Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock the past few months, you’ve likely heard of Pokemon Go. The augmented reality game from Nintendo based on the uber-popular Pokemon franchise has been a hit right from launch.
Twitch has only been around for about four years, but they certainly have done a great job building a gigantic, loyal audience, while staying somewhat under the radar of the mainstream tech media. They didn’t, however, sty off the radar of some of the industry heavyweights, as Amazon won a bidding battle last year and purchased Twitch for almost $1 billion.
So what did Amazon get for all those $$$? The numbers are pretty amazing for a “niche” platform. Apparently, there are a lot of people interested in live streaming video games. Here are some of the more interesting Twitch stats I was able to dig up…
The City of Philadelphia celebrated Tetris’ 30th birthday in style last night. The city kicked off Philly Tech Week by using the 29-story facade of the Cira Centre as the display for a massive LED powered game of Tetris.
Here is a fun trip down memory lane. This infographic highlights the evolution of video game consoles from 1967-today.
It seems like the majority of the recent brand augmented reality (AR) campaigns have been centered on offering additional content about the product being advertised Jameson Irish Whiskey is bringing AR back to its gaming past by teaming up with Blippar on “Apple Attack.”
Atari celebrated their 40th birthday this week (specifically, on June 27th) and to commemorate the milestone, the video game maker offered up new games, Facebook giveaways and a little digital marketing geek porn, I mean, an infographic.
Forbes tells us today about the 14 year-long saga of Duke Nukem Forever, the much-anticipated sequel to the gaming mega-hit that was announced in April 1997. According to the article the game will (fingers crossed) hit stores on