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‘Roblox’ and ‘Genshin Impact’ Named Top Grossing Mobile Games in First Quarter

Game platform Roblox and action role-playing experience Genshin Impact were the two top grossing games in the iOs App Store and Google Play in the first quarter of 2021, per data firm App…

Magic Johnson Joins Cameo’s Board of Directors

Magic Johnson has joined Cameo’s board of directors and roster of talent, the company said on Tuesday. As the first member of Cameo’s talent to join the board, the Basketball Hall of Famer…

YouTube Bans Ads for Politics, Alcohol, Prescription Drugs and Gambling on Homepage

YouTube has banned ads related to politics, alcohol, prescription drugs and gambling from its “most prominent” ad slot on the homepage, according to updated guidelines posted to Google’s <a href="https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/t/advertising/" id="auto-tag_advertising_1"…

BioWare Taps Games Veteran Gary McKay as General Manager

Canadian video game developer BioWare, which is owned by Electronic Arts, confirmed Monday that Gary McKay will serve as general manager. McKay joined the company in January of 2020 as head of

Content Creator Gina Darling and Twitch Streamer Cloakzy Among WME Gaming and Esports Signings

WME has signed a series of esports and gaming stars, each one popular in the YouTube, Twitch or TikTok space, for representation in all areas. Among the group is content creator Gina Darling…

Justin Baldoni’s Wayfarer Studios to Launch ‘The Man Enough Podcast’ in Deal With Procter & Gamble (Exclusive)

Justin Baldoni’s Wayfarer Studios will launch The Man Enough Podcast next Monday as part of a major deal and partnership with Procter & Gamble. In the podcast, inspired by the unscripted video…

‘Pokemon Go’ Developer Niantic Teaming With Hasbro for ‘Transformers’ AR Mobile Game

Niantic is teaming with Hasbro and toy company TOMY to publish a real-world augmented reality mobile game in the Transformers universe. Transformers: Heavy Metal is built using Niantic’s…

Ubisoft Unveils ‘Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora’ First Look Trailer at E3

During the all-virtual E3 on Saturday, Ubisoft debuted a first look at Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, a first-person action-adventure game. The game is described by the French video game company…

New Entry in ‘Creed’ Video Game Franchise Releasing This September

Game development studio Survios is set to launch a new title in the Creed video game series. Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions, which follows 2018’s Creed: Rise to Glory, is an arcade-style…

How ‘Quake’ Ignited My Lifelong Games Hobby and Helped Me Live With Hyperhidrosis

I don’t remember exactly how I discovered Quake. As a perpetually awkward preteen in 1999, with eyesight so poor I was legally blind, I watched movies and played Boggle, which came in a…

‘Virginia’ Developer Unveils July Release Date for Latest Narrative Game ‘Last Stop’

Publisher Annapurna Interactive and developer Variable State revealed Thursday that their narrative-driven game, Last Stop, will release in July. The third-person anthology game follows…

Netflix Launches Online Shop With Show-Branded Merchandise

Netflix is diving into ecommerce with the launch of its first branded merchandise shop on Thursday. Featuring streetwear collections, home decor, jewelry and other merchandise, the shop will…