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Misfit Gaming raises $35M as it focuses on media revenues

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Misfits Gaming Group has raised $35 million in funding in a round led by The E.W. Scripps Company as Misfits focuses on esports media revenues. Scripps itself will invest $10 million into Misfits’ global esports organization, which includes its two Florida esports franchises and other properties. With its…
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Newzoo: Mobile games will grow 4.4% in 2021 to $90.7B

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Mobile games will grow 4.4% in 2021 to $90.7 billion, according to the latest report from market researcher Newzoo and its research partner Apptopia. That’s slower growth than the overall…
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Nintendo Direct speculation, best DS games, and more | Last of the Nintendogs 012

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  On this week’s episode of Last of the Nintendogs, editor Jeff Grubb’s kids attempt to kill him. And if they succeed, he won’t get to watch the latest Nintendo Direct, which Nintendo just announced. Jeff and fellow editor Mike Minotti give their predictions for that event. They have high expectations —…
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Apple tells Epic that Fortnite isn’t welcome back on iOS yet

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Fortnite is probably not going to return to iPhone or other iOS devices any time soon. Apple made it clear in a statement it sent to Epic that it does not want to work with Tim Sweeney’s…
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Nintendo Direct on September 23 will focus on winter’s Switch games

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Nintendo has announced that it will broadcast a new Direct presentation tomorrow, September 23, at 3 p.m. Pacific. It will be 40 minutes long and focus on Switch games coming out this winter. Rumors suggested a new Nintendo Direct was on the way. While October 8’s Metroid Dread and November 19’s Pokémon…
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SEC has started its own investigation into Activision Blizzard’s workplace practices

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  The Securities and Exchanges Commission has started an investigation into Activision Blizzard’s handling of employee allegations of sexual misconduct and workplace discrimination, as the The Wall Street Journal reported today. And this includes look into CEO Bobby Kotick’s communications. The Call of Duty and…
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