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Four horror titles by Bloober Team co-funded with €150K grants from European Commission. Here’s why
Bloober Team received at least four grants, each worth €150 thousand, through the European Union’s Media Program. The European Commission awarded these grants to the studio to support the development of four horror games, including The Medium and Layers of Fear 2. Here’s what the European Commission saw in them.
Program announced for WN Eastern Europe
WN Eastern Europe kicks off July 1. The hybrid conference will include over 3,500 attendees, representing companies like Activision Blizzard, Raw Fury, Unity, Crazy Panda, Belka Games, and Adjust. The organizers have announced the official program both for the online and offline parts of the event.
WN Eastern Europe’21 to start July 1 featuring in-person event in St. Petersburg
WN Eastern Europe will take place July 1-31. The event is expected to bring together over 3,500 game industry professionals from more than 100 countries. That includes game developers, publishers, investors, platforms, and service providers.
Report: EU should tackle loot boxes through consumer protection legislation
Loot boxes have proved rather resilient in the face of attempts by the EU authorities to regulate them through gambling legislation. In the countries that classified loot boxed as a gambling mechanic, such as Belgium and the Netherlands, publishers simply made the in-game currency unavailable while keeping it elsewhere.
Sensor Tower: user spending on mobile games in Europe to reach $12.9 billion by 2022
Europeans will spend around $23 billion on apps in 2020 across the App Store and Google Play. Spending on mobile games will also increase from 2019, but their share of the total revenue generated on mobile will decrease compared to non-gaming apps.