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FuboTV launching pick’em games

FuboTV will launch pick’em games on in select US markets on June 19th, offering its viewers free-to-play sports contests directly integrated into the live TV streaming experience. Pick’em players in select markets will have seamless access to Fubo Sportsbook by scanning a QR code to place real-money wagers aligned with their picks. This marks the […]

June 16, 2022

Antstream Arcade partners with Irem, Tozai Games

Retro Arcade gaming platform Antstream Arcade has announced a deal with video game publisher Irem, which will see dozens of iconic hits from the arcade era added to Antstream’s library of games. Arcade hits originally produced by Tozai Games’ Co-founder and current Executive Producer Scott Tsumura, including legendary American football game 10-yard Fight, platformers like Lode Runner and Spelunker and […]

June 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Study: Smart TVs, gaming lead video accessibility

According to research by Interpret, smart TV makers and gaming companies have been some of the most aggressive in the entertainment arena to bring new accessibility features to market. While innovations related to visual disabilities have been among the most plentiful, new capabilities for auditory and physical / mobility have also emerged. Improvements for cognitive […]

April 8, 2022

Vegas hotel buys trio of gaming companies

The group behind the Las Vegas Sands hotel (the world’s largest operator of fully integrated resorts) has agreed to acquire three video game companies – Doppio, Oktagon, and Metagame Studio – via Fortis, a wholly owned subsidiary. The deal is said to be another step in Las Vegas Sands’ core mission to become an accessible […]

April 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

BAFTA Games Awards 2022: Winners announced

At the BAFTA Games Awards on April 7th, Returnal won Audio Achievement, Best Game and Music, and Performer in a Leading Role for Jane Perry, winning her first BAFTA. Two games won two BAFTAs each: It Takes Two won Multiplayer and Original Property, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart won Animation and Technical Achievement. Kimberly […]

April 8, 2022

Netflix acquires Boss Fight Entertainment

Netflix has announced the acquisition of Boss Fight Entertainment, the mobile game development studio responsible for the popular Dungeon Boss game. “Boss Fight Entertainment was founded in 2013 by David Rippy (CEO), Bill Jackson (CCO), and Scott Winsett (COO), whose work I’ve long admired. This studio’s extensive experience building hit games across genres will help […]

March 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Netflix launching interactive daily quiz

Netflix has announced Trivia Quest – a daily, interactive trivia series, based on etermax’s Trivia Crack, the multi-platform trivia franchise. Starting April 1st, Netflix will launch one new episode every day throughout the month (30 total). Adapting Trivia Crack’s game play, each episode features 24 questions (12 standard and 12 hard) across categories including science, […]

March 4, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Netflix: Game On!

Netflix has confirmed the launch of Netflix games on mobile, a likely development since the July hiring of gaming industry veteran Mike Verdu. “We love games, whether it’s physical games (Floor Is Lava), mind games (The Circle) or Squid Game,” said Verdu, the platform’s VP, Game Development. “And we love entertaining our members. That’s why we’re […]

November 3, 2021

Report: Gameplay time on Samsung TVs grows

A new report from Samsung Ads Europe, the media and advertising division of Samsung Electronics, reveals Gamers are spending more time gaming per day across Samsung TVs in EU5 territories with significant double-digit growth (+21 per cent) since January. Samsung Ads Europe refers to Gamers as game consoles connected to a Samsung TV that played […]

November 12, 2020