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Activision Blizzard, Epic Games and more are cutting Russia

The global business community increasingly tends to single out Russia for its war in Ukraine, and video games are no exception. Even though NATO and NATO-aligned forces have yet to engage in direct combat, economy-shattering sanctions have cut Russia off from goods and services that many of us take for …

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More major game deals in ‘final stages of negotiations’

Massive acquisitions in the video game industry have continued in the new year, and Geoff Keighley teases that more are on the way. Sony’s purchase of destiny and Halo Developer Bungie this week is the latest in a recent trend of massively lucrative acquisitions of video game companies. Two weeks …

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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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The cosmic jolt can’t fall by the wayside

Sponge Bob SquarePants has long been one of the most popular cartoons on television, positioning its titular protagonist as a mascot for the entire Nickelodeon network. Following the death of creator Stephen Hillenberg in 2018, several spin-off shows have been greenlit to further capitalize on this success, including the prequel …

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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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South Korea reportedly asked Apple and Google to remove winning games from app stores

South Korean fans of video games using the play-to-earn (P2E) model may soon find it difficult to play their favorite titles. The government’s Game Management Committee (GMC) has reportedly asked major digital stores, such as the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, to remove games that fall into this …

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Chicory publisher Tunic says indie games are getting absurdly expensive to make

Rebekah Saltsman loves making games. Enough that even though she and her husband Adam have a successful independent publishing business in Finji, they still want to set aside time and space for their own projects where they can. Even in spite of an increasingly complex, busy and extremely expensive industry. …

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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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“Slitterhead” Game Rewards Reveal What Horror Needs: “Silent Hill” Should Stay Dead

silent Hill is a dead franchise and that’s exactly what it should remain so Konami must participate. At this year’s Game Awards, the original creator of the iconic horror series, Keiichiro Toyama, announced a mysterious project known as Slitterhead. Although the parallels between this and silent Hill are largely superficial …

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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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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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NFTs are “part of the future” for games like FIFA and Madden, according to publisher EA

NFTs are an “important part of the future” of the gaming industry, game publisher EA told investors this week. Company CEO Andrew Wilson said EA’s sports franchises like FIFA and the American football series “Madden” were prime candidates for the introduction of digital collectibles. “[Players] want more in-game modalities in …

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The next game from the developers of ex-Skullgirls is just a project supported by this new fund for games

During their years of working with small developers through the Glitch co-op gaming label, CEO Evva Karr noticed a serious problem. While Karr had met many small, diverse game development teams with talented creators and brilliant ideas that they believed could be incredibly successful, these teams were struggling. Some did …

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SocialPeta helps mobile development companies to acquire users around the world

Copyright 2021 PR Newswire. All rights reserved2021-10-27 SINGAPORE, October 27, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Globally, the mobile gaming industry has seen a significant increase in the number of daily active users and revenue generated. Many reports predict that this industry will continue to grow in the years to come. …

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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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Interactive entertainment in APAC: questions and answers with the dentu games

In this exclusive interview, ExchangeWire speaks with Jamie McConville, Director – Global Solutions, Dentu Tokyo, following the launch of the dedicated program teeth games unit, to discuss the future of interactive entertainment in the APAC region. How will Dentsu Gaming approach the development of gaming technologies, such as VR / …

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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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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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The Show Must Go On: Host Melbourne International Games Week During Sixth Lockdown

Share this article While much of the world reverts to physical events, some regions still focus on digital iterations. One of these events is the Melbourne International Games Week. For the second year in a row, in-person activity plans have been dropped in favor of an online-only gaming celebration. Fran …

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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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Advertising by online gaming platforms

ASCI (Advertisements Standards Council of India) via its press release of November 24, 2020, presented Online Gaming Advertising Guidelines (hereinafter referred to as “Guidelines”) to provide a streamlined regulatory framework. Read more about the guidelines here – ASCI India Online Gaming Advertisements On December 04, 2020, the Ministry of Information …

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Is Xbox on the verge of finalizing the multi-billion dollar Take-Two acquisition?

Xbox has been spending the last few years splurging to bolster its game library. After a huge deal to acquire Bethesda, the company also added other independent developers to join the ever-growing family of Xbox Game Studios. However, it seems that the days when the company was spending huge amounts …

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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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Marvel’s Skinny Meanders – Goomba Stomp Magazine

One of the biggest question marks in the gaming industry in recent years has been Marvel’s apparent lack of willingness to emulate the MCU’s massive success in new medium. Marvel games have varied wildly in almost every way, from art style to developer, which to sum up has been a …

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PlayStation may have leaked an unreleased Square Enix game

An unreleased game, Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars, appears to have been leaked. As indicated in your Twitter account PSN output, The game “Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars” has been added to “PS4 Asian PSN” with IDCUSA27401. Little is known about unreleased titles, but rumors are …

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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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FIFA 22 Reveals Release Date, Gameplay Trailer & Cover Star

FIFA 22 has been revealed and it will use new HyperMotion technology to deliver faster, smoother and more responsive gameplay and animations. EA’s newest soccer simulator, FIFA 22, has been officially revealed, and it looks like the company is using new technology for the current generation versions of the game, …

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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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How Azur Games took its hypercasual games to 1.5 billion downloads

Elevate your technology and enterprise data strategy to Transform 2021. Azur Games is one of those companies that has quietly become one of the top ten game publishers in the world with over 1.5 billion downloads. It did so based on the hyper-casual games emerging on mobile devices. Today, the …

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Nazara to acquire majority stake in game publisher Publishme

Nazara Technologies Limited announced that it has signed a binding terms sheet to acquire a controlling stake in Arrakis Tanitim Organizasyon Pazarlama San. Tic. Ltd. Sti. (Post me) the largest mobile game publishing agency in the Middle East and Turkey. Nazara will invest approx. amount of Rs. 20 Cr for …

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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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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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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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Gamasutra – Press Releases – Classic Post-Apocalyptic Open World JRPG ‘Metal Max Xeno: Reborn’ is coming to PC and console in 2022!

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]PQube (London, UK) – May 24, 2021 – Together, PQube and Kadokawa Games are excited to reveal this open world vehicle combat role-playing game ‘Metal Max Xeno: Reborn‘ coming to Nintendo …

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