Spider-Man sells 3.3 million in three days gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Friendly neighborhood wall-crawler tops Ghost of Sparta as Insomniac exclusive claims title of "fastest-selling first-party PS4 game" from God of War

Going in Blind to VR development
Tiny Bull's Matteo Lana describes the years-long struggle of developing VR exploration game Blind in Italy's emerging development scene

Nintendo Online App allows voice chat with strangers for select games
gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Service update includes support for lobbies in Mario Kart 8, Mario Tennis Aces, and Arms; Splatoon 2 still friends-only

Funsolve gets "seven-figure" investment from Outright Games gamesindustry.biz/articles/201
Funding will cover new project based on a major IP, and a second project to start in 2020

Sega pushes Genesis/Mega Drive Mini to 2019 gamesindustry.biz/articles/201
Japanese publisher is rethinking the retro console's design ahead of simultaneous global launch

Deep Rock Galactic and the advantages of open development gamesindustry.biz/articles/201
Game director and studio co-founder Mikkel Pedersen discusses how Ghost Ship Games has thrived in early access

Outfit7 opening new Barcelona studio
Talking Tom developer to use new location for both Talking Tom games and new projects

Valve and Ubisoft fined for breach of French consumer law gamesindustry.biz/articles/201
Steam and Uplay latest storefronts caught up in European consumer rights violations

Rockstar confirms Red Dead Online gamesindustry.biz/articles/201
Multiplayer experience will be launched in public beta in November, free for owners of Red Dead Redemption 2

THQ Nordic acquires Alone in the Dark and Act of War
gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Acquisition spree continues for Austrian publisher with rights to survival horror, RTS IP from Atari

First uncensored adult game on Steam pulled from sale in 28 countries gamesindustry.biz/articles/201
"The fact is, these restrictions are the downside of being the poster child for the first fully uncensored adult game on Steam," says developer Dharker Studios

Sony to launch PlayStation Classic on December 3 gamesindustry.biz/articles/201
Mini version of the classic console will be pre-loaded with Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3, 16 other games

Aaryn Flynn joins Improbable
Former BioWare GM talks about getting his head in the clouds and building a new studio from scratch in downtown Edmonton

NPD: Madden NFL 19 scores while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 returns
gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Nintendo Switch sales remain strong, though still must work to catch PS4's year-to-date lead

Nintendo introduces Fortnite Switch bundle with V-bucks included
gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Console bundle is the same price as system alone, includes in-game currency and exclusive cosmetics

Niantic rolls out beta PokeStop nominations in Brazil and South Korea
gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Ingress veterans to review submissions; program to expand to other countries soon

YouTube Gaming migrates to main YouTube hub
gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Separate website, app to shut down by March 2019; features implemented on YouTube main

UKIE responds to Migration Advisory Committee immigration post-Brexit report
gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 CEO Dr. Jo Twist: "Expanding the current Tier 2 system to EEA citizens would prove inefficient and cumbersome for the industry"

Capcom closing Vancouver studio
Publisher confirms plans to consolidate major development in Japan after announcing $40 million expense on cancelled projects

"We've never made a game with a jump button, and we don't plan to start now" gamesindustry.biz/articles/201 Tomorrow Corporation's Kyle Gabler and Kyle Gray share their thoughts on quietly succeeding without being on social media, attending conventions, advertising, or doing PR

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