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Diversity isn't just about inclusion in gaming - it's smart business, too

Diversity isn't just about inclusion in gaming - it's smart business, too

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Diversity and inclusion isn't just about an initiative or program that serves a specific function for a specific underrepresented group of people in a given industry. D&I is...
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Language is the ‘bare minimum' of culturalization in game development

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Adapting your game for other countries goes far beyond translation and localization. Story, mechanics, and monetization must fit the culture.
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E3, Gamescom, and other big events remain vital to the game industry

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Major game events have played a significant role in creating excitement, even when the pandemic forced organizers to host events online.
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Mergers and acquisitions: Behind game industry deals during a pandemic

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Games saw more than 1,500 deals worth $43 billion during 2020, making it the industry darling. What's in store in 2021?
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‘Balance that in-app economy' and other game monetization pearls of wisdom

‘Balance that in-app economy' and other game monetization pearls of wisdom

6 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Some "best practices" for game monetization are just that - best. Others aren't myths. And they're continually in flux.
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The Crash Bandicoot creator who now runs Facebook's gaming operation reflects on a tough 2020: 'It's hard to say there have been many upsides.'

The Crash Bandicoot creator who now runs Facebook's gaming operation reflects on a tough 2020: 'It's hard to say there have been many upsides.'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The COVID-19 pandemic has hit industries of all stripes around the world, and gaming is no expection. Esports tournaments have been canceled and hardware...
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The Best Mouse for Every Kind of Gamer

3 days ago   |   Wired

Whether you're into esports or casual fragging, these are the greatest gaming mice we've tested.
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Hitman 3 is fun, what's coming from Nintendo, and more | GB Decides 178

17 days ago   |   Venture Beat

GamesBeat Decides that Hitman 3 is good, and nothing you can say or do will ever change that fact. Also, some news happened.
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Chicago Park District adds esports to its recreational program

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Park District hosted its inaugural esports tournament, giving 64 teens, playing remotely on their own consoles, the chance to be declared city champion in the video...
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How Riot Games is gunning for its second big esport with Valorant

How Riot Games is gunning for its second big esport with Valorant

1 month ago   |   Venture Beat

Riot Games spent a decade building League of Legends into a huge esports phenomenon. Now its next big bet is Valorant.
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Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

A federal judge, citing a lawsuit by the Texas Attorney General, has issued a two-week temporary restraining order shutting down US President Joe Biden's effort to halt all... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators support his motion to declare trial unconstitutional

Only five Republican senators opposed a motion by colleague Rand Paul to declare Donald Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional, signaling that Democrats won't have enough... Read more ...

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

President Joe Biden had his first call with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, raising concerns about the arrest of opposition figure Alexei Navalny while pressing the Russian leader... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Police say recordings show Robert Kraft paying for sex acts at a Florida spa, but a misdemeanor solicitation charge against the New England Patriots owner was dropped. Read more ...