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Apple has removed almost 42,000 games so far in App Store licensing purge in China

Apple has removed almost 42,000 games so far in App Store licensing purge in China

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

To comply with Chinese law, Apple has removed nearly 42,000 games from its App Store in China because they didn't have proper licenses.
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CryptoKitties creator Dapper Labs raises $11.4 million for consumer-focused Flow blockchain

14 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Dapper Labs has raised $11.4 million in funding from NBA stars Andre Iguodala and others to build a consumer-focused Flow blockchain.
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Nintendo Switch hits 61.4 million sold, Animal Crossing tops 22. 4 million

Nintendo Switch hits 61.4 million sold, Animal Crossing tops 22. 4 million

19 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Nintendo has sold more than 61.4 million Switch hybrid game consoles, and it has sold more than 22.4 million copies of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
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Zynga beats Q2 2020 expectations with bookings up 38% to $518 million

Zynga beats Q2 2020 expectations with bookings up 38% to $518 million

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Zynga reported record revenue and bookings in the second quarter ended June 30 as more people turned to social mobile games in the pandemic.
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Zynga is acquiring hypercasual mobile game firm Rollic for at least $168 million

Zynga is acquiring hypercasual mobile game firm Rollic for at least $168 million

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Zynga has agreed to buy Istanbul-based Rollic, a fast-growing hypercasual mobile game company, as part of its latest effort to expand via acquisition.
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Blackout Blitz creator Big Run Studios raises $5.25 million for casual mobile games

Blackout Blitz creator Big Run Studios raises $5.25 million for casual mobile games

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Big Run Studios, maker of Blackout Blitz, has raised $5.25 million in seed round funding, led by game investment firm Transcend Fund.
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Call of Duty: Warzone Season Five opens up the stadium to combat

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Call of Duty: Warzone Season Five features some gameplay changes such as a major change to the center of the map including playing inside the map's stadium.
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Sony's PS5 production on track for holiday launch

Sony's PS5 production on track for holiday launch

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Sony said that the launch of the PlayStation 5 video game console is on track for the launch during the 2020 holiday season.
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Niko Partners: Esports generated $519 million in Asia in 2019, growth continues in pandemic

Niko Partners: Esports generated $519 million in Asia in 2019, growth continues in pandemic

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Esports generated $519 million in revenue in 2019 in Asia, making the region the No. 1 in the world for esports revenue, and it continues to grow now.
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The DeanBeat: Did gaming peak in Q2? Nope. Maybe it just got started

The DeanBeat: Did gaming peak in Q2? Nope. Maybe it just got started

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

The NBA is back. So is Major League Baseball, sort of. Other sports may find their way back as well. As these demands on our entertainment time return, does it follow that...
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Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty has won the Tennessee Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat behind the endorsement of President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

It's a familiar feeling for many Americans. Read more ...

President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

The move turns up the pressure on negotiations over the popular video app's future through a potential sale. Read more ...

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home for the next 14 days, state officials said. Read more ...

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York's attorney general is suing the National Rifle Association, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking... Read more ...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely active season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated its 2020 Hurricane Season Outlook. Read more ...

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

These 40 products could help you get better sleep tonight

You deserve a more satisfying slumber. Read more ...

Milwaukee Bucks beat Miami, clinch No. 1 seed in East

Milwaukee Bucks beat Miami, clinch No. 1 seed in East

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 33 points each, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a huge early deficit to get a 130-116 win over the Miami Heat on Thursday to... Read more ...

Former Trinity star Rondale Moore declares for 2021 NFL Draft

Former Trinity star Rondale Moore declares for 2021 NFL Draft

Former Trinity stand-out and current Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore will forgo his junior season and prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft Read more ...

15-year-old Glenbard South student found stabbed in the chest: police

15-year-old Glenbard South student found stabbed in the chest: police

GLENVIEW, Ill. - Glenview police are investigating the village's first murder since 2004 after a 15-year-old boy was found stabbed in the chest. According to the police... Read more ...