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Since its release on iOS last March, Fortnite has made over $500 million on the platform. Sensor Tower reports that since its release, Fornite on iOS made an average of $1.53 million per day. Apple takes a 30% cut of the revenue, equating to $150 million. US players were responsible for $320 million of the half a billion total, that took the game 326 days to reach. Fortnite reached ...read more
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Pokemon Go has announced two weekends that will take place later in February. As widely expected, Pokemon Go announced that they would be holding a Valentine's Day event in a newsletter recently distributed to fans. The event will feature increased spawns of certain pink Pokemon, but no other details were announced. This follows similar events in 2017 and 2018 that also centered around pink ...read more
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Fortnite views accounted for over 10%, with over one billion hours viewed. The platform saw a growth in viewership of over 25% compared to 2017, according to StreamElements (via VentureBeat), which translates to an additional 506 million hours watched. YouTube Live was up 104% compared to 2017, and while the total hours watched were nowhere near Twitch’s numbers, the growth represents an ...read more
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How are we already reporting on this? It feels like it has been a blink of an eye since E3 2018 but somehow E3 2019 is already rapidly approaching. Time doesn’t make sense. Anyway, since E3 2019 is now less than six months away, the ESA is already beginning to get the ball rolling. Today, it was announced that registration for the event will begin very soon. Starting next week on February 6, ...read more
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In news that is sure to have Netflix quaking in their boots, Fortnite is about to get a whole lot more compelling to play on smartphones. While the iOS and Android versions of the game have thus far relied on touch screen controls (and done a pretty good job of it, judging by how popular the game seems to be on mobile), now, you shall be able to play even this version of the game with proper ...read more
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While game-streaming services aren’t too high in demand at the moment, there are a lot of companies looking into the option as a viable source of entertainment for the future. Sony is slowly expanding its PlayStation Now service into new markets; and Microsoft reportedly wants to offer up a streaming-only console sometime down the road, though nothing’s been finalized just yet. Now it appears ...read more
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The portable market currently lies uncontested by any but Nintendo. The PS Vita is going to be meeting its end this year, and only Nintendo, with the Switch and the 3DS (which they insist on keeping around for some reason) currently sell any system to cater to that niche of the gaming market. However, that may be changing soon, and another player might be entering the fray to offer a device ...read more
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A much-rumored GeForce GTX 1660 has all but been confirmed via a leaked photo that is reportedly sourced from an NVIDIA board partner meeting. This means that we may very well be seeing the introduction of a new line of midrange video cards coming from NVIDIA that will occupy the space in between the 10 series and the newer high-end cards in the RTX 20 series. The rumors surrounding this new ...read more
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Bad news for the few people still using Windows 10 mobile. Support for the mobile OS is ending later this year. For everybody else, here’s your reminder that it exists, but also that it is dying. Microsoft quietly announced [via The Verge] that it will stop releasing security and software updates on December 10. That will also be the date that Windows 10 mobile tech support will end. Device ...read more
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The sudden deletion of Machinima’s entire archive of YouTube videos came as a surprise to many of its current and former contributors, who noticed the channel had gone dark Friday. “Wow… they finally went ahead and deleted everything we’d ever done,” tweeted RickyFTW, who co-hosts the YouTube series Internet Today. Actress and writer Felicia Day said the Dragon Age: Redemption ...read more
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