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PlayStation just made a big TV commercial push for Ghost of Tsushima

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Gaming industry TV ad spend saw a 5.39% decrease in July, dipping down to an estimated $17.8 million from June's $18.7 million.
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Nintendo surges after reporting a 428% profit spike driven by gamers flocking to Animal Crossing amid the pandemic

Nintendo surges after reporting a 428% profit spike driven by gamers flocking to Animal Crossing amid the pandemic

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Nintendo surged as much as 6% on Thursday after the video game company said first quarter earnings soared 428% while sales more than doubled. Video game companies have seen a...
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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

5 days 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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This golf pushcart retailer saw sales plummet 30% during the US-China trade war. Then COVID-19 made it an unexpected winner of the pandemic

This golf pushcart retailer saw sales plummet 30% during the US-China trade war. Then COVID-19 made it an unexpected winner of the pandemic

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Oregon-based small business ProActive Sports is the American distributor of Clicgear, a Chinese-made golf pushcart described as the "Rolls Royce of pushcarts." At the height of...
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The best deals on Xbox One consoles, controllers, and games right now - including $20 off 'Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath'

The best deals on Xbox One consoles, controllers, and games right now - including $20 off 'Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath'

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Xbox One X is still the most powerful video game console on the market, and Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One games will be playable on its upcoming Xbox Series X as...
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Internal source code from 50 high-profile companies including Microsoft, Disney, and Nintendo has been leaked and posted online for people to access

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

A Swiss developer has pulled source code from 50 high-profile companies, including Microsoft and Nintendo, and published it in a public online repository on GitLab. The leak of...
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Paper Mario: The Origami King can't dethrone The Last of Us: Part II when it comes to TV ads

Paper Mario: The Origami King can't dethrone The Last of Us: Part II when it comes to TV ads

16 days ago   |   Venture Beat

From mid-June to mid-July, the gaming industry - largely propelled by PlayStation - had a modest 5.05% increase in TV ad impressions over 30 days.
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Microsoft's new Xbox is actually the next step in an ambitious master plan to shake up the video game industry, and end the rivalry with PlayStation forever

Microsoft's new Xbox is actually the next step in an ambitious master plan to shake up the video game industry, and end the rivalry with PlayStation forever

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

This holiday season, both Microsoft and Sony are planning to launch next-generation game consoles: the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 , respectively. Though the two...
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18 Lego sets that will bring out the inner brick builder in any adult

18 Lego sets that will bring out the inner brick builder in any adult

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

Lego is one of the few toys that transcend age. It's enjoyed by everyone, including adults. Don't disregard Lego as simple building bricks. Lego sets can be highly difficult to...
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Is the Apple App Store a monopoly?

19 days ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. This is Fortune writer Aric Jenkins, filling in for Adam. The eye-popping 30% fee that Apple charges developers to conduct sales through its App Store is fair and...
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Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and was mentioned on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information... Read more ...

Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as slowing new coronavirus cases sparked hopes of a demand recovery. West Texas Intermediate crude rose 2.4% to $42.94 per barrel, while... Read more ...

Inovio Pharmaceuticals sheds 12% after earnings miss, update on its COVID-19...

Inovio Pharmaceuticals sheds 12% after earnings miss, update on its COVID-19 vaccine

Inovio Pharmaceuticals reported quarterly earnings results Monday that missed Wall Street's expectations. Shares of the pharmaceutical company shed 12% in premarket trading... Read more ...

Lucid Air claims a stunning 517-mile range, making the $100,000 luxury sedan...

Lucid Air claims a stunning 517-mile range, making the $100,000 luxury sedan 'the world's longest range electric vehicle'

Lucid announced that its debut car, the Lucid Air, has an estimated EPA range of 517 miles on Tuesday. Lucid's range smashes the Tesla Model S's record of 402 miles. Range... Read more ...

The coronavirus is proving 'exceptionally difficult to stop' warns the World...

The coronavirus is proving 'exceptionally difficult to stop' warns the World Health Organisation as global cases surpass 20 million

The World Health Organisation says the coronavirus is proving 'exceptionally difficult to stop.' The WHO's comments came as the overall confirmed number of global cases reached... Read more ...

McDonald's former CEO was just named in a lawsuit after investigation finds...

McDonald's former CEO was just named in a lawsuit after investigation finds he had sexual relationships with employees. Here are 18 major changes he made during his 4 years at the helm of the fast-food giant

McDonald's filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing former CEO Steve Easterbrook of lying about sexual relationships with multiple coworkers during his last year at the company. The... Read more ...

Fauci has questioned whether Russia's coronavirus vaccine is safe amid...

Fauci has questioned whether Russia's coronavirus vaccine is safe amid concerns nations are cutting corners to win the vaccine race

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday that Russia has approved a coronavirus vaccine for mass production. The drug - named Sputnik V in reference to Russia's Cold... Read more ...

Secret Gyms And The Economics Of Prohibition

Secret Gyms And The Economics Of Prohibition

COVID-19 safeguards have created a black market for gyms. (Image credit: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even...

Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even though conferences are cancelling games because they don't think it's safe

President Donald Trump is urging college football authorities to press ahead with the fall season despite the coronavirus continuing to spread in the US. Several conferences... Read more ...

Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The...

Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The Young

Stock trading has become easier and cheaper than ever. And people stuck at home during the pandemic have flocked to it. But have venues like Robinhood made it too risky for... Read more ...