Google has quietly soft launched YouTube Playables with games from Rovio, Voodoo, Homa, Azur and more

Google is trialling playable games in YouTube with 30 different hypercasual, word games and quiz titles.

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition is coming to Netflix

It’ll be released on December 14. Pre-orders are live now.

Sega-Rovio teases new Sonic, Yakuza and Persona mobile games, Angry Birds-Sonic crossover, transmedia projects

Sega’s co-COO and president of consumer games and transmedia Shuji Utsumi also said it is pushing into subscription services and Roblox, too.

Homa’s ‘promising’ premium Switch ports show barriers between platforms crumbling

Cofounder and CRO Olivier Le Bas explains how and why Homa is porting its games to Switch.

Play Ventures expands its events and investments teams with two new hires

The prolific VC firm has snapped up ex-Maker Lab manager Eliana Kim and former Rovio M&A boss Jakob Longer.

Beatstar hits $125m as Space Ape reveals its live ops secrets

Music lead at Space Ape Johnathan Rowlands explains how the rhythm game ‘cracked the code’ with in-game events.

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