Monthly Archives: February 2016

eSports as a college course, lots of uncertainty for fantasy sports and big changes for Activision, Zynga and Kabam

zyngaEnjoy the weekend and get up to speed with this week’s gaming and tech industry news!

This past year gave us several indications of where the gaming industry is headed in 2016, with Mobile World Congress set to give us further insight into what the next twelve months will hold The 5 trends that will dictate mobile gaming’s evolution in 2016

Viewing the year ahead today, it is easy to imagine a number of wildly divergent trajectories for daily fantasy sports based on political, legal, economic, business model, consumer, and market pressures Daily fantasy sports outlook: No profits, lots of uncertainty, and dying unicorns Continue reading

A new game engine from Amazon, Yahoo jumping into eSports and the key players in mobile games

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Lumberyard, as they call it, is based on Crytek’s famous CryEngine, and can be used to develop games for both PC and consoles. It’s also free to download! Amazon Releases Its Own Game Engine For Free

In 2016, Stugan will take 20 aspiring game developers who will spend eight weeks with all expenses paid in a traditional Swedish cabin, or “Stugan” in the Swedish countryside, where it will be support and mentor them while they build their games Sweden’s Stugan game accelerator gets its first mobile game launch Continue reading

Ant Simulator team spends it all on booze and strippers, 2K joins the eSports race and Taylor Swift gets her own game!

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Guess…happens to the best of us! Ant Simulator Canceled After Team Spends the Money on Booze and Strippers

A total of 24 development studios across the UK are getting a cash injection in their businesses First winners of UK Games Fund revealed Continue reading