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Games industry roundup: Epic opens studio in Cologne, Dr. Mario makes $1.4m in first month, and Cooking Mama heads to the blockchain

Games industry roundup: Epic opens studio in Cologne, Dr. Mario makes $1.4m in first month, and Cooking Mama heads to the blockchain

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.

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Hottest stories

On PCGamesInsider.biz, Fortnite developer Epic Games has opened a new studio out in Cologne, Germany. Hardware giant Nvidia reports a 20 per cent decline in GPU sales, while THQ Nordic continues its acquirement spree by snapping up three new studios.

Meanwhile, on PocketGamer.biz, Tencent was the top-grossing global apps publisher in July, the first month of Nintendo's latest mobile foray Dr. Mario is the company's lowest mobile earner to date, and Huawei has unveiled a new Android rival called HarmonyOS.

And over on BlockchainGamer.biz, there's a survey looking into the general attitude towards blockchain in games during Q2 and what we can expect in the coming months, WAX blockchain claims $400 million-worth of lifetime NFT trading, and Nintendo's latest Cooking Mama title could see elements of in-game blockchain action.

 


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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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