Analysis: Video game spending is setting records, but can the industry meet increasing demand?

Analysis: Video game spending is setting records, but can the industry meet increasing demand?

The first full year of the pandemic caused a significant surge in video game exposure that continues to this day. (NPD group diagram) Last month, American consumers spent $ 5.6 …

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Fresh off blockbuster acquisition, Microsoft will add 20 Bethesda games to Xbox Game Pass

Fresh off blockbuster acquisition, Microsoft will add 20 Bethesda games to Xbox Game Pass

Last year’s hit sequel, Doom Eternal, is one of many games that are now owned by Microsoft. (Bethesda picture) Microsoft plans to make 20 games from its new subsidiary Bethesda …

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Warner Bros. roils game industry with patent on Nemesis gameplay mechanic by Kirkland’s Monolith

Warner Bros. roils game industry with patent on Nemesis gameplay mechanic by Kirkland’s Monolith

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. (WB press picture) Analysis: Warner Brothers has received a US patent for the Nemesis system, the signature mechanics of two successful video games in the universe …

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Report on game console energy consumption dings Microsoft for failure to tweak power-saving settings

Report on game console energy consumption dings Microsoft for failure to tweak power-saving settings

(Xbox photo) The energy consumption of the new Xbox game console could cost new owners of the Microsoft device more than $ 500 million in electricity bills over the next …

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