Epic Store Beta Testing Self-Publishing Tools

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2021

The Epic Games Store, seen by most as the only real competition to Steam, is a controversial online PC game storefront, to say the least. The company has already drawn waves of animosity from the video game community for a number of reaso...Read More

Netflix To Enter Video Game Industry

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2021

As it stands, Netflix is already the dominant name in video streaming services. But if the latest announcements are anything to go by, the company may also soon be a big name in video games as well. Greg Peters, chief product officer and ...Read More

What Gamers Can Expect From Windows 11

Ben Hamill - June 29, 2021

On Thursday, Microsoft gave players a little glimpse into what exactly they can expect from the software giant. This insight was shared during a virtual event, which put the latest operating features that can be expected from Windows 11 o...Read More

Bragg Gaming Acquires Wild Streak Gaming

Ben Hamill - June 04, 2021

Bragg Gaming group has energised its US casino games operations by acquiring premium casino content creator Wild Streak Gaming. The acquisition price of $30 million is made up of $10 million in cash, and the balance in Bragg shares to be ...Read More

Nvidia Says PC Gaming Its Biggest Market

Ben Hamill - May 31, 2021

While chipmaking giant Nvidia raked in revenue to the tune of $155 million from the sales of crypto mining cards during the first quarter of the year alone, it maintains that PC gaming is still its most important avenue of revenue. Nvidi...Read More

Apple Faces Epic Games In Court

Ben Hamill - May 04, 2021

After several months of hype and warring, Epic Games and Apple are finally facing each other in court. The trial, one of the most important in Apple’s history, began on Monday. Tim Cook, Apple’s big boss, will be providing evi...Read More

Skyrim Is Coming To The World Of Board Games

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2021

Skyrim is finally coming to board game. According to the pre-release details of an upcoming new crowdfunding initiative, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, if all were to go according to plan, will soon be available in board game format. Altho...Read More

What The Future Holds for Gaming

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2020

Predicting the future of any industry is a precarious affair – if 2020 has taught us anything, then it’s got to be a thing of unavoidability we’ve known since just about forever: you can only really rely on death and tax...Read More

Niantic’s Pokémon Fest To Go Virtual

Ben Hamill - May 31, 2020

The annual Fest will this year be held online instead of the usual hosting by select cities the world over. The fest previously allowed players to meet up at physical locations around the globe, which locations typically involved large p...Read More

E3 Online Event Cancelled Now Too

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2020

It appears as if industries across the globe are set to adopt a whole new normal once the Coronavirus pandemic has run its course. Even before what used to be the annual gaming expo of the year was cancelled because of the current pandemi...Read More

Nvidia Confirms GeForce Now Beta Complete

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

Nvidia has officially concluded beta-testing of its new cloud-based games streaming service. Best of all is that those signed up for access to a beta account will now enjoy free access to a GeForce Now “free” account. There ar...Read More

Time To Show Your Moves To TikTok & Fortnite

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

Got TikTok and reckon yourself capable of some pretty smooth dance moves? Then be sure not to listen up because has launched a dance moves competition in collaboration with TikTok encouraging the latter’s users to show their swing ...Read More

Epic Gaming Fails In The Last Decade

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2020

The last decade has been full of highs in the gaming industry, but there have also been plenty of lows. Join us as we take a look at some of the biggest gaming disappointments of the 2010s. Read More… Read More

New Quis Quis Loop Insights Deal Confirmed

Ben Hamill - December 11, 2019

There’s a stellar new partnership kid on the block and this time round it’s between Vancouver-based tech company Loop Insights Inc. and tribal gaming community specialist industry expert Quis Quis Holdings LLC. It ...Read More

Hottest Game Releases Set for 2020

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2019

Now that another gaming year to remember is practically behind us, its time once gain to start looking forward to a new year and new things. Awesome news is that some 30+ games are already in the pipeline for release i...Read More

Games That Made Headlines In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 06, 2019

We’re officially headed into holiday time and will soon have a bit more time to do as we please, as opposed to what we have to. And what better way to be spending time away from work and responsibilities than by play...Read More

Top Canadian Online Casinos In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

The launch of new Canadian online casinos is among the massive changes seen in the gaming industry every year, and 2019 has been no exception. There are a staggering number of options, and so we have rounded up the bes...Read More

Netflix Not Getting Into Games Anytime Soon

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

Netflix isn’t planning on hopping onto the games streaming wagon anytime soon. At least not according to recent comments made by CEO Reed Hastings. Hastings commented on the general topic of streamed games, Stadia ha...Read More

Pride Of Gaming Awards Winners Revealed

Ben Hamill - September 18, 2019

CasinoBeats’ Pride of Gaming Awards are special in that they recognise those operators and developers doing their bit for the greater good and image of the industry at large. This is important as it highlights the go...Read More

Pro-Gamer Ninja Announces Adidas Deal

Ben Hamill - August 31, 2019

The world’s most famous professional gamer has been a busy beaver. A new book and a brand-new sponsorship deal with sport and fitness clothing and attire giant Adidas are just some of the latest developments going do...Read More

Mario Kart Tour Mobile Release Date Revealed

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

Buckle up your seatbelts and prepare the dogs of war because Mario Kart Tour is finally coming to Android and iOS on September 25th. The latest Nintendo release has been available in beta in a limited number of countries but b...Read More

Xbox Accused of Recording Personal Conversations

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

Issues like performance-limiting Gamerscore caps and players no longer being able to freely buy and sell games were the least of our Xbox One problems, even though back in 2013/2014 these topics and similar were the ta...Read More

Ninja Reveals Trade Secrets In New Book

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2019

Professional gamer Tyler Blevins, better known to the gaming world as “Ninja” is more than just a pro at what he does for a living. He’s also willing to reveal some of what he considers to be the secrets of the t...Read More

Mobile Gaming Now A Billion-Dollar Industry

Ben Hamill - August 26, 2019

Its no secret by now: online gaming; mobile gaming especially; is a royal money making mint. So successfully has the industry been, in fact, that its now estimated that the global gaming market will be worth an incredi...Read More

Sony Acquires Insomniac Games

Ben Hamill - August 23, 2019

Sony has acquired leading games developer Insomniac Games. The studio is responsible for titles like Ratchet & Clank and the recently released Marvel’s Spider Man for PS4. The studio has a long-standing relations...Read More

Top Capital Venture Invests $16.5M In Singularity 6

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

Forget jabbing away feverishly at a keyboard trying to get on-screen characters to respond to your beck and call, because the future of video gaming is very different to the games we once played. Not that we were in any way stuck in any s...Read More

Sony Teases PS4 Challenger Tournament Series

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

Competition tournaments are coming to PS4, a YouTube teaser video by product-owner Sony reveals. Without letting on too about too many details, Sony did reveal the names of the games cited for first participation. The PS4 Challenger Tourn...Read More

2019 Canadian Gaming Summit A Huge Success

Ben Hamill - June 27, 2019

The 2019 Canadian Gaming Summit, which was hosted in Edmonton, has officially drawn to a close and the time has come to reflect on the various recognitions made in favour of the various role-players driving the industry forward in a succe...Read More

IGT Wins London Award For Women In Gaming

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Gaming and tech distribution giant IGT has won a very special and prestigious award at this year’s Women in Gaming Diversity Awards. The company has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in diversity and inclusion, and re...Read More

Microsoft To Loosen Up On Store-Policy

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

It’s a fact that Microsoft likes to keep its own close to home in an effort to strengthen its brand. So much so that for the longest time one could really only purchase Microsoft-developed games from the company’s own Microsof...Read More

Red Rake Releases Super 12 Stars Slot

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

Casino games developer Red Rake Gaming has obviously discovered the star attraction that is a themed slots series; a model that has worked magic for developers like Quickspin and Microgaming. People just love a good story, and a slots ser...Read More

Hunger For Updates Will Break Games Industry

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

It’s a story that is sadly familiar. The games industry is under constant and relentless pressure to perform, to create and release more content than ever before, and to do so at dizzying pace. In the end, it’s the employees o...Read More

WSOP Poker Room Opens At Harrah’s Philadelphia

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Christmas came early this year. Just ask Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia, which has just opened its very own brand new and wonderfully grand World Series of Poker-branded room. 27 brand spanking new tables were on show at the grand ado...Read More

Prince Harry Calls For Complete Fortnite Ban

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2019

It certainly seems as if the bonds of marriage has had a sobering effect; for lack of a better word; on Prince Harry, the affable Duke of Sussex. The prince recently took to his and Megan Markel’s new joint Instagram account to expr...Read More

West Virginia Lawmakers Pushing HB 2178

Ben Hamill - January 15, 2019

Legislators of the state of West Virginia have renewed their attempts to try and have online gambling legalized on local soil. They have failed to achieve this goal despite constant attempts over the past few years – but that hasn&r...Read More

Amendment 4 May Boost Bingo Worker Numbers

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2018

over in Missouri, USA, has seen consistently declining revenues over the past few years. However, there is hope yet; the faltering industry might find relief through a local ballot proposal that has been aimed at alleviating a lack of bi...Read More

The Unstoppable Growth of Online Gaming

Ben Hamill - August 27, 2018

Over the past decade alone, the online gaming world has expanded exponentially, with the industry valued at an unbelievable $41.78 billion by the end of 2016. This figure is set to reach $80 billion or more by the end of 2020, while 11% o...Read More

Apple Cans Hundreds of Gaming Apps

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2018

Numerous gambling-related mobile apps have been removed from the Apple App Store – and hundreds more are likely to follow – after the implementation of Apple’s new App Review policy. In a bid to address illegal online g...Read More