The United States' ongoing tariff war with China could have serious repercussions for the gaming and tech industries. If manufacturing vacates China, it's likely that this will result in higher prices for consumers.
A 25% increase in game console MSRP, to account for the tariffs, could bar potential buyers from purchasing a new console during the holiday season, while costing consumers almost a billion dollars more than is necessary.
Legal sources and the IGDA have called Senator Hawley's bill vague and overreaching, but deceptive language — and the WHO's recent classification of 'gaming disorder' — could sway politicians and the public in favor of loot box regulations.
PC Cafes, esports, and mobile will be big drivers over the next five years.
We spoke with AESVI's director general, Thalita Malago, about the challenges Italian developers face, in addition to the biggest opportunities in the market for local and international development.
The consumer protection agency is not yet commenting on whether it will pursue legal action.
Fortnite, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate led the way.
The United States video game industry grew 18 percent last year.
A year of successful disruption has positioned Epic to turn the screws on Valve on behalf of developers.
DFC Intelligence analysis suggests the market will continue to grow with Asia being the biggest gain as a result