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OnePlus TVs to get a handful of games from JioGames

As gaming becomes mainstream, gamers increasingly prefer large screens for gaming. It is inevitable that TV brands will take advantage of the trend. OnePlus TV, which has just launched two new models in the Indian market, in a bid to further break into the market, has announced a partnership with …

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Dates, schedule, location and more

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail After the tech titans start the year at CES and MWC, it’s time for gamers to party. This usually happens at E3, but the last two years have upended their plans due to the ongoing pandemic, so we have to ask ourselves: …

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Elden Ring is here, again demonstrating that it should be easier to try before you buy

Elden Ring is out now, the latest in the critically acclaimed but often esoteric Soulsborne genre. From Software’s notoriously difficult games tend to be love-or-hate affairs, but several notable voices in games say this one is more accessible and less off-putting, and deserves a chance even from those who’ve struggled. …

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PubMatic Names Lashanne Phang Global Mobile Leader

PubMatic has appointed Lashanne Phang as Senior Director of Mobile to focus on growing the company’s global mobile business. In her new role, Phang (pictured) will relocate to California and build on the important global brand and publisher relationships she has developed and explore potential new opportunities. This …

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What is the state of esports in San Antonio? KSAT explains

SAN ANTONIO – Some consider it a mere hobby or pastime, perhaps even unproductive. But the idea that playing video games can’t create opportunities is starting to be a thing of the past thanks to the growing popularity of esports. Competitive video game players can now win huge cash prizes …

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Webtoons are growing as a tool for the entertainment industry to develop intellectual property

January. 24. 2022 Settings Entertainment and the arts 2022-01-24 18:13 Webtoons are growing as a tool for the entertainment industry to develop intellectual property The BTS-inspired webtoon series, ‘7FATES: CHAKHO’ / Courtesy of Naver Webtoon By Park Han-solDay by day, it becomes more and more difficult to define “webtoons” simply …

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As esports grows, so do investment opportunities – Growth

The popularity of esports has grown exponentially over the past couple of years as gamers and viewers increase. A good example is at the end of 2021, the League of Legends World Championship Finals brought together a record audience of 4 million people. With the increase in esports audiences and …

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Xbox Game Releases – January 10-16

The holidays are now over, and it looks like game developers and publishers are wasting no time in getting their games into the hands of the public. Next week, 11 games are coming to Xbox, including Spelunky 2 and The Anacrusis. The two big releases, Spelunky 2 and The Anacrusis, …

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The game that redefined “free-to-play”

Warframe is one of those games that everyone ends up playing. This is mentioned in passing, and two days later everyone in the party is farming Void Relics, slaying Eidolons, or helping their friend with a bullet jump. It’s contagious, satisfying to play, and rewarding in its niche. With over …

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Smartphone adoption spurs increase in number of gaming startups in India

New Delhi: The pandemic has sped up gaming around the world and in India the increase in gaming time on smartphones has spurred the growth of hardcore gamers, although casual gaming remains the most popular genre. Affordable smartphones, a young population and a new generation of developers and designers have …

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Consolidation of lawsuits against Facebook, Apple and Google for “gambling conspiracy”

Posted: Nov 25, 2021, 6:35 a.m. Last update on: November 25, 2021, 6:35 a.m. Philippe conneller Read more A series of lawsuits against Facebook, Apple and Google alleging illegal gambling have been consolidated into one main complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Twenty-five complainants …

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Africa Games Week arrives in Cape Town in December> NAG

Press release African Games Week is the largest gathering of African game developers in the world; this year, bringing together over 200 developers and 200 other content creators from across the continent. Africa Games Week 2021 will be a hybrid event that will take place live in Cape Town on …

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After winning tens of millions on Roblox, Warner places another in-game investment bet

Warner Music Group moved significantly closer to the gaming world in 2021. The music company’s first step into space this year came in January, when it invested in children’s play phenomenon Roblox in January. Warner joined a $ 520 million Series H investment round in Roblox Corporation at a purchase …

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WILDBRAIN SPARK EXPANDS FROM YOUTUBE TO METAVERSE, BECOMING THE EXCLUSIVE ADVERTISING PARTNER OF GAMEFAM, THE SENIOR PUBLISHER OF ROBLOX

The partnership gives brands the ability to reach children and teens in an authentic way through many of the most popular games on the Roblox platform New York, NY – November 8, 2021 – WildBrain Spark, the leading AVOD network on YouTube and YouTube Kids, is now the exclusive advertising …

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Ubisoft employees launch fan petition to improve working conditions

A group of past and present Ubisoft employees have launched a public petition demanding action in light of allegations of sexual harassment and abuse. Editor’s Note: A lawsuit has been filed against Activision Blizzard by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, which alleges the company has engaged in …

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ESE’s Digital Motorsport Brand Launches First Annual Digital Motorsport World Cup

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, November 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – ESE Entertainment Inc. (TSXV: ESE) (OTCQB: ENTEF) (the “Society” Where “ESE“) is proud to announce that its Digital Motorsports brand will host the first …

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Video game industry in Romania: 22 games developed, 19% increase in turnover in 2020

The video game development industry in Romania recorded revenues of $ 218 million in 2020, an increase of 19% compared to 2019, according to the annual survey of the Association of Video Game Developers in Romania RGDA. Twenty-two video games were developed in Romania in 2020, including Watch Dogs: Legion …

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How the Gaming Industry Can Benefit from Performance Marketing Strategies

With 94% of gaming activity carried out on mobile phones, according to KPMG estimates, India is a leading predominantly mobile gaming market. By Shaan Raza In recent years, like the rest of the world, Indians have also become addicted to gambling like never before. At the intersection of the complete …

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Astro launches search for an esports marketing AVP

Astro has launched the search for an Assistant Vice President, Head of Marketing and Digital Operations to lead the eGG Network brand and community, developing strategies across all channels. Based in Kuala Lumpur, the appointee will be responsible for the design and implementation of overall marketing and communications strategies. The …

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Mobile game start-up Homa Games raises $ 50 million

Homa Games, a mobile startup developer and publisher, raised $ 50 million in a Series A funding round led by venture capital fund Northzone. The French mobile game start-up has been a success, ranking in the top 20 most downloaded games on the App Store and Play Store in eight …

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Five crypto games to play to win to watch

Key points to remember NFT-powered gambling games have quickly become the fastest growing sector of the crypto economy. The game-to-win model has stolen the limelight from traditional games due to the built-in incentives that shift the power from the game publishers to the gamers. With over 3.2 billion players globally, …

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What’s Wrong With Far Cry 6 About Cuba

Another example of this “cultural appropriation in the blink of an eye” is the way Far cry 6 incorporates the concept of resolver or “get out of it”, the famous Cuban way of improvising fixes for technologies in order to keep them functional. In the game, resolver is part of …

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New sets of database catalogs by their accessibility features

Accessibility features in The Last of Us Part II are among the most complete games to date. GIF: Kotaku / Steve Saylor / Sony As the conversation around video game accessibility becomes more prominent, it’s clear that some games just don’t take the necessary steps to open up the experiences …

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Roblox and NMPA reach agreement over use of music, settle $ 200 million copyright lawsuit – EDM.com

Roblox and the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) have reached a deal that will dismiss the latter’s $ 200 million lawsuit against the popular online gaming platform. The news comes less than a week after NMPA’s historic deal with Twitch. In June, NMPA sued Roblox after discovering copyrighted music that …

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D&D Massive Popularity Is Great For Small RPG Makers

Dungeons & Dragons has reached unprecedented levels of popularity, which is a huge plus for independent RPG makers and the industry as a whole. Dungeons & Dragons Has steadily grown in popularity over the past few years, which has led to tabletop gaming as a whole as a hobby, opening …

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Excitement on the GOG gaming platform: Hitman only watched online, fully playable

Users of the “Good old Games” (GOG) gaming platform are heavily criticized because the current “Hitman – Game of the Year Edition” offer requires an Internet connection. Otherwise, important missions and objectives will not be achievable. Because GOG advertises its offerings as DRM-free, the Hitman offer is poorly rated. The …

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Hitman arrives at GOG and gets criticized for online DRM. Views: 2,733 Likes: 243 – Bestgamingpro

Hitman’s Game of the Year edition was released by GOG this week. However, players became enraged and bombarded with criticism when they discovered that key elements of the stealth game were restricted by online DRM checks soon after. GOG.com is a digital retail store that started out as a marketplace …

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Kawaii Islands Makes $ 2.4 Million From Private Token Sale For Its Play-To-Earn Anime Metaverse

September 25, 2021 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands Blockchain games up for grabs continue to take the world by storm, and Kawaii Islands is ready to throw its hat in the ring. After a $ 2.4 million private token selling round, the NFT-based blockchain game will debut in September 2021. …

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Mobile Game Publishers, What’s Your Game Plan For Profits ?, Marketing and Advertising News, AND BrandEquity

Serious gamers may be willing to subscribe to a model that provides them with an ad-free gaming experience. (Photo for representation / iStock) By Raviteja Dodda Who doesn’t want to play to win? Emerging a winner is the ultimate goal of not only mobile game enthusiasts, but game designers and …

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Pollen VC announces new financial tools to level the playing field among mobile ad networks

With ad networks offering varying payment terms, they do not compete on an equal footing and the unit economy is miscalculated by advertisers San Francisco, United States –News Direct– Pollen VC FinTech lender Pollen VC, a leading provider of revolving credit facilities to application and game developers, today announced a …

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Key Differences for Mobile IP Licensing in the United States, Japan, and China

A new GamesBeat event is just around the corner! Learn more about what comes next. Games using a licensed IP address are a constant presence in the top ranks of iOS games. Finding the right IP address for your genre and market can make a big difference in acquiring players …

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A return to normal for some, a way forward for conventions

Thanks in part to attendees’ vigilance to keep masks in place and time spent congregating in queues kept to a minimum, the city of Seattle hosted one of the first in-person events since the entry into force of restrictions and blockages related to Covid-19. In fact, it was both PAX …

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Shooter, Action, Sports games, Role playing, Adventure, Racing, Fighting, Strategy

DUBLIN, August 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Global Smartphone / Tablet Games Market Report 2021: Impact of COVID-19 and Recovery to 2030” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The main players in the smartphone / tablet games market are Tencent Hold, Sony, Electronic Arts, Nintendo and Netmarble. The …

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Popular games bypass Chinese loot box disclosure laws, research finds

Share this article China has been requiring game developers to disclose loot box odds to players since 2017, but a new article published in the newspaper Behavioral public policy has found that many publishers do not obey the spirit of the law, or sometimes even the letter. Researchers looked at …

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Emerging opportunities in the online gaming space for Indian entrepreneurs

India missed the PC and console gaming buzz due to high hardware costs and limited digital penetration However, India has gained a strong foothold in mobile games, thanks to the rapid increase in smartphone penetration and low-cost high-speed internet access. With 136 billion yen in revenue and 433 million players …

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The 2021 TIGA Games Industry Awards are open for registration

LONDON, July 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – TIGA, the trade association representing the video game industry, today announced that the 2021 Games Industry Awards are open for nominations. Due to health concerns regarding COVID-19, the 2021 TIGA Games Awards will be held virtually, with the winners announced during a …

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Behind the galloping success of video games, the harsh reality of the industry’s working conditions

In a Twitter thread, Laralyn McWilliams, a video game designer since the 90s, discusses the “unspoken taxes” to be paid in the world of video game development, one of which is moving often. She lists in particular her many moves (10 in 27 years) which have weighed on her personal …

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Gamasutra – Press releases – Boom Co by Burt’s Games ranks 2nd at Global Games Pitch 2021 ahead of Kickstarter campaign

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.] HONG KONG: On April 28, the commercial game development platform GDBAY announced the list of winning teams with the best proposals during the Global Games Pitch ’21 (PC / Console …

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Everything you need to know – Technology News, Firstpost

PF trend01 Jul 2021 15:33:00 IST Chromebook sales have increased recently, which represents a great opportunity for Unity to expand mobile games to a wider audience. Popular Android games running the Unity engine include Pokémon GO and Crash Bandicoot: on the run which are both in the top ten downloads …

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Game On: Self-Publishing Key To Attracting VC Money For Mobile Game Studios

Fintech lender Pollen VC, a leading provider of credit facilities to app and game developers, today reveals what should be the top priority for mobile game startups looking to create enough value to become a target of mergers and acquisitions or attract a base of public investors in the future. …

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Why E3 2021 was largely disappointing

E3 2021 was pretty disappointing, but there are probably a lot of factors that have likely held it back, some that could position it for a big comeback in 2022. E3 2021 left a lot of disappointed feelings. While there are plenty of other gaming events throughout the year, E3 …

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Gamasutra – Press Releases – Movie Games E3 Showcase, hosted by David Jaffe, spotlighted the next 3 games

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]June 14, 2021 – During The E3 Future Games Show, Cinema games showed 3 upcoming games in a segment moderated by David Jaffe, the creator of the creative consultant for God …

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Here’s how Hoard is trying to revolutionize the NFT industry

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are becoming a staple in the post-pandemic world, and people need markets to safely trade and buy these precious items. One of the most popular industries in the “new normal” type of world – gaming – is a multi-billion dollar industry, and publishers are setting tough rules …

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Meet the greatest game publisher you’ve never heard of

The gaming industry is booming and shrinking at the same time, as the biggest companies open their checkbooks and gobble up their rivals in their entirety. Microsoft, Nintendo, and Electronic Arts have all recently spent big to buy even household names in the development and publishing world. Even a mega-publisher …

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A win-win situation for publishers and gamers according to Microsoft

Microsoft chief marketing officer Chris Caposella recently described Xbox Game Pass as a win-win situation for publishers and gamers at a conference. At the same time, he again stressed that gambling is big business. He cited some interesting stats on this: Compared to non-subscribers, Xbox Game Pass users are playing …

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Huya Inc. Joins Coalition to End Online Wildlife Trafficking, Harnessing Power of Live Streaming for Public Welfare | 2021-06-07 | Press Releases

GUANGZHOU, China , June 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – HUYA Inc. (“Huya” or the “Company”) (NYSE: HUYA), a leading Chinese live streaming platform, has joined the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online (the “Coalition”) for the World environment day which fell on June 5 . He hopes to further …

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Over 300 indie games coming to INDIE Live Expo 2021

The INDIE Live Expo live stream will showcase over 300 games in a five-hour stream in three languages ​​from independent studios around the world. More than 300 indie games will be previewed at the next digital showcase event INDIE Live Expo 2021. This showcase will connect a wide range of …

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How To Restart Your Game On Animal Crossing New Horizons | Relaunch or delete an island

You can literally waste months and months in Animal Crossing New Horizons and making your virtual island the best it can be is quite addicting – even just tapping the game makes us want to grab our Nintendo Switch and start playing. But there may come a point, for a …

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GameAnalytics launches the GameIntel business intelligence platform

Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. GameAnalytics launched GameIntel, a new business intelligence platform created to provide “the game industry‘s source of truth” for the best mobile games. Built on a massive gaming dataset of over a third of total global gamers, GameIntel provides market insights …

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Does Apple put greed ahead of gamers? Tim Cook speaks

At the start of his testimony for Epic Games vs. Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday described his company’s mission: “To make the world’s best products that truly enrich people’s lives.” For the rest of the day, Epic’s lawyers sought to demonstrate that what Apple wanted to enrich most …

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