Ladies and gentlemen, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia’s foundation is to buy a lion’s share in SNK, a huge deal, and investment in the works, through his gaming firm Electronic Games Development Company.
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Despite India being a promising venue for games, there isn’t all sunshine and rainbows for the industry. A political spat and military tension between India and China caused a considerable dent in the gaming industry. Following military tensions at the border lead to a ban on 59 Chinese apps and six weeks later a ban was expanded to 118 more apps.
Addiction to anything is injurious, ladies and gentlemen, and China has recently revised its laws pertaining to internet addiction and minors. China has asked online service providers to restrict time and internet consumption limits for children. Of course they mean Game Addiction!
Some games show their supremacy right from the start, and MiHoYo’s Genshin Impact is one of them. This open-world action-adventure grossed more than $60m in its launch week and that only on mobile; App Store and Google Play.
Fall Guys of Mediatonic is the title, and the cute little beans have taken over the PlayStation Network and they are unstoppable at the moment. Fall Guys has become the most downloaded game in the history of PS Plus. The Mediatonic juggernaut has sold more than 7million units on Steam and stats show total world domination of this game. It has taken the gaming world by storm in mere months.
Spotify and Riot Games are working to create and launch several new League of Legendspodcasts. Untold Stories: Top Moments from Worlds, a 9-episode series leading up to the 10th League of Legends World Championship this fall, will be the first. Listeners will be able to hear about the top players and anthems through game highlights, recorded interviews, game sound effects, and new interviews with key players. Thanks to our extended partnership, we look forward to evolving this podcast over the years to come.
Epic Games is successfully placing the ongoing dispute in the limelight by using an in-game event for Fortnite. As our audience already knows that Apple has blocked Fortnite from its App Store, consequently, iOS users cannot get any new Fortnite updates, so now at the end of the ongoing season, Epic Games is closing off with the #FreeFortnite Cup. The FreeFortnite event will run across all platforms today, and it has to offer a lot of prizes based on the Epic VS Apple dispute, which also includes #FreeFortnite hats with a mockery of Apple’s logo.
Covid-19 & Gaming in a few words? A drastic change in mobile phone user behavior due to COVID19!
It is now without any doubt that the global pandemic has influenced many areas, domains, and technologies and the mobile phone industry is of no exception. App Annie is of the view that COVID-19 has “changed consumer behavior on mobile forever.”
Epic Games is on a roll! Someone has decided to go “epic” and has said that enough is enough. In the last couple of days, Epic Games and Apple locked horns and now the courts are involved.
All hell broke loose when Epic Games introduced a new payment method in Fortnite which bypassed Apple and its 30% fee, and not just that Epic also offered discounts to players if they purchased directly from them.
But this step from Epic Games breached Apple’s App Store policies and in turn, Apple responded aggressively and went all out on Epic Games by completely removing it from their App store.
Halo Infinite won’t see the daylight in 2020, as it is delayed to 2021!
But alas, Halo Infinite won’t be the one. But there are many other awesome confirmed games such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Gear Tactics, Dirt 5, Yakuza: like a Dragon, Watch Dogs: Legion.