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Bank: Challenging year ahead for games

Investment bank Jefferies, which recently opened up detailed coverage of the video games industry, says that from interviews and discussions it has had with investors who generally remain “bullish” on the sector, but view the next 12 months for the sector as challenging. Jefferies says the sentiment overall was one of “let’s talk next year”, […]

February 24, 2023

Five Nights at Freddy’s actors attending MCM Comic Con

All the way from Freddy Fazbear’s Mega Pizza Plex, Five Nights at Freddy’s actors Kellen Goff and Marta Svetek have been announced as the first guests for MCM London in May 2023. Goff voices Funtime Freddy and The Daycare Attendant in the franchise, whilst his voice credits also include Attack on Titan, One Piece, Beyblade […]

December 16, 2022By Nik Roseveare

LG Electronics launches UltraGear OLED gaming monitors

LG Electronics is exhibiting its latest line-up of premium UltraGear OLED gaming monitors (models 27GR95QE and 45GR95QE) at CES 2023. The new UltraGear monitors demonstrate LG’s leadership in the fast-growing OLED category and its continuing strength in the global gaming display market. Equipped with a 240Hz OLED panel, which is exclusively manufactured by LG, the […]

December 12, 2022

Tiki becomes Global Distribution Partner for The Game Awards 2022

Tiki, a short video community, in its endeavor to strive for a robust and evolved short video ecosystem in India, has announced its partnership with The Games Awards as their Global Distribution Partner in India. With this, Tiki has gone the extra mile to contribute to the fastest-growing segment of the media and entertainment industry […]

December 7, 2022

GAME launches ‘Never Grow Up!’ campaign

GAME has partnered with independent media agency, The Specialist Works, and What’s Possible Creative Studio to launch its latest campaign, encouraging audiences to embrace their silly and “Never Grow Up!”. Previously known for its wide range of games and consoles, GAME is expanding its offering to also include toys, board games, tech, collectables, and more, […]

November 7, 2022

Mayor of London renews investment in London’s games sector

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has committed over £1 million in funding to Games London, the city’s groundbreaking programme supporting the video games sector. ​ The funding from the Greater London Authority will support Games London’s programme of events and activities for the next three years, up to 2025. Games London’s programme will generate revenue […]

October 18, 2022

The Switch hires JD Wu

The Switch has announced the appointment of esports broadcasting expert and former competitive gamer JD Wu as Director of Business Development Esports. Wu, who previously held several senior broadcasting roles with Riot Games, will take the strategic lead on The Switch’s continued expansion into esports in the newly created position, further building its live production […]

October 6, 2022

Netflix rolls out game handles

Netflix is rolling out the ability to create game handles to deliver a more personalised gameplay experience throughout its mobile games catalogue. With game handles, Netflix subscribers will be able to create a unique public username that can be used across all Netflix games, helping players to discover and make friends, and play with each […]

September 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Netflix creating internal game studio in Finland

Netflix has announced that it is creating an internal game development studio in Helsinki, Finland. The studio will be led by Marko Lastikka, Zynga’s vice president, as its director, and it will become Netflix’s fourth game studio upon completion. In a blog post, Amir Rahimi, VP of Game Studios at Netflix, said: “This is another […]

September 27, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Research: Gaming drives greater spend than video viewing

Gaming and video viewing are among a wide range of media activities competing for user attention across a broad set of demographics. US consumers spend five times longer per day watching video than they do playing games, however, according to Ampere Analysis’s report The future of the Attention Economy: Games vs. Video, more money is […]

September 15, 2022