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SuperData: $6.2bn generated from digital game sales in April

Digital game sales around the world rose by five per cents, reaching $6.2bn according to research firm SuperData. The company says that digital console saw the fastest growth, with a 23 per cent spike in revenue year-on-year. Meanwhile, audience rose 15 per cent. Mobile, MMO and PC games also saw …

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Candy Crush is Britain’s favourite game

The popularity of Candy Crush among women and older gamers has led it to be voted as the UK’s favourite title. That’s according to a YouGov survey of almost 2,000 Brits, who were asked to select their preferred title – past or present. Candy Crush was the clear winner among …

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Gaming video content now makes $3.8bn, Twitch more prosperous than YouTube

As the audience for gaming video content nears half a billion people, a new report has highlighted live streaming’s quick rise to the top. 468 million viewers around the world now digest games-related video content such as walkthroughs, trailers and live streams, according to research firm SuperData’s Gaming Video Content …

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Two thirds of console games are digital-only

A new report has seemingly confirmed a long-running assumption of the industry – boxed games are on the way out. The latest GamePulse report from research outlet EEDAR estimates that the number of physical titles released for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo’s machines has more than halved over the last six …

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