintendo and as one of the...
59 min
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Square Enix is practically giving away Tomb Raider
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers around their mics and discuss the biggest stores from across the business of video games.</p> Well, we say 'team' but this week it's just Brendan and James, and we say 'stories' but there's only one topic we're...
34 min
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Have we 'ad' enough of in-game marketing?
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest news from across the business of video games. For this episode, we start by discussing the news that both Sony and Microsoft are reportedly considering introducing in-game ads...
52 min
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The relevance of review scores
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers around their mics to dive deeper into some of the big discussions coursing through the business of video games. First, we explore a recent article written for us by TinyBuild CEO Alex Nichiporchik on . We share our...
54 min
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PlayStation Plus and the rise of subscriptions
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest news from the world behind video games. This week, we focus on the long-rumoured overhaul of PlayStation Plus, now revealed to be a three-tier system (with a fourth for regions...
54 min
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[Sponsored] Video Games Real Talk in conversati...
 is hosting a special episode of Video Games Real Talk, featuring former Sony PlayStation Studios chairman Shawn Layden. During the session, Layden shares his insighs of the global video games industry, offers advice to games studios and tells us...
72 min
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The industry's response to the invasion of Ukraine
This week, we start by discussing the varying responses from games companies of all sizes to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine -- with a particular focus on the many major firms who have halted all sales in the region. We’ve since reported...
41 min
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Can current leadership solve the industry's tox...
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest news from the past week. On this episode, we start with a discussion about the DICE Summit keynote from EA executive vice president and chief operating officer Laura Miele, in...
64 min
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The ongoing NFT backlash
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics and discuss the biggest news of the past week. Following Team17's speedy withdrawal from its proposed NFT project, we explore the sentiments behind the backlash against this divisive technology (for...
50 min
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Sony's $3.6bn bet on Bungie
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers around their mics and discusses the biggest news of the past week. On this episode, we are of course delving into , as well as our . The discussion explores the future of Destiny (and any other properties Bungie...
53 min
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Will Activision Blizzard change Xbox?
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest news of the past week. This week, that does of course mean delving deeper into Microsoft's record-breaking plan to . We've already spoken to analysts about, as one referred to...
59 min
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Take-Two's Zynga takeover
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers around their mics to discuss the biggest stories of the past week. On this episode, we start with Take-Two's $12.7bn acquisition of mobile giant Zynga, delving into why the publisher of GTA and Borderlands might want...
45 min
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What do we expect in 2022?
The GamesIndustry.biz podcast is back, with the team gathering around their mics to discuss the year ahead. Following our , we discuss some of the more interesting topics that emerged and how we think they might develop. Subjects include the ongoing...
66 min
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Games of the Year 2021
For our final podcast of the year, the GamesIndustry.biz team discuss the best games we played in 2021. Be sure to check out the website for our Games of the Year articles. We'll speak to you all in 2022.
65 min
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Trends of the Year 2021
In the first of our two year-end shows, we reflect on some of the biggest topics of the past 12 months in the games industry. We start with a discussion about the state of the AAA market, with a particular focus on the wave of new studios we've seen...
65 min
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Looking back at 20 years of Xbox
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest stories from across the video games business. This week, we're taking Xbox's 20th anniversary as a chance to reflect on the evolution of the brand and the impact it has had on...
35 min
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Why we're still buying Skyrim
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest stories from the business of video games. This week, we start with a discussion on the wave of name-dropping for NFTs and blockchains in major publishers' recent financial...
48 min
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"Surely you can do better than this"
The GamesIndustry.biz team discusses some of the biggest stories of the past week, where the phrase "Surely you can do better than this" applied in various ways. We start by discussing the changes promised by Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, who...
53 min
36
EA and FIFA's $1bn branding dance
The GamesIndustry.biz team discusses the biggest stories of the past week. First up, we discuss the ongoing dance between Electronic Arts and football association FIFA. While EA has claimed it's considering a rebrand for its best-selling football...
35 min
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[GI Live: London] Interview with Obsidian CEO F...
This week, we're bringing you podcast versions of the best sessions for GI Live: London, which ran alongside EGX 2021. In our final episode, we speak to Obsidian Entertainment CEO Feargus Urquhart about working with publishers. The discussion offers...
28 min
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[GI Live: London] Fireside chat with Jade Raymond
This week, we're bringing you podcast versions of the best sessions for GI Live: London, which ran alongside EGX 2021. Today's episode is our exclusive interview with Jade Raymond, best known for her work leading studios at Ubisoft and EA and...
32 min
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[GI Live: London] Fireside chat with PlayStatio...
This week, we're bringing you podcast versions of the best sessions for GI Live: London, which ran alongside EGX 2021. Today's episode is the keynote fireside chat between our own Christopher Dring and Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO...
21 min
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How should Rockstar handle GTA 5's transphobia ...
The  team gather around their mics and discuss the biggest news of the past week. First up, following an and a , we discuss how Rockstar Games should handle the transphobic elements of Grand Theft Auto 5 as it prepares to release the...
46 min
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Debating the value of Nintendo Switch Online
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers around their mics and discusses the biggest stories of the past week. On this episode, we take a deeper dive into the announcements from the recent Nintendo Direct -- particularly the decision to lock N64 and...
39 min
42
The many discussions of Deathloop
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest stories of the past week. First, we're joined by indie developer Shahid Ahmad to pay tribute to Sir Clive Sinclair, the inventor of the ZX Spectrum who passed away last week....
48 min
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Meet the Best Boss: Fireside chat with Creative...
This week, we're presenting audio versions of the panel discussions from this year's Best Places To Work Awards UK. In our final podcast of the week, we continue our tradition of interviewing last year's winner of the Best Boss award before this...
22 min
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Mental health in the games industry: The ongoin...
This week, we're presenting audio versions of the panel discussions from this year's Best Places To Work Awards UK. For our third session, we focus on mental health and share best practices on supporting staff. The panel features Third Kind Games'...
45 min
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Climate Change: How The Games Industry Can Figh...
This week, we're presenting audio versions of the panel discussions from this year's Best Places To Work Awards UK. In today's session, a panel of professionals discuss the fight to address climate change and what more the games industry can do to aid...
50 min
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We're not talking about diversity. We're talkin...
This week, we're presenting audio versions of the panel discussions from this year's Best Places To Work Awards UK. Today, Amiqus' Liz Prince hosts a discussion about the importance and influence of leadership on culture and diversity. Rather than...
50 min
47
Fortnite fumbles with Martin Luther King tribute
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss some of the biggest stories from the past week. First up, we discuss reactions to Fortnite's March Through Time, a scenario designed to explore the impact of Martin Luther King and educate...
52 min
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Will Twitch do better?
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest news of the past week. First up, we explore the current backlash Twitch is facing over increased hate raids targeting marginalised streamers, which has prompted content...
42 min
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What do the post-lockdown financials really say...
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around their mics to discuss the biggest news from the world behind video games. This week, Chris, Brendan and James take a deeper look at the trends seen across the most recent wave of financial reports, which...
44 min
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How to deal with discrimination and harassment
This week's episode is a little different, as we delve deeper into an issue that continues to affect people across the games industry. Splash Damage's Cinzia Musio and Limit Break founder Anisa Sanusi join us to discuss how to deal with discrimination...
56 min
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The GamesIndustry.biz Academy Jobscast: Recruit...
Throughout this month, we've been taking a deeper dive into the world of video games recruitment and the challenges facing both applicants wanting to enter the industry and companies wanting to secure the best talent. For our fourth and final...
66 min
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In the wake of the Activision Blizzard lawsuit
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team gathers around their mics to discuss the biggest stories of the week. This week, the conversation returns to reports of discrimination and harassment at AAA games firms - most notably Activision Blizzard, which is...
31 min
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The GamesIndustry.biz Academy Jobscast: Improvi...
Throughout this month, we'll be taking a deeper dive into the world of video games recruitment and the challenges facing both applicants wanting to enter the industry and companies wanting to secure the best talent. For our third 'jobscast,' we take a...
54 min
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Can Steam Deck succeed where the Machines failed?
The GamesIndustry.biz team gathers behind their mics to discuss the biggest story of the week: the Steam Deck. With Valve's long-rumoured Switch-like handheld gaming PC finally unveiled, we discuss our reactions to the reveal and who the audience for...
44 min
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GamesIndustry.biz Academy Jobscast: Recruiting ...
Throughout this month, we'll be taking a deeper dive into the world of video games recruitment and the challenges facing both applicants wanting to enter the industry and companies wanting to secure the best talent. For our second 'jobscast,' we take...
50 min
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Out with the new, in with the OLED
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather to discuss the biggest news of the week: A new Nintendo Switch. Not the the Switch Pro, New Nintendo Switch or Super Switch that had been rumoured and reported on for so long, but the OLED Model with a larger screen,...
41 min
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GamesIndustry.biz Academy Jobscast: The State o...
Over the next four weeks, we'll be taking a deeper dive into the world of video games recruitment and the challenges facing both applicants wanting to enter the industry and companies wanting to secure the best talent. For our first 'jobscast,' we're...
48 min
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The Five Games Of... Warren Spector
The Five Games Of is a special series of The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast that explores the evolution of the video games business through the career of prominent developers, executives and more. This time, we explore five games from the career of Warren...
100 min
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How do AAA publishers justify overpaying execs?...
This week, Brendan and James are joined by Michael Varner, director of executive compensation research at CtW Investment Group, to discuss recent developments in the world of AAA publishing. Earlier this month, Activision delayed its say-on-pay vote...
32 min
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An E3 that happened
The GamesIndustry.biz team gather around this mics to reflect on this year's E3 (and all the other adjacent events). Rather than go through the announcements individually - we collated all the and on the site - we insted each choose a trend, topic...
71 min
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GI at E3: Full-week recap, Nintendo's winning s...
In our final GI at E3 Newscast, James and Danielle are joined by indie developer Shahid Ahmad to reflect on the full week of game announcements and reveals. During the course of the conversation, we weigh up the strategies of both Xbox and Nintendo,...
46 min
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GI at E3: Nintendo Direct, Zelda and when E3 go...
Throughout the next week, we're hosting (almost) daily video newscasts on the big news from E3, Summer Games Fest et al - with handy podcast versions for those who prefer audio discussions. Today, Chris, James and Brendan are joined by Velan Studios...
49 min
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GI at E3: Xbox & Bethsda, Square Enix and indie...
Throughout the next week, we're hosting (almost) daily video newscasts on the big news from E3, Summer Games Fest et al - with handy podcast versions for those who prefer audio discussions. Today, James and Marie are joined by Cassia Curran of Wings...
37 min
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GI at E3: Mario + Rabbids, Ubisoft Forward and ...
Throughout the next week, we're hosting (almost) daily video newscasts on the big news from E3, Summer Games Fest et al - with handy podcast versions for those who prefer audio discussions. Today, Chris and James are joined by the first of our special...
53 min
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GI at E3: Summer Games Fest, Elden Ring and Bat...
Throughout E3, we'll be running several video podcasts collecting our thoughts on the big announcements - and we'll be joined by some surprise industry guests to get their take, too. For this first edition, Chris, James and Danielle discuss the first...
40 min
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E3 Expectations 2021
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team gather around their mics to discuss the oncoming storm that is E3 2021. This year's show will be, to say the least, unusual. In the absence of a physical event, the ESA has endeavoured to get as many of the usual...
57 min
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GI Live: The Beautiful Games, with Peter Moore
For the past few weeks, we've be delivering audio versions of some of the best sessions from our recent GI Live: Online event. In our final week, our head of games B2B Chris Dring speaks to Peter Moore, currently heading up Sports & Live...
36 min
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What next from Epic vs Apple?
The GamesIndustry.biz team discusses the high-profile anti-trust case between Epic Games and Apple, joined by special guest Thomas Buscaglia of law firm The Game Attorney. Buscaglia -- who has previously contributed to our weekly 'in review' roundups...
43 min
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Allergic To Buzzwords
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team discuss the biggest news of the past week – including the future of Warner Bros' games studios, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick's skepticism about the metaverse, Embracer's plans for even more acquisitions, and the...
49 min
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GI Live: Let's get physical, with Iam8bit
For the next few weeks, we'll be delivering audio versions of some of the best sessions from our recent GI Live: Online event. This week, our head of games B2B Chris Dring speaks to Jon M. Gibson, founder of specialist merchandise provider Iam8bit....
50 min
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Bring back Ape Escape
The GamesIndustry.biz team discusses the biggest stories of the past week -- and lays out some simple demands for PlayStation's future. First up, we discuss Ubisoft's revelation that it will be investing more in high-quality free-to-play experiences...
48 min
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GI Live: Human Fall Flat's 25m sales
For the next few weeks, we'll be delivering audio versions of some of the best sessions from our recent GI Live: Online event. This week, our head of games B2B Chris Dring speaks Tomas Sakalauskas from No Brakes Games and Curve's VP of Franchise...
35 min
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Epic vs Apple creates uncertainty
The GamesIndustry.biz team discuss the biggest stories of the week -- which, of course, means Epic's ongoing antitrust trial against Apple. We reflect on the first week's events and relevations, and share our thoughts on which side has the stronger...
52 min
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GI Live: IO's independence, with Hakan Abrak
For the next few weeks, we'll be delivering audio versions of some of the best sessions from our recent GI Live: Online event. This week, our head of games B2B Chris Dring speaks to IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak about the rollercoaster journey the...
48 min
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Can Returnal pave the way for $70 AAA roguelikes?
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team discuss the biggest stories of the past week, starting with the inevitable discourse around Returnal and difficulty in AAA games. The PlayStation 5 exclusive last Friday, but while it's designed to be a...
54 min
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GI Live: Vicarious to Velan, with Guha Bala
For the next few weeks, we'll be delivering audio versions of some of the best sessions from our recent GI Live: Online event. This week, our head of games B2B Chris Dring speaks to Guha Bala, co-founder of Vicarious Visions and Velan Studios, the...
41 min
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Does a game need to sell at "full f**king price"?
The entire GamesIndustry.biz team is on hand to discuss the biggest stories of the past week. We start with unpacking the discourse and the original comments around an interview with Days Gone director Jon Garvin, in which he stated that those wanting...
64 min
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Epic Games and the cost of breaking into a comp...
The GamesIndustry.biz team discusses the biggest stories of the past week. First up, we take a look at reports that the Epic Games Store is in its efforts to rival Steam, where that data comes from, Tim Sweeney's cheerful response and . Then, we...
50 min
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The Five Games Of... Brenda Romero
The Five Games Of is a special series of The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast that explores the evolution of the video games business through the career of prominent developers, executives and more. This time, we explore five games from the career of Brenda...
89 min
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The Game Developer's Playlist: Tex Murphy with ...
This special series of The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast talks to developers about the titles that influenced their careers. This time, our guest is Jean Leggett -- CEO of One More Story Games, leadership and career coach, and host of the Games, Grit...
36 min
81
NFTs? No f***ing thanks
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team discuss the biggest stories of the past week from across the business of video games. This week, Matt, Brendan, Marie and James elaborate on our recent stance concerning stories about blockchain and non-fungible...
55 min
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Were free-to-play fears unfounded?
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team discusses the biggest stories of the past week. This week, we start with the recent wave of new indie publishers emerging, including new publishing arms for , and . We talk about the challenges new publishers...
55 min
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EA did the Wright thing
The GamesIndustry.biz team discuss the biggest stories from the past week in the business of video games. This week, we start with EA's response to a , blaming his in-game counterpart for losing a match. The player has been issued a lifetime ban, a...
51 min
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The next generation of PlayStation VR
The GamesIndustry.biz team discusses the biggest stories of the past week, starting with news of Sony revitalising PlayStation VR. With a , we reflect on Sony's impact on the wider virtual reality landscape and its strategy with the original...
51 min
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Whose war stories are worth telling?
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team discusses the most controversial game announcement of the year so far and weigh up whether developers can handle a topic as sensitive as war. Following our , we explore the reaction to the game's existence -- both...
60 min
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One Patent To Rule Them All
The GamesIndustry.biz team takes a deeper look at one of the biggest stories of the past week -- namely, Warner Bros securing a patent for Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis system. For this episode, we're joined by Kostya Lobov of law firm Harbottle &...
55 min
87
Grabbing Gearbox and stifling Stadia
On our latest podcast, Matt, Brendan and James discuss two of the biggest games industry stories of the past two weeks. First up, we discuss -- a deal potentially worth close to $1.4 billion, but with some very notable caveats. We use this as a...
55 min
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How do games retain new players post-pandemic?
The GamesIndustry.biz editorial team looks optimistically forward and starts to ponder the future of video games when the COVID-19 pandemic eventually comes to an end. Following on an , James, Brendan, Marie and Chris discuss the implications of...
50 min
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The Five Games Of... Jesper Kyd
The Five Games Of is a special series of The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast that explores the evolution of the video games business through the career of prominent developers, executives and more. This time, we explore five games from the career of Jesper...
74 min
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The plight of experimental indies
On this week's podcast, the GamesIndustry.biz editorial team takes a look at some of the biggest challenges facing indie developers. Our discussion begins with the recent reveal of Moonrise Fund, which focuses on financing teams working on gameplay...
54 min
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Blockbuste...
This week, GamesIndustry.biz team members Matt, Rebekah and James are joined by PCMag's Mike Williams to discuss the biggest news of the past week. Following a slew of LucasFilm Games announcements -- including the , , and -- we discuss licensed...
48 min
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What we learned from PlayStation Vita
In our first weekly episode of 2021, the GamesIndustry.biz team discuss the biggest news of the past week – and slightly further back. Matt, Brendan, Rebekah, James and Chris unpack the implications and build-up to , the team behind Switch hit...
62 min
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(Sponsored) Facebook on mobile game monetisation
In this special sponsored GamesIndustry.biz podcast, we speak with Facebook Audience Network’s Imran Khan to discuss mobile game monetisation methods and in-game advertising. This week’s podcast discusses all forms of monetisation and provides...
23 min
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The Game Developer's Playlist: The Evil Within ...
This special series of The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast talks to developers about the titles that influenced their careers. This time, we have Xalavier Nelson Jr., the creator of An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs as well as an award-nominated...
41 min
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Games of the Year 2020
In our last podcast of the year, the GamesIndustry.biz editorial team gather around the mics to share their favourite games of 2020. Matt, Brendan, Rebekah, Marie and James each share some honourable mentions and key highlights before delving into to...
68 min
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Games media in 2020
On this special episode of the podcast, we look at the challenges journalists and the games media have faced in 2020. For this discussion, we're joined by USGamer editor-in-chief Kat Bailey, VideoGamesChronicle editor-in-chief Andy Robinson, VG247...
53 min
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Can BioWare bounce back?
Matthew, Rebekah, and James are joined by Mike Williams to discuss the biggest stories of the week. Following the revelation that -- for the second time, in Hudson's case -- we discuss the impact this could have on the company. The conversation...
47 min
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The Game Developer's Playlist: Phantasy Star On...
This special series of The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast talks to developers about the titles that influenced their careers. This time, we have Fred Horgan, senior ideation designer at Bossa Studios, here to discuss how Sega's 2000 online console RPG...
34 min
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Should the games industry go fully remote?
Matt, Brendan and James gather behind their respective mics to discuss the biggest stories of the week. This week, we explore Square Enix's decision to make remote working permanent for more of its Japanese staff, and the implications this has for any...
45 min
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Games of the generation
This week, we have a special bumper-length podcast as the team takes a look back at the previous generation of consoles. With Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 now on shelves around the world, we reflect on the seven years of games and innovations...
106 min