Research + News | Topic: Video Games

Kids In The UK Are Now Spending More Money On ‘Fortnite’ And ‘Roblox’ Than Candy And Books

Childrens’ spending habits in the UK have shifted to online games such as “Roblox” and “Fortnite” since lockdown began, away from sweets and books, a pocket money app has reported. Read the article here.

Popular MMO Games: Should You Let Your Kids Play? 4 Guidelines To Increase Their Safety

Is there a way for you to protect your child while still allowing them to play the way many teens play today? Read the article here.

Fortnite Is The New IRL: Why Brands Must Plan For A Rise In Virtual Gatherings

Much of life has moved online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and few industries have been better suited to this new normal than video games. Read the article here.

Most Anticipated Video Games For Fall 2020

Gain access to research from Nielsen by clicking here.

Why The US Military’s Engagement With Gen Z On Twitch Is Increasingly Under Scrutiny

The United States military needs to attract Gen Z, the oldest of whom are now in their late teens and early 20s, so members of the Army and Navy have been meeting their target audience where they live: The video game livestreaming platform Twitch. Read the article here.

Amazon Rebrands Twitch Prime To Prime Gaming As Part Of Video Game Perk For Prime Members

Amazon rebranded a video game-related benefit for Prime members on Monday, renaming Twitch Prime to Prime Gaming. Read the article here.

Top 10 Most Watched Streamers On Twitch In July

Streamers are ranked by total number of hours watched. Read the rankings here.

Video Game Views Rise Due To COVID-19, U.S. Home Console Ownership Up 31%

Online video gaming views have climbed during the COVID-19 pandemic since March at the same time that sports online views have slowed, according to Comscore. Read the article here.

Video Games Deliver Strong June Revenue

Video-game sales — hardware, software, accessories/game cards — continue to see big gains in 2020, even as stay-at-home orders are removed or soften in many states. Read the article here.

Video Games Deliver Strong June Revenue

Video-game sales — hardware, software, accessories/game cards — continue to see big gains in 2020, even as stay-at-home orders are removed or soften in many states. Read the article here.