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Games industry roundup: NBCUniversal's games plan, the next game from CryptoKitties' devs and YouTube's content creator frustrations

Games industry roundup: NBCUniversal's games plan, the next game from CryptoKitties' devs and YouTube's content creator frustrations

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

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

In the world of mobile games, NBCUniversal's Chris Heatherly discusses the firm's desire to be a game company, not just a film game company, while developers lose out as Apple cracks down on offerwalls. 

In the blockchain space, the CryptoKitties dev showcases its new game Cheese Wizards, and CryptoWars developer Experimental raises $500,000 in seed capital.

On InfluencerUpdate.biz meanwhile, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has published a blog post delving into content creator frustrations with the platform, Snapchat's user base is growing, and PewDiePie calls for an end to the "subscribe to PewDiePie" movement following the Christchurch attack.


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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 was hired to launch PCGamesInsider.biz for Steel Media before departing the firm in October 2019.

He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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