Games industry roundup: The hottest stories across the PC, blockchain and influencer sectors

Games industry roundup: The hottest stories across the PC, blockchain and influencer sectors

While here on PocketGamer.biz focuses on the world of mobile gaming, it's always a good idea to keep an eye on the trends, controversies and opportunities of other sectors.

To that end, each week we round up the hottest stories as selected by our expert editorial team across our network of sites that includes PCGamesInsider.biz, InfluencerUpdate.biz and BlockchainGamer.biz.

The hottest stories

This week's hot PC stories include SteamSpy's Galyonkin on the importance of public Steam sales data, an opinion piece on how Discord could dethrone Steam as the go-to PC games marketplace, and Failbetter marketing chief Haley Uyrus talks how to brand your game with words alone.

Meanwhile in the influencer space, Caffeine CEO Ben Keighran discusses the platform's USPs, a Twitch streamer is suspended for homophobic and/or racist language, and the BBC hires popular YouTubers.

Over in the blockchain gaming sector, there's a look at how RPG Cryptic Conjure aims to shake up the blockchain games space, Alto.io drops details on its big Cryptogame Challenge, and there's an analysis of how the top blockchain game tokens are performing.

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Senior Editor

Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.


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