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October 08, 2020 00:28:32
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Lockwood Publishing | Avakin Life, the Metaverse, and Games as Social Media

Oliver Kern, Chief Commercial Officer at Lockwood Publishing, who are behind the hit mobile game Avakin Life, joins Melissa Zeloof to discuss the challenges of building a “virtual world” game (how does one integrate a live music concert from a real life pop star into a mobile game?!), how they scaled their daily active users to 1.5M, the metaverse, and games as the new social media. ...

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October 01, 2020 01:01:04
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CNN, PocketGamer | Gametech, Part 2: The Journalist Perspective

Melissa Zeloof is joined by Ric Cowley, Editor of PocketGamer.biz, and Shannon Liao, reporter at CNN Business, to discuss the key happenings and trends in the gaming industry and in the gametech ecosystem behind it. As journalists covering gaming, they have a special inside-outside view of the industry, which made this a fascinating discussion. We cover gaming’s role in the entertainment world, how it adapted so well to COVID-19, Apple vs Epic Games, the importance of gametech, and much more. ...

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August 26, 2020 00:30:58
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VGames | Unearthing the Next Generation of Gaming Unicorns

Eitan Reisel, former lead in Google’s gaming division and founder of VGames, an investment firm focused specifically on unearthing the next generation of Israeli and Eastern European gaming unicorns, joins to discuss the investment opportunities in these ecosystems, the biggest trends in gaming, the importance of gametech, and much more. ...

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July 28, 2020 00:17:09
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Seenax | Indie Series, Part 1: What I Wish I Knew When Choosing a Game Publisher

This is the first episode in our new series for indie developers called, “what I wish I knew when.” Host Melissa Zeloof welcomes Gabriel Coriiu, Co-Founder of Seenax Oy and the developer behind the hit game, Hide and Seek. Gabriel will be talking about what he wishes he knew when choosing a publisher and about his journey to launching a hit hyper-casual game. ...

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July 21, 2020 00:39:59
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Newzoo | Gametech, Part 1: How Gametech is Fueling the Industry's Growth

Newzoo's CEO Peter Warman, and Market Lead of Game Developers and Publishers, Tyler Long, discuss the rapidly growing gametech ecosystem, how they mapped it out, and where it's headed. ...

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July 14, 2020 00:20:00
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ironSource | Creative Operations, Part 3: How to Make High Impact Ad Creatives

Melissa Zeloof welcomes Noa Eckstein, Director of Creative Performance at ironSource Luna, to discuss all things in-ad data, including Playworks' process for optimizing ad creatives for some of the industry's biggest names. ...

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