Google Decouples Play Games From Google+, Lets Gamers Choose Their Own Names And Avatars

 Until today, you needed a Google+ account to use Google Play Games, Google’s online gaming service for bringing online multiplayer gaming, video recordings and social features like profiles and leaderboards to Android games. Today, Google is launching an update to… Continue Reading

Twitch’s Users Watch More Video In A Month, On Average, Than Typical YouTube Users Do

 Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game streaming site, has been growing in popularity as more of today’s younger users look to online video instead of traditional television for entertainment. Today, the company released figures that paint of picture of its user base and… Continue Reading

From Nokia’s Snake Game To Supercell, Finland’s Gaming Industry Is Serious Business

 In September last year, Finland’s finance minister Alexander Stubb dubbed the country as the new sick man of Europe and while the country’s economy is fledgling and signs point to continued lackluster growth, the country’s startups – and especially its… Continue Reading