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Games industry roundup: Id Software vet Tim Willits announces departure, Google Stadia's Reddit AMA, and China plans to eradicate poverty with a mobile game

Games industry roundup: Id Software vet Tim Willits announces departure, Google Stadia's Reddit AMA, and China plans to eradicate poverty with a mobile game

While InfluencerUpdate.biz focuses on the world of content creators and influencer marketing, it's always a good idea to keep an eye on the trends, controversies and opportunities of other sectors.

To that end, each week we round up the hottest stories as selected by our expert editorial team across our network of sites that includes PCGamesInsider.biz, PocketGamer.biz and BlockchainGamer.biz.

Want to catch up on our influencer news? Find our Hot Five right here.

Hottest stories

On PCGamesInsider.biz, Id Software veteran Tim Willits has announced his departure from the company after this year's Quakecon. There's also a look into how Anno 1800 helped Ubisoft dominate the PC market last quarter, and a report on everything to come from Google's Stadia Reddit AMA.

Meanwhile, on PocketGamer.biz, Playstation vet John Drake is heading to Disney to lead game dev, Ubisoft talks porting games to Stadia, and the Chinese government is using a mobile game to eradicate poverty. 

And over on BlockchainGamer.biz, F1 Delta Time’s just concluded its latest sale in France, raising $25,000. Skyweaver dev Horizon Blockchain Games has rounded off a $3.75 million seed investment led by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s venture fund, and there's a chat with Celer co-founder, Mo Dong, about the trials of creating a game for the blockchain.


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Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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