Research + News | Topic: Video Games
Jul 21, 2021
The Top 10 Twitch Streamers And Games Of 2021 So Far
Twitch is more popular than ever, sustaining and growing its audiences even after a circumstantial, COVID-inspired spike in viewership during 2020. Read the article here.
Jul 16, 2021
Netflix Plans Push Into Video Games
Netflix announced that it’s hired a Facebook executive to lead games development — apparently signaling its intention to leap into publishing video games. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2021
Video Games And Children: When Do Parents Need To Worry?
Even before the pandemic, teens were spending hours playing video games. A 2018 poll of nearly 1,000 parents of teenagers showed the impact of gaming on their teens’ lives. Read the article here.
Jun 7, 2021
A Pro E-Sports Team Is Getting $210 Million To Change Its Name
The deal between TSM, which fields competitive video game teams, and the Hong Kong-based FTX exchange, rivals the kinds of deals top sports franchises land to name arenas and stadiums. Read the article here.
May 25, 2021
Teenagers Who Use The Internet, Social Media Or Video Games For More Than An Hour Daily Have ‘Significantly Lower Grades and Test Scores’
Researchers are urging parents to place time limits on their children’s tech use. Read the article here.
Mar 24, 2021
STDs Are Rising Among Teens. Can Video Games Help?
As the pandemic has driven learning online, some sex education game developers think this could be their moment. Read the article here.
Mar 15, 2021
Video Game Revenue Soars, New Consoles Key
Video-game revenues — games, consoles and accessories — continue to spike, up 35% in February to a record $4.6 billion, according to the NPD Group. Read the article here.
Mar 8, 2021
Makers Of ‘Kid’s First Virtual World’ Animal Jam Targets Gen Z Teens With Fer.al Debut
The company behind the popular kids’ title, Animal Jam, is launching a new game, Fer.al, which builds on Animal Jam’s legacy while catering to a slightly older crowd of Gen Z teens. Read the article here.
Feb 11, 2021
Amazon Can Make Just About Anything – Except A Good Video Game
The company produces successful movies, TV shows, e-readers and speakers, but gaming has proven difficult to crack. Read the article here.
Jan 14, 2021
The Biggest Questions Facing The Gaming World In 2021
Will the economy continue to support big spending on gaming? Read the article here.