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techcrunch.com - Lucas Matney - 6 investors on 2021's mobile gaming trends and opportunities
6 investors on 2021's mobile gaming trends and opportunities
TechCrunch

Many VCs historically avoided placing bets on hit-driven mobile gaming content in favor of clearer platform opportunities, but as more success stories pop up, the economics overturned conventional wisdom with new business models. As more accessible…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Toya and Zag Games team up for Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir adventure game on Roblox
Toya and Zag Games team up for Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir adventure game on Roblox
VentureBeat

Israeli game studio Toya has teamed up with Zag Games to create a new game for Roblox: Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir. The game is based on the animated TV series Miraculous — Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, which targets girls ages six to 12 as…

mlive.com - Ryan Zuke | rzuke1@mlive.com - Online gaming, sports betting to go live in Michigan on Friday, Jan. 22
Online gaming, sports betting to go live in Michigan on Friday, Jan. 22
mlive

Online gaming and sports betting in Michigan will go live at noon Friday, Jan. 22. The Michigan Gaming Control Board on Tuesday authorized nine operators to launch on Friday, just in time for Sunday's NFL conference championship games. The next few…

koaa.com - Patrick Nelson - Video game industry thriving despite pandemic challenges
Video game industry thriving despite pandemic challenges
KOAA.com

COLORADO SPRINGS — As people look for new opportunities to rebound from the pandemic, News5 is taking a deep dive into Colorado's video game industry that has leveled up despite the challenges. Recent research shows this industry is thriving…

mashable.com - Dylan Haas - This 4K projector is great for gaming, and it's $200 off
This 4K projector is great for gaming, and it's $200 off
Mashable

All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers. If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. SAVE $200: The Optoma UGH30 4K projector is one of the best 4K TV…

venturebeat.com - VB Staff - Don't miss GamesBeat's new all-digital event on driving game growth
Don't miss GamesBeat's new all-digital event on driving game growth
VentureBeat

Join the all-digital event that's giving game publishers an edge in an uncertain ecosystem. From January 26-28, GamesBeat is bringing together today's industry leaders for three days of content and networking focused on game growth and the…

espn.com - Jesse Rogers - Our latest MLB offseason buzz: Second baseman market after LeMahieu, NL DH waiting game and more
Our latest MLB offseason buzz: Second baseman market after LeMahieu, NL DH waiting game and more
ESPN

After a very slow start, the free-agent market is finally starting to move with the Yankees inking deals with both DJ LeMahieu and Corey Kluber, and the Washington Nationals adding Jon Lester to their rotation. As the market heats up, ESPN MLB…

venturebeat.com - VB Staff - The 2021 gaming landscape: What developers, publishers, and marketers need to know
The 2021 gaming landscape: What developers, publishers, and marketers need to know
VentureBeat

T his article is part of a Gaming Insights series paid for by Facebook. The gaming world was transformed when the COVID-19 outbreak brought an unprecedented surge in consumer demand. More people than ever before were playing games, both new players…

businessinsider.com - Grace Dean - Musk says he 'probably won't sue' over SpaceX video game set on Mars
Musk says he 'probably won't sue' over SpaceX video game set on Mars
Business Insider

Elon Musk said he 'probably won't sue' if a video game developer makes a game using SpaceX assets. Lyubomir Vladimirov had tweeted Musk 154 days in a row, asking for permission to use SpaceX's name and logos. Vladimirov called the game a 'Mars…

standard.co.uk - Katie Rosseinsky - Weird and wonderful game shows are cheering up lockdown TV
Weird and wonderful game shows are cheering up lockdown TV
Evening Standard

A gigantic cone of sausage and chips delivering the best primetime TV cover of En Vogue's Don't Let Go since Little Mix won The X Factor. A purple blob belting out a surprisingly theatrical rendition of Cameo's Word Up! A humanoid robin wearing…

theverge.com - Sean Hollister - Raise your hand if a gaming PC is currently heating your home
Raise your hand if a gaming PC is currently heating your home
The Verge

A few weeks ago, our furnace (technically a heat pump) stopped working at the worst possible time of the year. But at least one room stays nice and toasty all winter long — thanks to my gaming PC. Now, The Wall Street Journal is reporting…

arstechnica.com - Kyle Orland - Gaming the system: How GameStop stock surged 1,500% in nine months
Gaming the system: How GameStop stock surged 1,500% in nine months
Ars Technica

Nine months ago, GameStop stock bottomed out at $2.80 a share, a reflection of the problems facing the retailer specifically and brick-and-mortar game retail as a whole. As of Tuesday morning, though, that stock price is hovering around $40 a share…

usatoday.com - Ben DuBose - Rockets expect John Wall to miss fourth straight game with sore knee
Rockets expect John Wall to miss fourth straight game with sore knee
USA TODAY

According to Houston's latest injury report, John Wall is out for Wednesday night's home game versus the Phoenix Suns. It will be the fourth straight game that the veteran point guard has missed, with the Rockets consistently listing “left…

venturebeat.com - Jeremy Horwitz - Verizon picks Unity as 5G MEC partner for 3D enterprise apps and games
Verizon picks Unity as 5G MEC partner for 3D enterprise apps and games
VentureBeat

Verizon's 5G network needs highly responsive 3D content to drive demand, and Unity's powerful 3D engine eases the process of creating that content — so a just-announced partnership between the top U.S. cellular company and popular…

adage.com - Super Bowl Alert: How the inauguration is impacting Big Game commercial plans
Super Bowl Alert: How the inauguration is impacting Big Game commercial plans
Ad Age

With less than three weeks until kickoff, the news surrounding who's buying Super Bowl commercials has been moving at a slower pace than years prior. While the pandemic has certainly impacted Big Game deal-making, it seems the relative silence from…

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