From the Co-Founder of Acorns, Blast is Coming Soon and Works with Most Games, From League of Legends to Candy Crush
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – March 12, 2018 – Blast, a gamification company that unlocks ways to help the world’s 2.6 billion gamers save and earn money while playing the games they love, announced the raise of a $5 million seed round. The company, created by Walter Cruttenden, Chairman and Co-founder of Acorns, helps gamers accumulate monies in the Blast gamer’s wallet, based on “trigger savings,” which are then multiplied in three ways: interest paid on balances, dividends from “missions,” and weekly leaderboard payouts. Blast is currently in closed beta and will launch soon.
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#WarGames to launch on mobile, HelloEko.com, Vudu.com and Steam on March 14, 2018, with Xbox One coming soon
NEW YORK – March 1, 2018 – Eko today announced that “#WarGames,” the interactive series that reimagines Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s (MGM) three-time Academy Award-nominated 1983 feature film, will launch online on March 14, 2018. The six-episode season will be available at HelloEko.com, the Eko iOS app, Vudu.com, Steam, and is coming soon to Xbox One.
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Mobile market grows to $59.2B, PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds makes $712M in eight months, YouTube’s gaming video content revenue plummeted by 50%, and more revealed in report
NEW YORK– January 30, 2018 – Last year saw the mobile games market surge, free-to-play maintain its hold, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds soar to become a breakout hit, as revealed in the 2017 Year In Review report from SuperData Research. The report digs into data and trends in digital games and interactive media, including the year-end figures for mobile, PC, console, and esports games, as well as gaming video content.
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Compact, affordable dock for TV connections on-the-go along with rechargeable battery solution join Nyko’s lineup of Switch accessories
LOS ANGELES – Oct. 11, 2017 – Inventive console accessories manufacturer Nyko today launched Portable Docking Kit and Boost Pak, two new products for the Nintendo Switch™. The highly anticipated Portable Docking Kit lets gamers connect their Nintendo Switch to any HDMI TV with ease while on-the-go. The kit comes with a Type-C AC adapter and HDMI cable, and the dock features three USB ports. The dockable Boost Pak extends gameplay by after the Switch’s internal battery runs out. Portable Docking Kit is now available at Walmart, GameStop, and Nyko.com for an MRSP of $49.99, while Boost Pak is available at Walmart and Nyko.com for an MSRP of $29.99.
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