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Games industry roundup: EU votes to pass Article 13, Apple Arcade, and Blockchain Gamer Connects heads to Hong Kong

Games industry roundup: EU votes to pass Article 13, Apple Arcade, and Blockchain Gamer Connects heads to Hong Kong

While PCGamesInsider.biz focuses on the world of PC 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, PocketGamer.biz and BlockchainGamer.biz.

Oh, and you can check out our own roundup right here

The hottest stories 

This week, the mobile-focused PocketGamer.biz looks at the newly-announced Apple Arcade, how Raid: Shadow Legends is monetised and what the top Nintendo Switch indie titles are.

In the blockchain space, Animoca Brands has teamed up with Formula One to build a blockchain-backed F1 game, 2D Cell game TRAPS has officially joined the TRON Arcade and Pocket Gamer Connects (and our biggest ever Blockchain Gamer Connects) is heading to Hong Kong on July 17th to 18th.

InfluencerUpdate.biz meanwhile reports on the European Parliament's vote to pass Article 13, and that 37 per cent of global mobile web traffic comes from YouTube alone.


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PCGamesInsider Contributing Editor

Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist who writes about the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he joined Steel Media as the editor for new site PCGamesInsider.biz. In October 2019 he left this full-time position at the company but still contributes to the site on a daily basis. He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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