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

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

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

2K Sports and “NBA 2K16” is jumping on the esports bandwagon and will be introducing esports to “2K16’s” Pro-Am mode 2K Ready To Slam Into the World of Esports

Glu Mobile has continued its roll-up of high-end social media celebrity brands, signing up singer Taylor Swift Glu continues its celebrity roll-up with a Taylor Swift mobile game due in 2016

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The title is an attempt to get the huge numbers of fans who are watching the Super Bowl at home to engage with a real-time game on their mobile phones Super Salvo Sports football strategy mobile game debuts for Super Bowl

We’ve known for a long time that gaming videos do well on YouTube, but now the video site is sharing some data on what exactly will get people watching YouTube Gaming’s trending list proves how different it is from Twitch

China’s stock market has had a bad year, but the country’s game industry remains strong and on track to grow dramatically over time Chinese mobile game revenues could double to $11.1B by 2019

New hires, investments and licensing deals point towards a stronger 2016 Glu Mobile shows revenue and profit decline in 2015

Bono, Dietrich, venture capital, and other weirdness saturated the headlines of a decade ago 10 Years Ago This Month – February 2006

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