Electronic Games

Electronic Arts and PGA of America Partner to Bring PGA Championship and PGA Coaches’ Expertise to EA SPORTS PGA TOUR

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 4:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005648/en/\nEA SPORTS is partnering with the PGA of America to bring players the PGA Championship, and only in EA SPORTS PGA TOUR will players be able to hoist the historic Wanamaker Trophy.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005648/en/\nEA SPORTS is partnering with the PGA of America to bring players the PGA Championship, and only in EA SPORTS PGA TOUR will players be able to hoist the historic Wanamaker Trophy.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)\nThe new game, releasing in Spring 2022, will be the exclusive home of all four of golf\xe2\x80\x99s major championships: The Masters Tournament, PGA Championship, U.S. Open Championship and The Open Championship.
  • For EA SPORTS PGA TOUR assets, visit: EAPressPortal.com and follow @EASPORTSPGATOUR on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates.\nElectronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment.
  • For more information about the PGA of America, visit PGA.com and follow us on Twitter , Instagram and Facebook .\n'

Save the Galaxy in the Epic Saga of Commander Shepard With Mass Effect Legendary Edition Today

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

b"BioWare, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) studio, today released Mass Effect\xe2\x84\xa2 Legendary Edition, the definitive way to experience the beloved science fiction role-playing game trilogy.

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  • b"BioWare, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) studio, today released Mass Effect\xe2\x84\xa2 Legendary Edition, the definitive way to experience the beloved science fiction role-playing game trilogy.
  • The game is available worldwide on PC via Origin, EA Desktop app and Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with optimized backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.
  • The Mass Effect Legendary Edition features the heart-pounding cinematic single-player base content and 40+ downloadable content (DLC) story, weapons and armor packs from Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3 and brings the legend of Commander Shepard to life in 4K Ultra HD with HDR compatibility.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • A new photo mode will give players a chance to pause gameplay and capture their personal moments through the cinematic adventure.

Penn National Gaming to Launch Barstool Sportsbook Mobile App in Indiana

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b"Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN)(\xe2\x80\x9cPenn National\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) announced today that the Indiana Gaming Commission (\xe2\x80\x9cIGC\xe2\x80\x9d) has approved the Company\xe2\x80\x99s application to offer online sports wagering in Indiana.

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  • b"Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN)(\xe2\x80\x9cPenn National\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) announced today that the Indiana Gaming Commission (\xe2\x80\x9cIGC\xe2\x80\x9d) has approved the Company\xe2\x80\x99s application to offer online sports wagering in Indiana.
  • Penn National plans to launch its Barstool Sportsbook mobile app on iOS and android, as well as for desktop users, at 10:00 a.m. CST on May 18, 2021, pending any final regulatory approvals.
  • Once live, Indiana will become the Company\xe2\x80\x99s fourth online sports betting market, following previously successful launches in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Illinois.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are thrilled to be launching our online Barstool Sportsbook in Indiana at the start of the NBA\xe2\x80\x99s new playoff format,\xe2\x80\x9d said Jay Snowden, President and CEO of Penn National.
  • In February 2020, Penn National entered into a strategic partnership with Barstool Sports, whereby Barstool is exclusively promoting the Company's land-based and online casinos and sports betting products, including the Barstool Sportsbook mobile app, to its national audience.

Nintendo News: Two Suspense-Filled Famicom Detective Club Games Are Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'Question suspects, reveal secrets and immerse yourself in two chilling murder mysteries with the Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind games.

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  • b'Question suspects, reveal secrets and immerse yourself in two chilling murder mysteries with the Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind games.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005100/en/\nQuestion suspects, reveal secrets and immerse yourself in two chilling murder mysteries with the Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind games.
  • These suspenseful tales are now available in the U.S. for the first time, fully modernized for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.
  • You\xe2\x80\x99re in charge of these cases, detective \xe2\x80\x93 conduct them as you see fit.\nOriginally released in Japan only, Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir and Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind have been revitalized for Nintendo Switch with re-created graphics, music and sound effects.

Global Browser Games Market Report 2021: Major Players Include King Digital Entertainment, NCSOFT, GungHo Online, Zynga, Tencent, Microsoft, Activision Blizzard Inc., Sega, Sony and Peak Games - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:17pm

b'The "Browser Games Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nMajor players in the browser games market are King Digital Entertainment, NCSOFT, GungHo Online, Zynga, Tencent, Microsoft, Activision Blizzard Inc., Sega, Sony Corporation and Peak Games.\nRapid increase in the number of active gamers across the world is driving the browser games market.

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  • b'The "Browser Games Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nMajor players in the browser games market are King Digital Entertainment, NCSOFT, GungHo Online, Zynga, Tencent, Microsoft, Activision Blizzard Inc., Sega, Sony Corporation and Peak Games.\nRapid increase in the number of active gamers across the world is driving the browser games market.
  • According to the state of online gaming report in 2019, gamers play for an average of seven hours seven minutes per week, a 19.3% increase in 2018.
  • Therefore, the rapid increase in the number of active gamers across the world is expected to drive the browser games market.\nThe frustration of the gamers due to slow downloads is the major restraining factor in the browser games market.
  • Global Browser Games Forecast Market, 2020-2025F, 2030F, $ Billion\n'

GRAVITY Interactive, Inc. Announced the Return of Dragon Saga for the European Region

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005020/en/\nGravity Interactive, Inc., a subsidiary of Gravity Co., Ltd., announced that its PC game Dragon Saga has returned to the European regions including Switzerland, Norway, the UK, and Turkey.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005020/en/\nGravity Interactive, Inc., a subsidiary of Gravity Co., Ltd., announced that its PC game Dragon Saga has returned to the European regions including Switzerland, Norway, the UK, and Turkey.
  • Previous European users are able to reactivate their Dragon Saga accounts.
  • Dragon Saga gives players an enchanting and vast world to explore with its fast-paced combat, extraordinary skills, massive bosses, and dungeons.
  • Dragon Saga gives players an enchanting and vast world to explore with its fast-paced combat, extraordinary skills, massive bosses, and dungeons.

Elys Game Technology Achieves 39% Revenue Growth and Reports Record Revenue of $14.2 Million for the First Quarter of 2020

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:49pm

Our web-based gaming turnover increased by an impressive 150% over the same period last year and we continue to generate strong cash flow from operations.

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  • Our web-based gaming turnover increased by an impressive 150% over the same period last year and we continue to generate strong cash flow from operations.
  • Net loss in the first quarter of 2021 also included approximately $0.4 million of stock-based compensation and $0.25 million of expenses related to our expansion into US markets.
  • We continue to maintain a disciplined spending approach by allocating discretionary cash towards future business opportunities.
  • We also generated over $3.9 million of proceeds from the exercise of warrants during the first quarter of 2021.

Darby McDevitt Joins iLLOGIKA

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:37pm

b"iLLOGIKA is pleased to announce that Darby McDevitt, the renowned and award-winning script writer of multiple Assassin\xe2\x80\x99s Creed games, has joined the company as Narrative Director to work with our talented teams of developers on several titles, including our narrative-driven, single-player, movie-based, PC/console game.\nAs iLLOGIKA grows, it\xe2\x80\x99s developing several projects that rely on immersive narratives to transport players directly into the game experience.

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  • b"iLLOGIKA is pleased to announce that Darby McDevitt, the renowned and award-winning script writer of multiple Assassin\xe2\x80\x99s Creed games, has joined the company as Narrative Director to work with our talented teams of developers on several titles, including our narrative-driven, single-player, movie-based, PC/console game.\nAs iLLOGIKA grows, it\xe2\x80\x99s developing several projects that rely on immersive narratives to transport players directly into the game experience.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are very happy to welcome Darby to the team as he joins us at a crucial stage of our growth.
  • We are currently investing heavily in both talent and projects; Darby is a key hire that should signal our commitment to building exemplary teams and high-quality story-driven games\xe2\x80\x9d says David Fug\xc3\xa8re-Lamarre, CEO of iLLOGIKA.
  • Darby joins a team that already includes industry veterans such as Creative Director Herv\xc3\xa9 Sliwa and Producer Frank Rosay.\niLLOGIKA is a video game developer and creator of immersive experiences with a multifaceted team of over 70 professionals, all of whom bring a unique mix of creativity and technological expertise to their craft.

HyperX Joins National Hockey League as Official Global Partner of 2021 NHL Gaming World Championship

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:05pm

b'HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc. , today announced it is partnering with the National Hockey League (NHL\xc2\xae) as the Official Gaming Headsets supplier of the 2021 NHL Gaming World Championship\xe2\x84\xa2 (GWC).

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  • b'HyperX , the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc. , today announced it is partnering with the National Hockey League (NHL\xc2\xae) as the Official Gaming Headsets supplier of the 2021 NHL Gaming World Championship\xe2\x84\xa2 (GWC).
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005791/en/\nHyperX Joins National Hockey League as Official Global Partner of 2021 NHL Gaming World Championship.
  • Running from April 7 to July 24, the NHL GWC offers the hockey gamer community a chance to show off their skills while sporting award-winning HyperX Cloud headsets.
  • Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief \xe2\x80\x94 We\xe2\x80\x99re All Gamers.\n'