Is "Fortnite" any more addictive than Facebook?

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How the video game industry outsources labor

Feb 9, 2018
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Super Mario is back on mobile — but you’ll need to pony up $10 to play it

Dec 15, 2016
“Super Mario Brothers,” the Japanese video game franchise, is releasing its first mobile game today for iPhones and iPads, called “Super Mario Run.” There’s a free trial version, but Mario enthusiasts will have to pay $10 to play the full game. That’s in contrast to the freemium model, where you play for free but then […]
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How small businesses are profiting from Pokémon Go

Jul 11, 2016
The app requires players to leave their couches and roam the streets, and businesses are taking advantage.
A man plays Pokemon Go on his smartphone outside of Nintendo's flagship store, on Monday in New York City. Businesses are finding creative ways to use the game to attract customers.
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A potential strike could silence voice actors

Oct 14, 2015
The union that reps video game performers has authorized a strike, if need be.

Questions raised over bullying in the gaming community

Sep 10, 2014
A debate is underway in the gaming community following threats against Zoe Quinn.
Attendees play new video games at the Sony Playstation booth during the E3 gaming conference on June 5, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. 
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Grand Theft Auto 5 ships to some Amazon customers before release date

Sep 16, 2013
The company behind the game is not happy about the break of embargo.

Zynga, seeking mobile turnaround, names Microsoft Xbox head as CEO

Jul 2, 2013
Microsoft executive Don Mattrick will become the next CEO of social gaming company Zynga as the company seeks salvation through mobile platforms.

Google gets into gaming

Jun 28, 2013
Google is reportedly developing a game console and a wristwatch. The reason for all the hardware is all about the software.
Isabelle Olsson, lead designer of Google's Project Glass, talks about the design of the Google Glass during the keynote at last year's Google I/O, in San Francisco on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco.
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