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 Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley discussing how it plans to harness the 2000AD catalogue for several games, Microsoft Studios' Matt Booty on the console giant's big first-party spending spree, and how Compulsion developed We Happy Few in Steam Early Access.

Meanwhile in the influencer space, there's a look at the role Twitch chat mods play in building better communities, E3 2018 organisers reveal key streaming and video stats, and Pocket.Watch raises $15 million.

Over in the blockchain gaming sector, Oscar Clark takes a deep dive in blockchain game design, HTC agrees a deal to publish CryptoKitties on its phones, and Etherbots developer Fuel Bros announces esports game Gods Unchained.

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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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