Niantic’s Ingress Game is Poised to Grow After Google

Niantic, a maker of games people play by trekking around their neighborhoods and cities, is bringing in two new investors, the Pokémon Company and Nintendo, after completing its spinoff from Google. Niantic, based in San Francisco, said it raised $20 million from Pokémon, Nintendo and Google, and could receive an additional $10 million if it…… Continue reading Niantic’s Ingress Game is Poised to Grow After Google

How to Make Money with Minecraft

Read the article on NYTimes.com titled “Minecraft Stars on YouTube Share Secrets to Their Celebrity” Videos by Mitchell Hughes, a top Minecraft YouTuber, often consist of him and his friends exchanging jokes as they play survival games with other online players. CreditEve Edelheit for The New York Times Continue reading the main story Excerpts of…… Continue reading How to Make Money with Minecraft

In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money

Next week we are going to read this article from the NYTimes for class SEATTLE — A bewitching creature — half woman, half deer — battles a shaman and a sentient tree. Lightning bolts strike. Weapons explode. Nasty spells are cast. The video game Dota 2, like so many across the Internet, transports teams of…… Continue reading In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money