Games industry roundup: The hottest stories across the mobile, blockchain and influencer sectors

Games industry roundup: The hottest stories across the mobile, blockchain and influencer sectors

Here on 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, and

In the world of mobile, this week it's all about Fortnite ditching Google Play on Android and AppLovin talking about getting into the mobile games publishing business. That's on top of Peak Games talking about why it teamed up with Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds for its marketing. 

Over on, there's an in-depth and honest look at how streamers are dealing with chronic illnesses while trying to manage a career online. Elsewhere there was trouble as Paypal declined Patreon payments, while provides a detailed analysis of influencer marketing country-by-country.

In blockchain gaming news, BitCrystals launched its blockchain game sector market map, Reality Clash has partnered with Danish esports team Sørby, and Enjin’s Minecraft DonationCraft plugin is set to be updated for ERC1155 compatibility.

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Editor - PC Games Insider

Alex Calvin launched in August 2017 and has been its editor since. Prior to this, he was deputy editor at UK based games trade paper MCV and content editor for marketing and events for London Games Festival 2017. His work has also appeared in Eurogamer, The Observer, Kotaku UK, Esquire UK and Develop.


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