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Games industry roundup: Inside Switzerland's games industry, CryptoKitties dev's new game, and YouTube confronts issues

Games industry roundup: Inside Switzerland's games industry, CryptoKitties dev's new game, and YouTube confronts issues

While 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.

Looking for a mobile roundup? You can check out our Hot Five here. You can also catch up on all the news coming out of Asia in our East Meets West roundup here.

Learn more about all these sectors of the games industry at Pocket Gamer Connects Seattle on May 13th and 14th or at Pocket Gamer Connects Hong Kong on July 17th and 18th.

Hottest stories

Over on PCGamesInsider.biz, there's a look into Switzerland's young games development scene, an interview with Kitfox on why it's making sword smooching game Boyfriend Dungeon, and Slightly Mad discusses the uncertain future of its Mad Box hardware.

In the blockchain space, the CryptoKitties dev showcases its new game Cheese Wizards, and CryptoWars developer Experimental raises $500,000 in seed capital.

On InfluencerUpdate.biz meanwhile, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has published a blog post delving into content creator frustrations with the platform, Snapchat's user base is growing, and PewDiePie calls for an end to the "subscribe to PewDiePie" movement following the Christchurch attack.


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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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