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Xbox One X couldn't save gamescom 2017 from weak media coverage

Xbox One X couldn't save gamescom 2017 from weak media coverage With this year's gamescom now in the rear-view mirror, ICO Partners has taken a look at the level of media coverage the event generated compared to previous years.As it turns out, even with hype for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One X, gamescom 2017 saw the lowest level of media coverage since ICO Partners started tracking it in 2014.

Amazon Associates lets Twitch viewers buy while streaming

Amazon Associates lets Twitch viewers buy while streaming This is the first time Twitch partners and affiliates have been able to take part in Amazon Associates, and will allow them to select products from the online retail giant's catalogue that can then be purchased by anyone viewing their content.Selected products will be added to a Gear on Amazon list, an example of the new Twitch Extensions the company has also unveiled this week.

North Korea May Be Preparing Launch

South Korean media says Seoul’s military believes North Korea is readying the launch of a ballistic missile, possibly an ICBM.Yonhap news agency reports that Seoul’s defense ministry also measures North Korea’s nuclear test at 50 kilotons.

Rush Limbaugh just made the most obnoxious comments about Hurricane Irma

Rush Limbaugh just made the most obnoxious comments about Hurricane Irma Rush Limbaugh isn't a meteorologist—which he made clear right off the bat when he advised people not to believe warnings about Hurricane Irma.They're either lying to you or stupid or probably both, as Limbaugh goes on to say.

The Podcast: Women In Games

The  Podcast: Women In Games You can now download the latest episode of The GamesIndustry.Recorded during this year's European Women In Games Conference, we're joined by Dovetail Games' VP of HR and facilities Gemma Johnson-Brown, Space Ape Games' content marketing boss Deborah Mensah-Bonsu and Nyamyam co-founder Jennifer�Schneidereit.

FTC demands disclosure from influencers following TmarTn CS:GO scandal

FTC demands disclosure from influencers following TmarTn CS:GO scandal The Federal Trade Commission has ordered that two controversial YouTubers - and all other influencers by extension - must disclose any ties they have to anything promoted in their videos.The ruling is part of a settlement between the FTC, Trevor 'TmarTn' Martin and Thomas 'Syndicate' Cassell following a scandal that emerged around the latter two last year.

PewDiePie racial slur sparks backlash from Campo Santo

PewDiePie racial slur sparks backlash from Campo Santo As shown in this video, he quickly offered, "I didn't mean that in a bad way.In a series of statements on Twitter, the Firewatch co-director said the studio would be filing a DMCA takedown for all of PewDiePie's Firewatch content, and would do so for all videos he makes using Campo Santo games in the future.

Campo Santo legally able to file DMCA against PewDiePie over racial slur

Campo Santo legally able to file DMCA against PewDiePie over racial slur Legal experts have deemed that Campo Santo has the right to file a DMCA against Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg after he used a racial slur in one of his broadcasts.The strongest response has been from Firewatch developer Campo Santo, with co-founder Sean Vanaman announcing via Twitter that his firm will be filing DMCA takedowns for all of Kjellberg's videos featuring Firewatch.

Swiipe on the news: A 14 year old's app let's you Tinder your way through the day's events

Swiipe on the news: A 14 year old's app let's you Tinder your way through the day's events But my age group might not be used to it," founder Alex Goodison said.That was one reason he started building the Tinder-inspired news app.

Gaming YouTube must get its house in order

Gaming YouTube must get its house in order Some of gaming YouTube's most popular channels can attract millions if not tens of millions of views for popular videos, which means that it's become an enormously important promotional channel for indie, AAA and everything in-between.The biggest and most successful star of gaming YouTube is Felix Kjellberg, known by his nickname "PewDiePie", who has amassed a following of millions - by all accounts mostly children and young teenagers - for his energetic, high-pitched gaming videos.

Campo Santo's DMCA strike against PewDiePie accepted by YouTube

Campo Santo's DMCA strike against PewDiePie accepted by YouTube YouTube has accepted Campo Santo's DMCA request against Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg's Firewatch video, prompting the popular YouTuber to accuse studio co-founder Sean Vanaman of abusing the DMCA system.whatever" - and stated that Let's Play videos are a "grey area in legal terms.

The Podcast: Enhancing games education

The  Podcast: Enhancing games education biz Podcast is available to download now, taking a look at the relationship between games companies and academia.The discussion covers not just universities, but Higher Education and schools as well.

Patreon reportedly valued at $450m

Patreon reportedly valued at $450m A new round of funding has apparently raised the value of Patreon to roughly $450m, and it's expected to continue growing as a source of revenue for content creators.It is also claimed the round will value the platform at roughly $450m, although Patreon has yet to comment.

gab.ai is suing Google

gab.ai is suing Google The SwitchGab is, Google for allegedly-violating antitrust handsi;Leon Neal/ Getty Images)The social media site Gah.is accusing Google of violating federal antitrust laws whenthe tech giant booted Gab from the Google Play Store, according to lawsuit filedThursday.

UKIE refreshes parental advice site AskAboutGames in renewed VSC deal

UKIE refreshes parental advice site AskAboutGames in renewed VSC deal The VSC Rating Board and games trade body Ukie have today announced a renewed partnership in the form of their newly refreshed AskAboutGames site, which will launch online today at EGX.It also feeds into Ukie's work ahead of the Government's forthcoming Digital Charter, which aims to make 'the UK safest place in the world to be online'.

FTC clarifies influencer guidelines

FTC clarifies influencer guidelines The Federal Trade Commission wants social media influencers to shape up when it comes to disclosure of sponsorships and other financial ties.Additionally, tags like "#spon," "#ambassador," and "#collab" are considered too ambiguous, as is a generic "thanks.