Research + News | Topic: Video Games

Is Pro Video Game Streamer The Most Coronavirus-Proof Job In The World?

Pro video game streamers are used to spending their days in isolation. And a huge new audience is at home to watch them play. Read the article here.

Gaming Usage Up 75% Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Video streaming has also seen a bump, up 12 percent during peak usage hours. Read the article here.

Microsoft Just Revealed A Ton Of New Info About The Xbox Series X

The Xbox Series X is due out at the end of the year and will go head to head with Sony’s latest offering. Read the article here.

‘Call Of Duty’ Sets Its Sights On ‘Fornite,’ Domination Of Battle Royale Video Games

Free to play online, and available to download starting at 11 a.m. EDT/8 a.m. PDT Tuesday, “Warzone” lets up to 150 players compete in a last-man standing combat game. Read the article here.

Is Your Teen Addicted To Gaming?

How do you know when all that gaming becomes too much gaming? Read the article here.

Gen Z’s Favorite Social-Media Platform? None Of The Above

But new research from Kantar reveals that while this generation is more active than any other age group on social media, their favorite social haunts aren’t YouTube, Facebook, Snap or TikTok. Read the article here.

Twitch Poised To Top 40 Million Users, Especially Younger Ones

Online gaming community content publisher Twitch is poised to top 40 million U.S. users, according to new estimates released this morning by eMarketer. Read the article here.

Ahead Of The Game: The Gaming Streamer Wars Are Heating Up

Companies are cashing in on this top passionate point among today’s youth, sealing deals and inking partnerships that they hope will capture the attention of today’s young gamers. Read the article here.

Gaming’s Biggest Names Are Ditching Twitch For $10 Million Contracts

The gaming defections also highlight the growing challenge that Twitch, which Amazon bought for nearly $1 billion more than five years ago, faces in an increasingly competitive market filled with other tech-backed rivals. Read the article here.

What Parents Overlook When Their Teen Is A Heavy Gamer

Most American parents believe their teens spend too much time playing video games, but many underestimate the actual amount, a new survey shows. Read the article here.