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Million dollar idea: The video game

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2018

How this free video game cashes in on its 200 million players

In 2018 alone, Fortnite blew past $1 billion in revenue, made at least one streamer a multimillionaire and even inspired an online money launde.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 19th, 2019

Wells Fargo settles SEC lawsuit over Curt Schilling"s 38 Studios

Wells Fargo & Co agreed to settle a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission fraud lawsuit related to a $75 million bond offering for 38 Studios Inc, a now-bankrupt video game company founded by former All-Star major league baseball pitcher Curt Schilling......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2019

THE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM: Why competitive video gaming will soon become a billion dollar opportunity

BII This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. What is eSports? History & Rise of Video Game T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2019

The company behind "Fortnite" got an F from the Better Business Bureau following hundreds of complaints

Fortnite/Epic Games With more than 200 million registered players, "Fortnite" is the world's most popular video game. Epic Games, the Cary, North Carolina-ba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2019

Sony PlayStation 4 Lifetime Sales Approaching 100 Million

Video game console sold more than 50 million games during the holidays. Sony's PlayStation 4 is fast approaching a significant sales milestone. The company, at its pre-Consumer Electronic.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 8th, 2019

Why competitive video gaming will soon become a billion dollar opportunity - CLONE

BII This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. What is eSports? History & Rise of Video Game Tour.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2019

How a Baby Gender Reveal Party Sparked an $8 Million Arizona Wildfire

Video reveals how Dad’s party idea went terribly wrong One blue-colored spark was all it took. Afte.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2018

Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Crypto Gaming Startup Now Valued at $13 Million

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game with investor backing......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 16th, 2018

The top 3 best-selling games of all time is a surprising list of games that have all sold over 100 million copies apiece

Rockstar Games The three best-selling games of all time are all 100 million-plus sellers. The list spans nearly four decades of video games, starting in 1984 and ending in 2013. It crosses every major game console rele.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2018

'Red Dead Redemption 2' rakes in $725M for Rockstar Games in blockbuster weekend debut

Video game "Red Dead Redemption 2" corralled blockbuster sales of $725 million in its first three days, according to publish.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 30th, 2018

Take-Two"s "Red Dead Redemption 2" Has Blockbuster Release Weekend

Video game maker Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc (NASDAQ: TTWO) has a hit on its hands: the company's "Red Dead Redemption 2" has raked in $725 million in sales in just three days.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 30th, 2018

Roblox, fresh off round that doubled its unicorn valuation, buys Pitch startup

Roblox Inc., which last month doubled its unicorn valuation in a $150 million funding round, has acquired a content delivery and management startup that was featured in The Pitch two years ago. The San Mateo-based video game hub business bought PacketZ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Playing the Long Game, Fortnite Parent Epic Games Acquires Anti-Cheat Service Kamu

Kamu makes Easy Anti-Cheat, used by 100 million PC players worldwide. Fortnite is playing to win as it continues to dominate the video game industry. Epic Games, the firm that created Fortnite, has acquired Kamu, a company that specializes in pl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 8th, 2018

How an Iowa video game nerd makes up to $500,000 a year playing Fortnite

An Iowa man is an online celebrity for his YouTube channel and live streams of Fortnite. He has nearly 1 million subscri.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 27th, 2018

The video game turning teens into millionaires has raised a whopping $150 million, making it a $2.5 billion company

Roblox Roblox, a massively popular video game with 70 million monthly active players, has raised $150 mi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

Fox Invests $100 Million in Caffeine, Squaring Off Against Amazon in Growing Video Game Streaming Field

"This is a game changing deal for us," Caffeine's co-founder and CEO said. 21st Century Fox is betting big on an upstart video streaming service that seeks to one-up Twitch, Amazon’s phenomenally successful game streaming service. Fox h.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 5th, 2018

The Pagani Huayra: The making of a multi-million-dollar hypercar

When does car construction become art? WSJ auto columnist Dan Neil travels to Horacio Pagani’s factory in Italy to discover what goes into making the Huayra, the ultimate boutique hypercar. Video: Jeff Bush.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2018

A Non-Gamer’s Guide to Fortnite, the Game That Conquered All the Screens

It ramped up rapidly, distracting school classrooms all spring and reaching 40 million users last month, before many parents and teachers had any idea what it was. We’ll help you catch up......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 25th, 2018

A video game turned this self-taught 23-year-old programmer into a budding mogul who can support his mom and brother

Roblox 23-year-old Alex Binello is the co-creator and proprietor of "MeepCity," a hit free-to-play game with 15 million monthly active players.  "MeepCity" is the biggest game on R.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2018

Fortnite — a free video game — is a billion- dollar money machine

Epic Games A new report estimates that "Fortnite: Battle Royale" .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2018