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Games industry round-up: The hottest stories across the mobile, blockchain and influencer sectors

Games industry round-up: The hottest stories across the mobile, blockchain and influencer sectors

Here on PCGamesInsider.biz we focus on the glorious and ultimately supreme world of PC, but we feel it's important to share what is happening in the wider world of video games.

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 PocketGamer.biz, InfluencerUpdate.biz and BlockchainGamer.biz.

The hottest stories

This week, PocketGamer.biz is looking at the making of Kim Kardashian's collaboration with Glu, why Machine Zone boss Gabe Leydon departed the Game of War maker and French studio Oh BiBi's hunt for investment. 

Meanwhile in the influencer space, VidCon's new grant will give an emerging YouTuber $2,000 every week, Playstation Access' Hollie Bennett discusses building a YouTube career, and E3 2017 sets Twitch concurrent viewer records on Steam.

Over in the blockchain gaming sector, Ultra talks about its plans for a blockchain-based Steam rival, Wax bigs up its game item marketplace, and the BlockchainGamer.biz team compares the revenue split for blockchain PC game distributors. Spoiler: most offer better terms than Steam and mobile storefronts.


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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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