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venturebeat.com - Erron Kelly - China's video game market is projected to grow despite government restrictions
China's video game market is projected to grow despite government restrictions
VentureBeat

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Learn more. A five-year forecast from Niko Partners is predicting China's video game market will grow through 2026. This forecast is based on two separate…

kotaku.com - Ashley Bardhan - From VR To Vibrators, Video Game Sex Tech Now Has Infinite Possibilities
From VR To Vibrators, Video Game Sex Tech Now Has Infinite Possibilities
Kotaku

In 2002, games journalist and researcher Jane Pinckard used the Trance Vibrator— a USB accessory that would vibe in time with the music of the trippy PS2 shooter Rez —to masturbate. In her now-classic blog, Pinckard lauded the game's…

pennlive.com - Sean Adams | sadams@pennlive.com - Whitaker Center opens new Innovation Zone to use 'purposeful' video gaming in STEAM learning
Whitaker Center opens new Innovation Zone to use 'purposeful' video gaming in STEAM learning
pennlive

A press conference on May 17 signaled the opening of a new attraction at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts that has been years in the making. Ted Black, president and CEO of Whitaker Center, joined with board members, government officials…

wnd.com - Andy Schlafly - Buffalo killer's rampage: Blame shooter video games
Buffalo killer's rampage: Blame shooter video games
WND

'He was definitely into video games – shooter games,' a classmate observed about the alleged Buffalo grocery-store mass murderer. A British tabloid reported this truth about the tragic massacre, while liberal American media hid this crucial…

musicweek.com - The Wombats launch music video game with Be-Games
The Wombats launch music video game with Be-Games
Music Week

Following their first No.1 album, The Wombats have teamed up with Be-Games on an interactive mobile game. The music video game, which features the band's music, is available on iOS App Stores globally. The Wombats: Official Game is inspired by the…

pagesix.com - Nicki Gostin - Andy Cohen is on 'a lot' of dating sites: I 'use them more as video games'
Andy Cohen is on 'a lot' of dating sites: I 'use them more as video games'
Page Six

Andy Cohen prefers looking at dating sites instead of playing online Scrabble. “I'm on a lot of dating sites,” the Bravo maven told Page Six exclusively Monday at the 2022 NBCUniversal upfront. But Cohen, 53, explained that he is just…

nytimes.com - Jonah E. Bromwich - Before Massacre Began, Suspect Invited Others to Review His Plan
Before Massacre Began, Suspect Invited Others to Review His Plan
The New York Times

About 30 minutes before he launched what investigators said was a long-planned massacre at a Buffalo supermarket, Payton S. Gendron invited a small group of people to join a chat room online. Until that moment, the posts in the room on the chat…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - The Walking Dead creator Skybound Entertainment raises funding for expansion
The Walking Dead creator Skybound Entertainment raises funding for expansion
VentureBeat

Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Learn more. Skybound Entertainment, the creator of The Walking Dead franchise built by Robert Kirkman, has raised a new round of funding. The amount wasn't…

politicsny.com - Ethan Stark-Miller - Adams brings city's video gaming industry to higher education
Adams brings city's video gaming industry to higher education
Politics NY

Mayor Eric Adams took action to make New York City a major player in the video game industry Monday by announcing a new Digital Game Design degree program at CUNY's City College of New York (CCNY) funded by $2 million from the city. The program is…

forbes.com - Sergei Klebnikov - Warren Buffett's $51 Billion Stock Market Shopping Spree: Here's What He's Buying
Warren Buffett's $51 Billion Stock Market Shopping Spree: Here's What He's Buying
Forbes

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has used the ongoing market sell-off as an opportunity to buy the dip and add several new major positions as his investing conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, deployed tens of billions of dollars into stocks during…

bizpacreview.com - Todd Jaquith - Retired general, MSNBC contributor shares 'war footage', that turned out to be from a video game
Retired general, MSNBC contributor shares 'war footage', that turned out to be from a video game
BizPac Review

You just can't make this stuff up. Brian R. McCaffrey is a retired four-star general and MSNBC contributor, but on Monday the distinguished former military officer made a faux pas that he likely won't live down anytime soon. He posted a tweet that…

businessinsider.com - Leena Rao - There's blood in the water.' M&A dealmakers are circling troubled tech startups looking for acquisition bargains.
There's blood in the water.' M&A dealmakers are circling troubled tech startups looking for acquisition bargains.
Business Insider

Tech is in a historic downturn, with companies of all sizes conducting hiring freezes or layoffs. M&A dealmakers are shopping, looking for startups to buy. But conditions this time around are unusual, eight investors and bankers told Insider. Like…

entrepreneur.com - Lion Shirdan - The 3 Biggest Challenges to Marketing in the Metaverse
The 3 Biggest Challenges to Marketing in the Metaverse
Entrepreneur

Marketing in the metaverse is like setting up a website in the earliest days of the internet, or hanging up a dusty wooden shingle in the 19th century Old West. It can be extremely difficult to know how much time and resources to invest in a…

kotaku.com.au - From VR To Vibrators, Video Game Sex Tech Now Has Infinite Possibilities
From VR To Vibrators, Video Game Sex Tech Now Has Infinite Possibilities
Kotaku Australia

Published 4 hours ago: May 18, 2022 at 4:40 am In 2002, games journalist and researcher Jane Pinckard used the Trance Vibrator — a USB accessory that would vibe in time with the music of the trippy PS2 shooter Rez — to masturbate. In…

cbr.com - Daniel Kurland - 10 Weirdest Video Game Peripherals Of All Time
10 Weirdest Video Game Peripherals Of All Time
CBR

The video game industry has made unbelievable strides over its most recent generations, and the advancements experienced between different gaming generations are sometimes substantial enough to completely change the industry. Video games, as well…

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