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Global Mobile and Wearable Gaming Technologies Markets Report 2017

Dublin, Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Mobile and Wearable Gaming Technologies: Global Markets” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. The Global Market for Mobile and Wearable Gaming will Grow from $39.0 Billion in 2016 to $65.4 Billion by 2021 with a CAGR of 10.9% Report Includes An overview of the global mobile and wearable gaming market Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015 and 2016, and projections of …

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is getting a refined version of Dust2

If you know anything about Counter-Strike – heck, if you’ve spent time in the proximity of anybody who knows anything about Counter-Strike – you know that Dust2 is the defining map of the game. More than one CS player will tell you it’s the only map they play. Check out all the latest CS:GO updates. But Dust2 has been out of CS:GO’s Active Duty rotation since earlier this year, taking the game’s most iconic map …

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Calgarian’s puzzle game goes global with Nintendo Switch

Calgarian Radu Muresan’s game Semispheres is one of about 100 games available on Nintendo Switch. Supplied Radu Muresan is celebrating some significant milestones as a game developer. The Calgarian’s game Semispheres launched on Nintendo Switch last week and the puzzle game is also slated for another platform in about a month, PlayStation Vita.  Getting the game accepted to Nintendo Switch this early in the gaming console’s life cycle is “an honour,” said Muresan, as currently …

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Global Gaming Market Is Massive and Growing: 3 Top Stocks to Buy Now

Go ahead, admit it. When you think of gaming you think of some nerdy teenager locked in his room, playing some shoot em’ up game for hours on end, with soda cans and potato chips everywhere. The fact of the matter is over the past 20 years gaming has skyrocketed in popularity, and what once was almost entirely a console driven world, has jumped onto smartphones with mobile gaming in a huge way. A recent …

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Nielsen Esports Brings Global Viewer Analytics To Gaming

Nielsen Media Research, established by market analyst Arthur Nielsen, has become the definitive rating system for television since expanding into that market in the 50s. Now, they’re widening their scope and taking on the gaming world with the newly formed Nielsen Esports. Reported by ESPN, Nielsen’s Esports analytics platform will be tracking growth and engagement for sponsors and advertisers. A byproduct of this will be a defined impact for those that question the staying …

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OpTic Gaming finish undefeated in Group Green of the CWL Global Pro League

The regular season for Stage Two of the Call of Duty World League Global Pro League came to an end with a bang as OpTic Gaming continued their flawless play to become the only undefeated team in season two. In Stage One, OpTic was the only team to go a perfect 6-0 in the regular season—and they continued that trend into the second season of the CWL GPL. OpTic took down Epsilon and Team EnVyUs …

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Nintendo admits that demand for the Switch has “surpassed” global estimates

The Nintendo Switch being such a success means that the console is sold out everywhere right now, with stocks expected to hopefully trickle into stores at some point this month. Low stock supplies have even led to high street retailer GAME citing the lack of Switch consoles as part of its recent profit warning, it’s that big of a deal. Talking to MCV, Nintendo UK explains that global demand for the Switch has totally outstripped …

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Nintendo UK Reiterates That Switch Demand Has “Surpassed” Global Estimates

The Nintendo Switch has been a popular product since its launch back in March. Sales have surpassed many expectations and it is expected to keep on being a hot property going into the Holiday season – if demand can be met. UK retail store GAME recently spoke about the level of supply provided by Nintendo being lower than expected, and because of this sales were impacted.  On that topic a Nintendo UK representative further confirmed …

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Xbox Scorpio release date UPDATE – Microsoft console in line for global launch | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox Scorpio’s holiday 2017 release date doesn’t just apply to the UK, US and Europe. Ahead of Microsoft’s E3 2017 conference in Los Angeles, the company announced its plans for other regions. Most notably, the Xbox One successor will be released in China by the end of the year. This is in stark contrast to the Xbox One, which didn’t launch in China until 2014 due to a ban on the sale of foreign consoles. It’s an …

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Gigabyte gives global launch-dates to its gaming laptops

We were a little surprised when Gigabyte announced it’s ultra compact Aero 15 gaming laptop a month ahead of Computex this year, but after seeing the impressive range of revamped performance gaming laptops, it makes sense to have launched it a little early.  In addition to putting forward the latest iteration of the P57 (v7) at Computex 2017, Gigabyte showcased an all new P56XT performance-focused gaming laptop. With a reasonably conservative black plastic case design …

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How to play the ‘ARMS’ Global Testpunch on Nintendo Switch this weekend – BGR

While Super Mario Odyssey and Splatoon 2 are sure to hog the spotlight on the Switch in the second half of 2017, there’s another first-party game from Nintendo that has piqued our interest. ARMS — a fighting game that utilizes motion controls — will be the first big Switch game to launch after E3 2017 and will serve as the bridge to Splatoon 2, which doesn’t come out for the Switch until late July. If seeing the …

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Counter-Strike Global Offensive IEM Sydney

After two days of the group stages earlier in the week, the playoffs are officially underway at Intel Extreme Masters Sydney at Qudos Bank Arena. In front of a loud and ruckus Australian crowd, SK Gaming and FaZe Clan punched their tickets to the grand finals with a pair of vastly different semifinal series on Saturday. The 2017 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Hub is your stop for all the information you need about the EPL, ELeague, …

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Uniqlo’s global Nintendo shirt contest reveals winning designs

Japanese clothing company Uniqlo recently held a contest for fan submitted Nintendo styles. Artists and designers the world over all did their best, and today the results have been shared with the world. Check out the video to see a handful of the styles.    It’s no surprise that a Mario design’s the star of the show, and we’ll admit that pixelated pattern is definitely eye-catching and iconic. The second place Splatoon style speaks to …

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Gaming is a bigger global industry than movies — but that’s not the story

Story Highlights GPU makers NVIDIA and AMD are in increasing demand to power machine learning and virtual reality Game engines are now powering virtual reality experiences for corporations and consumers Increasingly, companies are using game mechanics to influence gig economy workers, employees and consumers Gaming is serious business. In 2016, the gaming industry was estimated to be close to $100 billion. In comparison, the global box-office sales (for movies) was less than $40 billion in …

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Tencent to launch global digital games platform to rival Steam, called WeGame

Chinese owners of Riot Games, Tencent, are going global with a rebranded digital distribution platform, now called WeGame. It could well be Steam’s biggest competitor.  More options when buying stuff from our upcoming PC games list can only be better, right?  Previously, WeGame was called the Tencent Games Platform. It already has 200 million users in China alone. For comparison, Steam had 125 million active users worldwide, as of 2015.  Tencent not only own Riot …

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