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SEGA and Wonacott Communications Partner for The Total War Showcase

by Wonacott Communications

As the Total War franchise prepares to celebrate its 15th year in 2015, all-star development team Creative Assembly has begun the push for an onslaught of new Total War titles set for release. Last week in San Francisco, we had the privilege to work with publisher SEGA of America to host the first ever Total War Summit, a private media event highlighting upcoming and announced games in the iconic franchise.

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Connected Gaming Week - November 21

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry


Only 25 Percent of Early Access Games Have Been Released
GameSpot
We're seeing more and more games take advantage of Steam's Early Access program, but so far only 25 percent of them have been finished and released as full games, according to a report by video game research provider EEDAR.

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Wonacott Releases EEDAR’s Mobile Games Report, Industry is Abuzz

by Wonacott Communications

 


EEDAR, the largest specialty video game research firm in the world, is always analyzing new trends in the industry. With almost three quarters of Americans owning a smartphone or tablet, EEDAR studied the mobile and tablet games industry and recently released its latest report, “2014 Deconstructing Mobile & Tablet Gaming.”  Revealing surprising new data about gender, age, monetization and more – EEDAR asked our games PR team to help spread word of the in-depth and enlightening report to the masses.

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Connected Gaming Week - October 31

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry 

Charity Drive Extra Life 2014 Raises’ About $5.4 M’ and Counting
Polygon
Extra Life, the annual video game livestream marathon for charity, has raised "about $5.4 million" so far this year for Children's Miracle Network hospitals, Extra Life announced Monday.

 

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Connected Gaming Week - October 24

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry 


A Surprising Number of Franchises Have Gone Free-to-Play
Gamer Informer
Free-to-play may not be the total future of the video game industry, but it is absolutely a crucial part of it. From brand new brands to – as this list outlines – established franchises with a fanbase already in place, so many games have adopted the model that it's hard to keep up. 

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Connected Gaming Week - October 17

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry


Harassment Must Stop, Says E3 Organizer in Response to "Gamergate"
GameSpot
The Entertainment Software Association, the games industry trade group that manages the annual E3 event, has called for an end to online harassment amid a bitter row between gamers on social media.

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LOOT’s Fluster Cluck revealed on GameSpot’s The Lobby, Coverage Goes Wide

by Wonacott Communications

After helping with the PS4 launch for The Last Tinker: City of Colors, the Wonacott team kicked into gear to bring LOOT Entertainment’s latest co-op/multiplayer shooter, Fluster Cluck, into the spotlight. With the Oct. 21 launch quickly approaching, Wonacott rounded up the Chikkins and secured some epic coverage this week, including an amazing preview feature on GameSpot - The Lobby!

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Connected Gaming Week - October 10

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry

Funding for Kickstarter Games in 2014 Drops by More Than Half
GameSpot
If data from the first half of the year is any indication, funding for Kickstarter games in 2014 will drop by more than half compared to 2013, according to game consulting and market intelligence agency ICO Partners.

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Connected Gaming Week - October 3

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry


Xbox One is Launched in China
Games Industry
Microsoft launched the Xbox One in 37 cities throughout China on Monday. The Company partnered with Chinese internet television company BesTV for launch and distribution of the console in China.

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Connected Gaming Week - September 26

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry


Why Ignoring China is Bad for Mobile Games Development
Polygon
Mobile development is beginning to adopt the philosophy of console development with the inclusion of higher-end graphics and storytelling, says Kent Wakeford of free-to-play publisher Kabam during his speech at DICE Europe 2014. However, as mobile gaming evolves technologically, developers need to begin thinking about expanding globally.

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Wonacott Unveils Kobojo’s Zodiac at TGS; Internets go Wild

by Wonacott Communications

After working together on multiple PR campaigns, French game developer Kobojo asked the Wonacott team to help introduce their latest multi-platform RPG, Zodiac, to the masses. Kobojo is passionate about creating high-quality multi-player games and joined forces with former creative talents of Final Fantasy games to develop the new JRPG for PlayStation® Vita and iOS devices. With Tokyo Game Show (TGS) fast approaching Wonacott hopped on board to formally announce Zodiac at TGS and secured some pretty friggin’ awesome coverage.

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Connected Gaming Week - September 19

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry

Western Mobile Gaming is ‘Years Behind China’
Games Industry
The mobile-gaming gold rush is over, according to one of the people responsible for it. But he says the industry can reestablish a stronger, more sustainable model by looking to the East.

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Bringing CE Company GAMDIAS to Gamers Looking to Save Big, Play Hard

by Wonacott Communications

After successfully breaking into Asian and European markets, GAMDIAS, a Taiwan-based gaming gear manufacturer, asked the Wonacott team to help introduce its new budget-friendly product lineup to the U.S. market. The company is known for making quality PC and gaming peripherals that aim for practicality and artistic design. With the summer season in full swing, the Wonacott team quickly hopped on board to formally announce their new summer lineup to help drive pre-orders and secure review coverage.


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Connected Gaming Week - September 12

by Wonacott Communications

The Industry


China Leading the Way for Mobile Games Distribution Via Mobile Chat Apps

GamesIndustry.com
The Chinese mobile games market is forecasted to grow at an astounding rate of 93% in 2014 over 2013, to $2.9 billion, and is expected to continue growth at a brisk CAGR of 37.6% through 2018 according to Niko Partners, the market intelligence firm where I am the managing partner.

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Shout Out to Our Summer Interns as they Head Back to School

by Wonacott Communications

Most PR professionals get their start with good ol’ fashion internships. We think having an internship is more than just answering phones and going on coffee runs – we encourage mentorship and view our interns as an opportunity to help us provide our clients with more efficiency while adding fresh creative minds to our practice. As the days of summer dwindle down and our interns head back to school, we wish them luck and truly appreciate having the privilege of working with them.

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