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The 10 most popular games on Twitch

Amazon’sTwitch is the most popular livestreaming platform for video games. Every month Twitch viewers spend hundreds of millions of hours watching professional gamers compete, connecting with video game publishers, or just hanging out with friends online. Twitch’s most popular channels can earn tens of thousands of dollars from sponsorships, subscriptions, […]
The 10 most popular games on Twitch
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Sony just added ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ and ‘God of War’ to its all-you-can-play streaming service, and cut the price in half to $10 a month

Sony has announced a price cut for PlayStation Now, the company’s video game streaming service. For $US10 per month, players can stream hundreds of PlayStation games directly to their PS4 or PC. PlayStation Now subscribers can also download PlayStation 4 games to their console. The new price matches Microsoft’s Xbox […]
Sony just added ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ and ‘God of War’ to its all-you-can-play streaming service, and cut the price in half to $10 a month
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The CEO of the company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ responds to Trump blaming video games for mass shootings – ‘it’s disrespectful to the victims and their families’

Take-Two InteractiveCEO Strauss Zelnick said “blaming entertainment” for America’s mass shooting deaths is “disrespectful to the victims” while speaking to Barron’s earlier this week. President Donald Trump and other lawmakers have said that video games have a role to play in encouraging mass shootings, along with mental health issues. While […]
The CEO of the company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ responds to Trump blaming video games for mass shootings – ‘it’s disrespectful to the victims and their families’
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Rumours are swirling that Sony is going to buy the publisher of ‘Grand Theft Auto,’ but the company says there’s ‘no such plan’

Shares of video game publisher Take-Two Interactive spiked on Wednesday. The stock price jumped because of a rumour that Sony is engaged in “advanced board level discussions to acquire Take-Two Interactive in a mostly cash deal.” That rumour, however, is “purely unconfirmed market speculation that is making the rounds,” according […]
Rumours are swirling that Sony is going to buy the publisher of ‘Grand Theft Auto,’ but the company says there’s ‘no such plan’
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The best-selling video game of every year, from 1995 to 2019

From the early days of arcades, video games have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry. The most popular video games, like “Tetris” and “Minecraft,” have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. Looking at the changes in game sales over time reflects the rise and fall of popular genres and major […]
The best-selling video game of every year, from 1995 to 2019
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The game developer behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’ is embroiled in an ongoing controversy — here’s what’s been going on

Rockstar Games came under fire earlier this week after cofounder Dan Houser claimed employees were working 100-hour weeks to finish the company’s upcoming game, “Red Dead Redemption 2.” While the game has received positive early buzz, Rockstar has been accused of taking part in “crunch culture,” or pushing staff to […]
The game developer behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’ is embroiled in an ongoing controversy — here’s what’s been going on