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entertainmentAnime themed mobile games are huge in China

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China’s mobile gaming market recorded total revenue of 35.6 billion yuan (US$5.1 billion) for the third quarter. This was up 17% year-on-year and 10 percent sequentially. Anime-themed titles generated nearly 40% of total gross revenue from the two dozen new …

crimeMultiple fatalities from mass shooting at Madden NFL video game tournament

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Multiple fatalities were reported in a mass shooting, Sunday afternoon at a Madden NFL video game tournament in a popular area of Jacksonville, Florida. One suspect was dead at the scene. Notice just prior to the #shooting at the #Madden19 …

blockchainShould your next video game be on blockchain? (The benefits may surprise you)

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When talking about the future of the tech world, there’s one topic that just can’t be easily avoided: gaming. The gaming industry continues to catch the attention of not only players of all ags in the economy, but the attention …

entertainmentAre you not entertained?

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Netflix is spending $8 billion producing or buying content in 2018. Hulu is spending about $2.5 billion. Netflix will have around 1,000 originals total on the service by the end of 2018, with 470 of those set to premiere between …

blockchainInterview with Kim Cope Axiom Zen Product lead for Cryptokitties – C2 Montreal #C2M18

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Kim Cope is Product lead for Cryptokitties which was developed Axiom Zen where she works. Cryptokitties are breedable beanie babies CryptoKitties is a game centered around breedable, collectible, and oh-so-adorable creatures we call CryptoKitties! Each cat is one-of-a-kind and 100% …

entertainmentExpected biggest video games of 2018

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The expected biggest video of 2018 is the video game developed by the maker of Pokemon Go. Harry Potter : Wizards Unite Developer Niantic Labs’ next game will be Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a new game that adapts the AR …

carsWorld’s fastest gamer beats 30,000 to win Formula 1 simulator contest

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Rudy van Buren, a 25-year-old sales manager from Lelystad in the Netherlands, has beaten more than 30,000 contestants to be crowned the World’s Fastest Gamer – the McLaren Formula 1 team’s ground-breaking esports competition that aims to find the best …

chinaTencent is first Asian company to top US$500 billion

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Tencent, headed by Pony Ma Huateng, has seen its stock price soar nearly 120 per cent so far this year. The Shenzhen-based company reported third quarter net income rose 69 per cent on year, beating market estimates. Earnings were boosted …

businessCasual Gaming surpassing traditional video games

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In 2017, social/casual gaming global revenue will surpass traditional gaming according to PWc and continue to accelerate away at a much higher growth rate for the remainder of the forecast period. Social/casual gaming will surge at 11.9% CAGR and is …

businessAdvertising Has Finally Broken Into Gaming

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Gen-Xers and Millennials are the first generations in history born to the video gaming age. And they’ve been ‘gamified’ from birth, with 2.6 billion people playing video games worldwide, and it is generally accepted by industry pros that Americans alone …