Tag: video games

Investors Getting Bullish on Booming Video Game Industry

Investors Getting Bullish on Booming Video Game Industry

Analysts have recently noted that investors are starting to recognize that the esports industry is picking up and could be worth around $138 billion by the end of the year. Triogem Asset Management’s Tim Seymour said that the video game industry is changing the landscape for media companies, as well as how people engage in sports. He added that beside the excitement, the industry also attracts all demographics. Meanwhile, esports commentator Alex Mendez also pointed out that global nature of the industry helped its rapid growth since players can compete from just about anywhere. According to a recent report by […]

Florida Shooting Prompts Trump to Talk to Video Game Industry

Florida Shooting Prompts Trump to Talk to Video Game Industry

US president Donald Trump is set to meet with executives from the video game industry to discuss, according to him, the link between certain games and violent acts. The Republican president believes that violence in video games may have had an influence on the 19-year old shooter who had killed 17 people in a Florida high school. The meeting will also be attended by executives from Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, the parent company of Rockstar Games Inc, and ZeniMax Media Inc, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, conservative activists, Republican Senator Marco Rubio and other members of Congress. Source: Reuters