TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: AUGUST 19

In this week’s gaming news breakdown, Game Informer lost seven members of its editorial staff, pricing for the upcoming Apple Arcade was uncovered, and Sony continues to rival Microsoft with the acquisition of Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games. 

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: AUGUST 12

In this week’s gaming news, Ninja calls out Twitch for recommending other channels on his inactive Twitch account (including pornographic material), Discord released a new desktop streaming feature, and SEGA is releasing a new miniature console.

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: JULY 29

In this week’s gaming news breakdown, Ninja announces his departure from Twitch, Rockstar Games is in hot water for dodging UK corporation taxes, and GameStop let go of 50 regional managers. Famous Fortnite streamer, Ninja, swaps Twitch for MixerTyler Blevins, known as “Ninja” to the gaming community, has announced that he is leaving Amazon’s Twitch …

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: JULY 22

In this week’s gaming news, Nintendo faced a class-action lawsuit over a Joy-Con hardware issue, the U.K. Gambling Commission weighed in on the use of loot boxes, and a recent gaming study revealed the frequency and severity of harassment in online gaming.

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: JUNE 24

In this week’s gaming news breakdown, U.S. tariffs on video game consoles expected to cause problems during the holiday season, Newzoo reported that the global games market will see a large uptick in growth in 2019, and the developers at id Software, famous for the first-person shooter Doom, will be getting a documentary based on …

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: JUNE 17

In this week’s gaming news breakdown, Niantic launched its newest mobile AR game, industry giants EA and Epic Games addressed the UK government over their use of loot boxes, and YouTube faced hot water after child privacy violation accusations.

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: JUNE 3

In this week’s TPoI, YouTube strengthens live streaming policy in efforts to up their whack-a-mole approach to minors and sensitive content, Bungie announces that a new version of Destiny 2 will be available to play on Google Stadia, and Zynga launches a new mobile battle-royale game.

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: MAY 20

This week, the new “Playdate” console was announced, Tencent and Riot Games revealed plans to bring League of Legends to mobile, and Microsoft is creating a new mobile AR title called Minecraft Earth. New “Playdate” console coming in 2020 Panic, the studio behind the game Firewatch, will release a new handheld console in 2020. Dubbed …

TRIPLEPOINTS OF INTEREST: MAY 13

This week, Rockstar Games acquired Dhruva Interactive, PUBG Mobile released a gameplay management update, and a new gaming study provided an overview of the current gaming demographics. Rockstar Games acquires Dhruva Interactive Dhruva Interactive, India’s oldest game development studio, was acquired by Rockstar Games this week for $7.9M. Dhruva Interactive specializes in art and design, …