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TikTok Developer expands to mobile games

In China, ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, published three games that immediately entered the country’s top five mobile titles by downloads, one of them taking the top spot.

New-Zealand

New Zealand’s games industry more than doubles since 2017

The New Zealand Game Developers Association posted findings from its survey on the country’s games industry. The industry generated NZ$203 million ($131 million) in 2019, more than doubling from 2017’s NZ$99.9 million ($64.3 million).

Dan Houser

Dan Houser leaving Rockstar Gamer

Dan Houser, Vice President, Creative at Rockstar Games, will be leaving the company March 11, 2020. Dan’s brother Sam Houser, co-founder/CEO of Rockstar, is remaining in the same role.