• Mobile gaming is now a $49 billion industry - and publishers are starting to take smartphones as seriously as Xbox or PlayStation

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Mobile game sales have become a huge portion of the video game industry and are set to become even bigger, Baird Equity Research's Colin Sebastian said in a new report.
    Some of the biggest publishers in the industry, including Electronic Arts and Activision, are starting to focus more seriously on mobile games.
    Much of the industry's potential is due to the fact that there are lots more mobile devices in use than PCs or game consoles.
    The mobile games business is becoming a lot bigger than Clash of Clans, Crossy Road, and Candy Crush - and it's offering a big opportunity for game...
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  • Assassin's Creed: Odyssey lets you choose a male or female hero

    Assassin's Creed: Odyssey lets you choose a male or female hero

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed is taking us to ancient Greece this fall on both land and sea, as the forces of order and chaos will fight amid the conflict between Athens and Spart. The French video game publisher made the announcement - which leaked out earlier - at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. It is a role-playing g...
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  • Video Game Trade Group President Takes on NRA Over Gun Violence

    Video Game Trade Group President Takes on NRA Over Gun Violence

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    As video game creators prepare for E3, the annual gaming trade show and public exhibition, the head of the industry's trade group is squaring off against the National Rifle Association over that group's continued suggestion that video game violence is a factor in recent real world school shootings.
    Last month, Oliver North, the new president of the NRA, blamed a "culture of violence" for events like the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas that left 10 dead and the Parkland, Fla. school shooting. Mike Gallagher, president of the Entertainment Software Association, says that argument is a...
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