On top of making sure new games meet China's ambiguous ethical standards, the newly formed committee is also reviewing titles that already launched.
Steam competitor, Epic Games Store, is already disrupting the industry less than a week after launch, with several indie games jumping from Valve's storefront in favor of Epic's 88/12 revenue split.
Laidlaw is returning to triple-A after over a year of consultant work and (rather entertaining) streaming.
Steam unveiled a multi-tiered Distribution Agreement that provides publishers a bigger share of revenue at $10m and $50m in sales, drawing ire from the indie game dev community.
Following a Q3 plagued by losses and low sales of Overkill's survival game set in the Walking Dead world, Starbreeze Studios' board of directors has ordered the publisher to cut costs.
Niantic, the developer behind Pokémon Go and other mobile experiences that leverage real-world locations, is working with the United Nations to use its technology in a way that encourages exploration.
According to Paradox Interactive's VP of Business Development Shams Jorjani, Vampire: The Masquerade publisher White Wolf will be integrated directly into its parent company.
There are five games currently available in the early access marketplace.
The retailer and esports venue have partnered to bring competitions to physical store locations, as well as on a line of gaming PCs.
While cross-play for Overwatch isn't imminent, the decision means Blizzard is more actively exploring their options across platforms.