In the first TriplePoints of Interest of 2017, the big stories this week center around an Overwatch milestone, Switch prediction, and a new tabletop-focused version of PAX. It’s 2017. Welcome to the future! Overwatch Hits 25 million Player Milestone Overwatch, Blizzard’s competitive team-based shooter that debuted in May 2016, now has more than 25 million …
Tis the season for gift guides. You can’t click a link in a google search without tripping over a “10 best tech gifts” story. One category of guide is always missing though: what to get for content creators. More accurately, this guide is for the friend/parent/significant other of a content creator. One of the great …
It’s been a big week in the news for Twitch — first, Twitch releases a new tool to fix Twitch Chat. Also this week Twitch goes back to its vlogging roots with a new channel called “IRL.” And, while it’s not streamable yet, but Super Mario Run is finally live on iOS!
New Chinese law mandates loot box odds must be published by gaming studios, esports is coming to the White House, and GamesIndustry.biz posted an annual shortlist of influential individuals and teams in the video game industry — all in this week’s edition of TriplePoints of Interest!
Welcome back to our roundup of the top news in tech and games! This week Facebook launches an in-app game library, more than 4,200 games have been released on Steam this year, and The Game Awards 2016 winners were announced!
This week in TriplePoints of Interest the NES Classic sells out immediately, HTC has an add-on that makes the Vive wireless, and Blizzard tests out a new esports ecosystem with the Overwatch League!
Conventions and the video game industry go hand-in-hand: there’s the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), Germany’s Gamescom, Comic-Cons, and more. Other than QuakeCon (and EA Play this year), it’s rare for publishers to host their own consumer-facing “mega event.” Most companies like Capcom, Ubisoft, and Nintendo share the stage and make special reveals during E3 (which …
This week: Steam games need real screenshots to make it onto the store; Super League Gaming and Riot Games join forces to bring League of Legends to movie theaters; and BlizzCon 2016 kicks off!
It would be an understatement to say a lot went on this week. Here is a collection of the top tech and gaming news for the week of October 17th! Get a first look at Nintendo’s next game system, the Nintendo Switch; Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming in fall of 2017; and unionized video …
In this week’s TriplePoints of Interest esports is taking away from traditional sports viewing time, Sony is releasing numerous mobile games in early 2018, and Valve is adding native DualShock 4 support to Steam.
In this week’s TriplePoints of Interest Amazon levels up with Twitch Prime, Oculus held its third annual keynote, and Universal Pictures has optioned the movie rights to Gears of War.
In this week’s TriplePoints of Interest the NBA becomes esports’ greatest ally, indie game Firewatch is heading to movie theaters, and Battlerite is Steam’s current top seller and newest MOBA.
There’s been tons of branding shifts, from Blizzard renaming its multiplayer game service Battle.net; Riot Games’ new title is a board game; and Ubisoft launching its very book publishing house to boost its cross-media brand power — all in this week’s TPOI!
This week in TriplePoints of Interest includes gaming highlights from the 2016 Apple press conference, Sony unveils the new PlayStation 4 Pro, World of Warcraft: Legion sells more than 3.3 million copies in 24 hours, and several major North American esports organizations formed the Professional Esports Association.
For this week’s TPoI: former HBO Sports president joins the World Esports Asssociation; PlayStation 3 games are coming soon to PC; and Overwatch fans are finding hints at a new hero to come.