Category: Industry News

Events for Gamers Offers Discord Channel for Game Industry Professionals

Events for Gamers Discord Chat

For hundreds of millions around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their ability to go about day-to-day life. Among the many changes are hundreds of canceled, postponed or online-only events, as many companies and individual professionals shift to working remotely. Events for Gamers is aware of what a massive change in the events and […]

Wil Wheaton to Host ‘Gamemaster’ Esports Reality Show

NINE-EPISODE SHOW TO DEBUT ON STREAMING SERVICE IN SPRING 2020 GAMEMASTER TO FEATURE 12 AMATEUR ESPORTS CONTESTANTS FROM ACROSS UNITED STATES ATLANTA — A new esports reality show, GAMEMASTER, will debut on a streaming service in Spring 2020. The nine-episode show will feature Wil Wheaton as the Commissioner/Host and showcase 12 amateur esports contestants from across the U.S. Ripped […]

The Novel Coronavirus, Game Events, and You

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In a matter of a couple months, the impact of the hugely-publicized coronavirus outbreak has reached far beyond its origins in Wuhan, China late last year. The coronavirus (named as the “novel coronavirus” or 2019 n-CoV) has created an outsize impact, even greater than the higher-impact, more deadly seasonal flu. Still, as this virulent coronavirus […]

Game Developers Conference’s 2020 State of the Game Industry Survey Shows Rising Interest in Next Generation Platforms, Renewed Faith in VR Among Game Makers

GDC 2020 San Francisco Game Conference

San Francisco – January 24, 2020 – The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the eighth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the game industry ahead of GDC 2020 in March. With responses from nearly 4,000 participating game developers, the survey reflects current sentiment among game makers on a […]

2020 Game Developers Choice Awards to Honor Industry Veteran Kate Edwards with Ambassador Award

San Francisco – December 17, 2019 – Organizers of the 20th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, have revealed that Kate Edwards, former head of the International Game Developers Association and current Global Game Jam executive director, will receive the Ambassador Award […]

DreamHack Announces 2020 World Tour Schedule

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STOCKHOLM — Monday, December 9, 2019, DreamHack marks its 25th anniversary with “DreamHack Day” — a celebration of the festival’s early beginnings in 1994. What started as a gathering of friends and their computers in a school cafeteria — with no online access — has grown into a beacon of internet culture and a gathering place for gamers […]

THX, MOTILE and AMD Join Forces to Bring Breakthrough Entertainment Experiences on Laptops

THX MOTILE Laptop

AMD-powered MOTILE products featuring Tuned by THXTM displays and THX® Spatial Audio technology now exclusively available on Walmart.com San Francisco, California (Oct 3, 2019) – THX Ltd., renowned for the certification of world-class cinemas and consumer electronics, today announced the availability of two new AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) powered MOTILE laptops exclusively available on Walmart.com. Designed […]