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Games industry roundup: Clash of Clans a US top grosser, influencers discuss mental health, and CryptoKitties dev's new game

Games industry roundup: Clash of Clans a US top grosser, influencers discuss mental health, and CryptoKitties dev's new game

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

On PocketGamer.biz, the mobile games-focused site is looking at Clash of Clans being a US top grosser, looking at Zynga's acquisition of Gram Games and how Chinese PUBG replacement Game for Peace made $14m in just three days.

BlockchainGamer.biz reports that Six Dragons’ pre-sale has raised $90,000 in 24 hours, there's news that Reality Gaming has launched its own trading platform, and there are details on CryptoKitties developer Dapper Labs' team new game Cheeze Wizards.

Over on InfluencerUpdate.biz, there's a report on how influencers are providing mental health guidance, while a new survey shows that 46 per cent of UK streamers are worried about broadcasting content in light of Article 13.


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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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