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Rocket League’s Season 5 Theme Song Is an Unreleased Track By Grimes

The game’s developer, Psyonix, was able to include her long-awaited song “Player Of Games” before its official release.

Hot off the heels of her long-awaited collaboration with Chris Lake, “A Drug From God,” comes the first look at a reworked version of one of Grimes

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Ariana Grande Song Streams Spike After ‘Fortnite’ Concert

Ariana Grande’s rainbow-filled, pastel-hued concert in Fortnite last weekend may have lasted under 10 minutes, but its impact lingered long after the show, helping fuel a spike in streams for the songs included in her set.

During the concert, an avatar version of the pop star performed hits like “7 rings”

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Fortnite’s Ariana Grande concert offers a taste of music in the metaverse

Ariana Grande strutted and soared around a candy-colored series of Fortnite sets in Epic’s latest major in-game live music event. The multi-day “tour” offered gamers and Grande fans alike plenty to enjoy while showcasing Epic’s impressively smooth and visually inventive vision for live events that millions of people can enjoy simultaneously.

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PortalOne raises $15M from Atari and more for a new hybrid gaming/TV show app

Gaming and streamed video are two of the biggest pastime winners throughout the last year+ of outbreak living. Now a startup which has produced a program that attracts those two entertainment formats together is announcing a celebrated seed round of financing as it prepares to emerge of beta.

PortalOne,

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Kaskade is Getting His Own Fortnite “Party Royale” Concert

The Monstercat-powered concert will join the worlds of Epic Games’ Fortnite and Rocket League.

Even before concerts were forced online due to the ongoing pandemic, Epic Games‘ flagship title, Fortnite, was hosting full-scale events. After a groundbreaking performance from Marshmello in 2019,

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Label Look: How Monstercat’s Gaming Partnerships Have Helped Its Acts Thrive Through the Pandemic

In a market driven mostly by live events, several DJs have scrambled to find new sources of income because the pandemic driven them off the street almost one year ago. Livestream sets have offered a stopgap to get some, but others have relied on streaming revenue and savings.

But for the approximately 50 actions signed into indie electronic label Monstercat,

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THE ESPORTS ECOSYSTEM: The key players and trends driving the red-hot, fast-growing esports space that’s on track to surpass $1.5 billion by 2023

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Esports and gambling have burst into the mainstream in the last few years,

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New Leak Reveals Marshmello Cosmetics Coming to Fortnite’s Party Royale

Marshmello was the first performer to stream inside Fortnite — and now it seems the game is gearing up to release some new Mello-themed cosmetics for Party Royale.

Party Royale is an evolving space in Fortnite meant for players to leave their weapons behind and connect with fellow gamers. The newly launched Party Royale mode allows players to hang with friends and enjoy live entertainment,

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We need more video games that are social platforms first, games second

During these long, mundane physically-distant days, stretching on into an uncertain future like an ever-lengthening beigeish corridor, it’s impossible not to miss hanging out with friends. Especially the kind of hanging out where you’re not really doing anything in particular, not talking about any one thing—just kind of being.

As we continue to stay physically distant from one another,

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ESports Collective FaZe Clan Partners With Culture Platform NTWRK

ESports collective FaZe Clan has entered a partnership with e-commerce and civilization stage NTWRK, whose investors include former Interscope and Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine.

“We’re in the birth of a entertainment genre. FaZe Clan is a really powerful pipeline into gaming civilization and [its] influence that is cultural that is reminds me of those ancient days of ’90s hip,”

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