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Amazon’s Twitch acquired social networking platform Bebo for under $25M to...

TechCrunch reports: "TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Bebo, one of the earlier platforms to let people share thoughts and media with their friends, has...

Synative lets game developers build playable Google Play demos

VentureBeat reports: "Synative has announced that developers can use its Synative Playable Studio to create playable game demos — a relatively new form of advertising — for...

Newzoo: Mobile, console install base to drive global games market to...

gamesindustry.biz reports: "The global games market is expected to bring in $152.1 billion in revenue for 2019, largely driven by the continued rise of...

Niantic files lawsuit against “hacker” group

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Niantic Inc is taking legal action against an "association of hackers" that has created unauthorised apps based on Ingress and Pokémon Go." Read...

E3 2019: The Most Important Stories from Gaming’s Biggest Week

The Verge reports: "E3 2019 has come to a close, and it’s been another wild week of gaming news. There were big reveals, flashy...

Nintendo “evaluating” streaming, but focused on physical and downloads

gamesindustry.biz reports: "While much of the industry is chasing the streaming model that has transformed music, TV and film, Nintendo is likely sticking to...

AppOnBoard acquires mobile game dev suite Buildbox

VentureBeat reports: "AppOnboard has acquired Buildbox, a platform that enables developers to create mobile games without knowing how to code. In 2018, the Buildbox suite...

Mobile games are losing to video in the battle for users’...

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Games remains the single most lucrative mobile app category, according to new data from App Annie, comprising 74% of consumer spending in...

Immortals esports acquires OpTic Gaming owner Infinite Sports & Entertainment

VentureBeat reports: "Immortals Gaming Club announced the acquisition of Infinite Esports & Entertainment, the parent company of OpTic Gaming. The deal values Infinite at more than...

Fortnite maker Epic Games buys video chat app Houseparty

The Verge reports: "The group video chat app Houseparty has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite. Houseparty had recently begun moving into gaming with features like...