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Developments in gaming software have powered growth and made the video game industry one of the largest in the entertainment sector. It is an industry that is dominated by the next big thing though, so it is constantly evolving. Stay up-to-date with everything that is happening in gaming software news with the free Wiser daily email. Gaming software traces its origins back to the 1970s, and today it is a multi-billion dollar industry. It has two main branches - console gaming and mobile device gaming. In terms of hardware, the console gaming market is dominated by Sony's Playstation, Microsoft's Xbox and Nintendo's Wii. But when it comes to software the industry is much more diverse, particularly when you look at gaming software on mobile devices. It has been a huge growth area in recent years, and that trend is set to continue. Other developments to expect in the future include virtual reality gaming and augmented reality gaming. Software designers are also dealing with changing demographics, including the trends of increasing numbers of older gamers and female gamers. You can get daily information on this fast-changing industry with the Wiser gaming software news email. Register today for free.

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iOS 11 App Store changes aim to improve discoverability
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Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson joins Intel's board of directors
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Mexico civil defense agency raises quake death toll to 226, more than half in capital
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Daily Glixel: The New 'Wolfenstein II' Trailer Is Like 'Inglourious Basterds' on Steroids
Rolling Stone
Unity introduces Machine Learning Agents to help AI advancement
Game Industry International
Steam has a “review bomb” problem—but will today’s new feature fix it?
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iOS 11 App Store changes aim to improve discoverability
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Apple has made a number of significant changes to its App Store for iPhone and iPad that it hopes will help developers better promote their games and reach new users. The alterations come with the rollout of iOS 11 this week, with...
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Gaming Software, Microsoft Corp
Overwatch now mutes Xbox One players with bad reputation
Game Industry International
A new patch has been released for Overwatch that continues Blizzard's attempts to curb bad behaviour within the multiplayer game. While consumers will be focused on the new Junkertown map that comes with it, perhaps the most interesting addition is the decision...
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Corporate Governance, Gaming Software
Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson joins Intel's board of directors
Game Industry International
This is a News In Brief article. Read more about this story by following the link below: Publisher's VP of investor relations says the technology is already in place for a shift to an access model like Spotify or Netflix Mismanaged since...
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Gaming Software, World Politics
Mexico civil defense agency raises quake death toll to 226, more than half in capital
Washington PostAssociated Press
Mexico civil defense agency raises quake death toll to 226, more than half in capital.
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Gaming Software
Daily Glixel: The New 'Wolfenstein II' Trailer Is Like 'Inglourious Basterds' on Steroids
Rolling Stone
5 Welcome to Daily Glixel, a roundup of today's video game industry news. I have a difficult choice to make next month, dear readers. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and Super Mario Odyssey come out on the same day. They're wildly different...
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Gaming Software
Unity introduces Machine Learning Agents to help AI advancement
Game Industry International
New feature goes into beta, primarily for researchers but engine firm keen to see what developers can do
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Digital Media, Gaming Software
Steam has a “review bomb” problem—but will today’s new feature fix it?
Ars TechnicaSam Machkovech
Steam, the largest digital PC game storefront in the West, continues to struggle with user-contributed game reviews. Valve launched the feature in 2013, and since then, it has seen various updates to deal with issues such as false and gamed reviews. But...
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Gaming Software
Why did Lawbreakers and Agents of Mayhem bomb? GamesBeat Decides
Venture BeatJeff Grubb
Fall is upon us, and we are gasping for breath under a deluge of games. That’s one of the reasons this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast is extra long. We spend a ton of time talking about games before diving...
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Gaming Software, Technology Industry
Jump Aims To Be The Netflix Of Independent Video Games
ForbesAlex Knapp, Forbes Staff
There's no shortage of services that aim to deliver games to consumers at a low cost. There's GameFly, for example, which began as a service offering game disc rentals to consumers by mail and now has a streaming service. Other companies have...
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Gaming Software
Steam adds histograms to address review bombing
Game Industry International
Review bombs have become a common occurrence on Steam, and Valve is looking to change the way it handles them. In a post on the Steam Blog, Valve's Alden Kroll laid out the company's thinking on the practice, where players leave negative...
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