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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of August 3

Did you know there are more mobile gamers in China than people in the United States AND Canada combined? Before diving into that statistic further, let’s start by looking at the biggest news out of ChinaJoy! East Meets West at ChinaJoy ChinaJoy, Asia’s biggest games trade and consumer show, wrapped last weekend. VentureBeat reports that …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of July 27

  Summer’s heating up and so are the acquisition and earnings news! Big this week are Ouya’s new home with Razer and Valve’s whopping 10 figure earnings! On that note, what are your favorite games on Ouya and Steam? Razer Forges new bond with Ouya Razer has confirmed they have purchased Ouya. According to TechCrunch, …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of July 20

This week, we learned that the eSports world ruled players CAN gain an unfair advantage competing in video games by using drugs prescribed for ADHD. We also learned a new way developers are making their games as an outlet for creativity for their fans. Games can and do make you an artist! eSports pros draw …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of July 13

We always want to give you your weekly dose of VR news, but also poignant this week are tips and tricks for how to stay healthy when doing marathon gaming sessions. Did you know there are exercises you should do after clicking a mouse for many hours straight? I’m down for just getting a hand …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of July 6

What is everyone spending their summer 2015 playing? I just need a reminder that it is summer since it’s gray and chilly here in San Francisco. For those of you mobile folks, who has tried to stream your gameplay? I really wonder how many people would tune in to watch birds get flappy or angry. …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of June 29

Here is an earlier edition of TriplePoints of Interest as it’s almost time for us to head out on our merry way for the 4th of July long weekend! Anyone here pre-ordered a Steam Machine? Purchased a Compendium in Dota 2 and helped Valve create the biggest prize pool in the history of eSports? A rare $7 …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of June 22

What movies are you going to see this weekend? Any chance you might go to a theater to play a video game instead? And no, I’m not talking about the movie theater arcades. I’m talking Minecraft on the big screen. Serious! Read on! Minecraft: the Movie! Sort of… Movie theaters, in an effort to attract …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of June 15

It’s just one trade show after another! This week is of course the special E3 edition of TriplePoints of Interest. Now sound off in the comments: what is your favorite announcement from the show? A game? A VR headset? Or something different entirely like photos of the awesome crowd and the industry’s gamer spirit shining …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of June 8

What juicy pre-E3 news did we uncover this week? The main event was WWDC and then VR stole the show! Who’s going to be checking out some VR hardware at the show this year?! Looking fine, iOS 9! Now it’s Apple’s turn! WWDC made waves yet again with iOS 9 among other announcements. Miss the …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of June 1

Who’s going to be picking up a Steam Machine? Looks like Valve dominated headlines this week! This, and other great things to come for eSports and mobile games, plus words of wisdom from the CEO of Gazillion. Remember remember the 10th of November The Steam Machine and its Steam Link controller have been given a …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of May 25

Clearly, the big news of this week came out of Google I/O, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t fun (indie) game sales happening that might catch your attention. Ladies and gentlemen, here is this week’s TriplePoints of Interest! What intelligence does Android M have for us? (Cue spy music) Google I/O shook up Silicon Valley …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of May 18

A lot of fun news coming from Nintendo this week. The Nintendo World Championships are back this year and it looks like Bowser finally beat Mario to the top. Sort of! Here are our favorite news pieces from this week! Nintendo World Championships is back from 1990! Nintendo unveiled new details surrounding the Nintendo World …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of May 11

This appears to be a very numbers-driven week! Here is this week’s awesome collection of earnings and funding news you won’t want to miss! Kickstarter funds yet another major franchise revival…in 24 hours! Koji “IGA” Igarashi, the video game designer best known for his work on the Castlevania series, has stepped out on his own …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of May 4

Welcome to the first week of May and this week of TriplePoints of Interest. As we get closer to E3, we learn what is coming up for VR and what gamer lingo is being accepted into the English language! The VRevolution is coming Q1 2016! Oculus Rift has been given a real release timeframe and …

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TriplePoints of Interest – Week of April 27

It’s quite the understatement to say a lot went on this week. Here is a collection of the top news and hot button topics from the week! But above all else, I think we can conclude that video games are indeed good for you! Are eSports “real sports?” *drops 10 foot pole* ESPN aired Blizzard’s …