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The Independent Gamer: Interactive Thriller ‘Twelve Minutes’ Launching on PlayStation and Nintendo Consoles

The Independent Gamer is a curated roundup of news from indie gaming, landing here every other Friday. Interactive Thriller Twelve Minutes Launching on PlayStation and Nintendo…

Game Awards Creator Geoff Keighley Looks Ahead to December’s Ceremony: “There’s Not a Frontrunner”

Looking ahead to The Game Awards next month, host and executive producer Geoff Keighley recognizes that its been a unique year for video games. “It’s anyone’s game this year,” he tells The…

Streamer Jack “CouRage” Dunlop Renews Deal With YouTube Gaming (Exclusive)

Streamer Jack “CouRage” Dunlop has renewed his exclusive deal with YouTube Gaming. Dunlop, 27, a former esports commentator turned content creator, boasts 3.47 million subscribers on the…

Riot Games Promotes John Needham to President of Esports

Riot Games on Thursday revealed the promotion of gaming executive John Needham to president of its esports division. Needham, who served  for the last two years as global head of esports and…

The Game Awards: ‘It Takes Two,’ ‘Deathloop’ Among 2021 Nominations

Nominees for the eighth annual Game Awards were unveiled Tuesday. In a YouTube livestream from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Geoff Keighley, creator, executive producer and host of…

The Independent Gamer: Narrative Adventure ‘Road 96’ Recognized at Indie Live Expo

The Independent Gamer is a curated roundup of news from indie gaming, landing here every other Friday. Indie Live Expo Winter 2021 Spotlights 500 Titles From Around the World The Indie…

Neil Patrick Harris Crushes Nintendo’s ‘Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain’ in New Commercial

Longtime video game player Neil Patrick Harris stars in a new commercial for Nintendo’s Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain, a collection of party and puzzle games. There are “hundreds&#8221…

Zynga Unveils ‘Disco Loco 3D’ Game Exclusively for TikTok

Mobile gaming giant Zynga unveiled on Monday that its music and dancing-themed game Disco Loco 3D is entering soft launch in select markets exclusively for TikTok. Disco Loco 3D is a…

Netflix’s Gaming Section Launches Globally With ‘Stranger Things’ Titles

Netflix has released its first slate of mobile games to all subscribers worldwide on Android and iOS. The slate includes two Stranger Things titles — Stranger Things: 1984 and Stranger Things 3…

The Independent Gamer: Puzzle Game ‘Where Cards Fall’ Launching on PC and Nintendo Switch

The Independent Gamer is a curated roundup of news from indie gaming, landing here every other Friday. Puzzle Game Where Cards Fall Launches on PC and Nintendo Switch From Los…

Skydance New Media Partners With Marvel for Narrative Video Game

Skydance New Media — the interactive division of David Ellison’s Skydance Media, which is helmed by Uncharted co-creator Amy Hennig — unveiled on Friday a partnership with Marvel to develop…

Activision Blizzard CEO Responds to Company’s #MeToo Reckoning: “I Am Truly Sorry”

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick sent a memo to all of the company’s employees early Thursday morning, apologizing for how the company dealt with claims of sexual harassment and discrimination…

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