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Overwatch had one of the best first years ever

The Guardian

How Breath of the Wild propelled Nintendo Switch to success against the odds

The Guardian , CNN Tech

Nintendo's share price hits seven-year high as Switch sales soar

Gaming Earnings
$894,000 Venture capital
VentureBeat

Top Gear mobile game dev Motorious Entertainment raises $894,000

Funding Gaming
VentureBeat

Overwatch's first anniversary event has great content with no real theme

@ruhanirabin via The Verge

This outrageous skydiving video is the Switch ad Nintendo should have made

The Verge

Twitch now lets you watch gaming highlights in glorious slow motion

$55,800,000
TechCrunch , VentureBeat

Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M

Gaming Strategy Funding
VentureBeat

Overwatch's anniversary event is now live

The Verge

8bitdo’s excellent retro controllers now work with Nintendo Switch

Finextra

Gamified finance app Long Game raises $6 million in seed funding

$4,000,000 Seed fund
VentureBeat , PE Hub , TechCrunch , +1

Long Game raises $6.6 million to gamify savings

VentureBeat

Overwatch: Ranking its first year of seasonal events

VentureBeat

Overwatch's esports is getting a minor league

VentureBeat

Shadow of War: Hands-on assault of an Orc fortress in Mordor

Warfare Gaming
VentureBeat

Rovio's Angry Birds movie sequel is coming September 20, 2019, marking 10 years since game first launched

The Guardian

Destiny 2: how a fresh start let Bungie make its biggest game yet

Business Insider

The next major game from the folks behind 'Grand Theft Auto' just got delayed until 2018

Business Insider

A new Sonic game is on the way, and it looks exactly like Sonic did 20-plus years ago

The Verge

Take a tour through Destiny 2’s gorgeous new sci-fi worlds

TechCrunch

Check out the Destiny 2 gameplay trailer

Gaming Announcements
Business Insider

Nintendo's next major 'Super Mario' game is a fresh take on a classic — here's what we know

VentureBeat

Fig CEO Justin Bailey offers the cure for 'sequelitis'

The Verge

The creators of Star Wars Battlefront II talk about fighting for the Empire in a new video

Star Wars Gaming
Ars Technica

Cowabunga! Playing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ new sewer-crawl board game

Gaming Warfare
VentureBeat

Dawn of Titans heads to China as Zynga partners with NetEase

Gaming Asia Earnings
VentureBeat

Prey: How Arkane's 'space dungeon' redefines the troubled franchise

@ruhanirabin via The Verge

Here are Destiny 2’s biggest changes to weapons, subclasses, and combat

Warfare Gaming
Mashable

This week in apps: Instagram face filters, Medium audio stories, Google Assistant on iOS and more

VentureBeat

Destiny 2 is a test: Can Bungie live up to its promises?

Gaming People
Ars Technica

F1 2017 is due in August, and classic F1 cars are back on the menu

Driving Gaming
Business Insider

Here are the creatures you can catch during this week's special Pokémon Go event

Ars Technica

2017’s “Board Game of the Year” shortlist is out—get playing!

VentureBeat

Destiny broke my heart. But I'm ready to open up to Destiny 2

VentureBeat

Why Destiny 2 is on Blizzard's launcher, not Steam

VentureBeat

How video games help improve real-world AI

The Verge

Why Battle.net is the perfect place for Destiny 2 on PC

Gaming ISPs
VentureBeat

Danger Zone is a worthy successor to Burnout's crash mode

VentureBeat

How Improbable convinced SoftBank to invest $502 million in its platform for massive online game worlds

Technology Gaming
VentureBeat

Atari secures the RollerCoaster Tycoon brand until 2022

The Verge

Bungie is designing Destiny 2 to be a social hobby, not a second job

Gaming People
Ars Technica

Destiny 2 probably coming to PC after consoles

$3,700,000 Undisclosed funding
GeekWire

Techstars grad Innervate raises more cash for platform that helps developers reach gamers

Funding
Ars Technica

Destiny 2 PC premiere impressions: Strike harder at 4K/60 FPS

Gaming Warfare
VentureBeat , The Verge

The DeanBeat: Destiny 2 is Bungie's big chance to expand its audience

Gaming Warfare
VentureBeat

World of Warcraft in the streets, edtech MMO in the sheets

memeburn

Facebook to compete with Twitch as it signs deal with ESL