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DraftKings Shows 30% Q1 Upswing In Sports Betting Revenue, Does Not...

Deadline reports: "DraftKings reported a 30% upswing in first-quarter revenue from its core sports betting operations as wider legalization offset the impact of COVID-19." Read...

US video game sales have record quarter, as consumers stay at...

TechCrunch reports: "New numbers from NPD confirm what we’ve known for a while: the first quarter of 2020 was a very good one for...

Game of War developer Machine Zone acquired by AppLovin

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Mobile tools provider AppLovin has acquired Machine Zone, the studio behind popular strategy title Game of War: Fire Age. The studio becomes...

Epic Games: Unreal Engine 5 will bring a generational change to...

VentureBeat reports: "Epic Games took the wraps off its Unreal Engine 5 today, showing in a demo video how the game engine behind Fortnite...

Surge in packaged games drive Sega’s full-year sales to $3.4bn

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Japanese publisher Sega has released its full-year financial results, showing growth across the board. The publisher reported net sales of ¥366.6 billion...

Despite the economy, LA’s Maple Media is hunting for app acquisitions

TechCrunch reports: "Over the past three years the Los Angeles-based startup Maple Media has amassed a portfolio of roughly thirty companies and one hundred...

Streaming startup Parsec raises $7m in funding

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The streaming tech startup Parsec has raised $7 million in a series A round, led by Makers Fund. Lerer Hippeau, NextView Ventures,...

Xbox “set some wrong expectations” for next-gen livestream

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Xbox and Ubisoft have appeased disappointed fans following a livestream promising the first "gameplay" reveals for the Xbox Series X." Read more

Electronic Arts shifts playbook for all-digital esports events

VentureBeat reports: "Like everyone else in esports, Electronic Arts has been forced to pivot to digital esports and competitive gaming events because of the...

Rogue Games raises $2 million to expand indie game publishing

VentureBeat reports: "Rogue Games has raised $2 million in funding to expand its business of publishing indie games across a variety of platforms. Runa...