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Nintendo fuels rebound in game industry TV ad spend in February

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. After a relatively quiet January, video game brands upped their TV ad budgets in February by 34%, to a total of $16.6 million. Not only did Nintendo account for 81.3% of that outlay, it had 74.1% of the total airings. Overall, 15 brands aired 41 spots 4,497 times, generating 682.6 million TV ad…
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Apex Legends adds a permanent solo option as it launches on Switch

I never got into Apex Legends as much as some other people. The reasons for that came down to how I play battle royale games. With Apex Legends, developer Respawn Entertainment emphasized team-based combat and cooperation on three-player squads. I primarily play battle royales on my own, and then I dabble with the team modes once I’m more comfortable with a game. But now, as Apex Legends…
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What a new Nintendo Switch actually needs

Bloomberg reported yesterday that a new version of the Nintendo Switch is on its way later this year. It will come with a 7-inch, 720p-resolution OLED display. When docked, it can run games at 4K. Nintendo has not confirmed any of this, but there’s little reason to doubt…
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5th Cell’s fast-paced strategy game Castlehold launches on Steam

5th Cell has launched its latest game, Castlehold, on Steam Early Access. Castelhold is a free-to-play strategy game. While many strategy titles feature long matches on huge maps, Castlehold has faster-paced battles. It has you playing characters with cards that you can then send out on a hexagon map to take over castles and fight the enemy. It’s a bit like Hearthstone meets Advance Wars.
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Fortnite developer Epic buys Fall Guys studio Mediatonic

One of the most popular live-service multiplayer hits of 2020 is joining forces with Fortnite developer Epic Games. Epic announced today that it has acquired Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout studio Mediatonic. Epic and Mediatonic did not confirm the details of their deal. But the two companies did say that the game won’t change for existing players on PC or PlayStation or soon on Xbox and Nintendo…
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