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Loot boxes and Gaming Industry

Pulling slot machine levers or playing Black Jack can become an addiction and drain bank accounts. These gambling activities are not limited to casinos anymore, it has penetrated well into the gaming industry in the shape of Loot boxes. Yes, loot boxes can screw your brain and cause gambling addiction. Loot boxes can be found…

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Esports forecast 2020 amid Corona Virus and Global Lockdown

What about esports in 2020? COVID-19 has brought a lot of change in every nook and corner of the world; abrupt social changes, lockdowns, and suspension of sports and entertainment have had influenced various industries. Esports industry is no exception; this article will analyze the impact of COVID-19 on the gaming industry and will also shed some light on the forecast.

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Apple App Store China pulls 8,000 games

Apple has removed more than 8,000 from the iOS App Store in China, and is expected to pull more by the end of the month.

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Epic Games receives $250m from Sony Corporation

Sony Corporation has invested $250 million into Epic Games through one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, acquiring a minority interest in the company.

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Asus and Lenovo 5G mobile gaming Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 Plus

Asus and Lenovo are two companies that plan to use the processor in their upcoming gaming phones. Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon processor is getting a speed bump to make mobile gaming even more immersive. And one of the first phones to use the chip will be the upcoming Asus ROG Phone 3.

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The EuroPlay Games Contest is being positioned as the Eurovision of Games

The Eurovision of Games? Yes, you heard it well. Seven trade bodies from various European nations have joined forces for a special games competition this summer. The EuroPlay Games Contest is being positioned as the “Eurovision of games”, as will be held on August 28, alongside the various digital events running in the place of this year’s cancelled Gamescom.

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Pokémon Go has grossed $3.6bn

Global player spending in Niantic’s chart-topping Pokémon Go has surpassed $3.6 billion since launching four years ago today. Despite global lockdown, Niantic’s location-based mobile game is on track for another record year.

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Episode 34; Darcy Lorincz Of Torque Esports (Engine Media) Explains Their Content Strategy But Also Talks About Moving To The Nasdaq, Brand- & Fan Engagement And Ai & Machine Learning

Torque Esports is focused on accelerating new, live, immersive esports and interactive gaming experiences for consumers through its partnerships with traditional and emerging media companies and providing online interactive technology platforms and monetization services.  I had an amazing insightful talk with Darcy Lorincz, who is the COO of Torque Esports. Torque Esports will be under the umbrella of Engine Media, together with Winview and Frankly.

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Mobile Games daily in-app purchases jumped 24% since the start of the pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has proved a bonanza for video game makers, as shut-in consumers turn to digital distractions in greater numbers and for longer sessions than ever before.

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