This Week in the Games Industry: 1/21/2019 – 1/27/2019

Adobe acquires Substance toolkit creator Allegorithmic
The big question is: does this mean I will be paying more or less for my suite of game dev tools?

Square Enix trademarks terms for Octopath Traveler’s visual style
At least it’s not a trademark on “Edge” for characterization of RPG protagonists.

So You Want To Compete With Steam: Epic, Discord, Kartridge, and RobotCache
How much of a prophet is Lars Doucet? Only time will tell.

Introducing, the first global game developer conference
I can think of worse ways to spend a couple days in the summer.

Facebook ignored solution to children overspending in games
When faced with the concept of “friendly fraud”, Facebook seemed to ignore the significance of the second word in the phrase.

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