Oculus starts off the week with the highly anticipated Rift launch, Blizzard listens to its fans and pulls a controversial pose from Overwatch, and Twitch takes a gamble on mobile-MOBA Vainglory — all in this week’s TPOI!
In this week’s news, Apple held its keynote event, Japanese business press spread rumors about the end of the Wii U’s line and Microsoft tries to launch a social AI which goes horribly wrong.
The games industry is a tumultuous one. Competition is fierce and studios have to keep up with the times or find themselves left in the dust. This week, Fable Legends was deemed unworthy by Microsoft Studios and was canceled, Riot Games looked to expand their portfolio by acquiring Radiant Entertainment, and the new launch of …
The Dota 2 Shanghai Major is taking place this week, but not without a few bumps and drama. With Valve’s public firing of 2GD and laggy streams, the tournament has definitely managed to turn a few heads…In more positive news, two gaming companies have made Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For list and Yahoo …
In this week’s TPoI: the DICE Summit hands out awards, including their Game of the Year, Kabam refocuses its company and cuts back on staffing, and Elite Daily covers eSports’ role in gender equality.
Watch out Oculus – GameStop has confirmed that Sony’s PlayStation VR is coming this fall, in this week’s TPOI. Twitch also makes a big announcement as they schedule their next TwitchCon in sunny San Diego. Apple also takes a stand against a federal court order related to the San Bernardino shooter.
Gaming is becoming more and more integrated into mainstream culture. Players and viewership are rising, and nothing can say that better than the phenomenal 2015 streaming platform Twitch had. Larger companies have taken note too as Amazon jumps into the game development sector with their newest game engine, Lumberyard. Yahoo is also joining in the …
Following the highly anticipated release of Jonathan Blow’s The Witness, we finally dig into the outstanding first week numbers! In other major news, Glu Mobile looks to recover from a shaky 2015 financial report, while Blizzard’s Hearthstone shakes up the game with new game modes and more deck slots!
The video game craze shows no signs of stopping! This week, SuperData Research reported a total of $61.3 billion in digital-game revenue, EA chooses its own consumer event over E3, and Mortal Kombat is coming to TV through The CW.
Is 2016 shaping up to be the year of eSports? This week, studies show that eSports viewership is on the rise, Blizzard invests in competitive Heroes of the Storm, and a former Sony exec launches his first game on Kickstarter.
The world’s most famous YouTuber starts his own multi-channel network, Amazon Prime offers gamers a sweet discount on pre-orders and new launches, and ESPN launches their new eSports segment – all on this week’s TPoI!
Bouncing back from the brief holiday break, game companies have been leaping into action for an exciting 2016 year to come. MLG has been sold to Activision Blizzard who plans on using the eSports organization to build their media empire, and Oculus Rift launches pre-orders along with a hefty price tag. Steam Spy takes a …
This week: new challengers approach the arena in Super Smash Bros., Riot Games gets bought by Tencent, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens kicks off to a great start!
Konami and Kojima stir up controversy at this year’s Game Awards, PlayStation makes big announcements for their future projects, and playing Super Mario 3D World gives our brains a boost in this week’s TriplePoints of Interest!
Move out of the way, Mickey Mouse! There’s a new crew speeding through to a TV near you, and it’s Mario and his gang! This week, Disney hops aboard the eSports hype train, the ‘Terran God’ retires, and Microsoft asks for your best HoloLens ideas.