Mobile Gaming Digest – January 2023
Another year has passed, and here at WGAMES, there is no shortage of exciting surprises coming your way in 2023.
To kick off the year ahead, we’ve released a brand-new update for our players to enjoy:
The thrilling game, American Stars 2, and its accompanying challenge
📌 Featured Article
Why Social Casino Games Are Still Thriving in 2023
Casino games have been around for centuries and are still thriving in 2023. The social casino game industry, especially in the form of mobile applications, is also a much-loved form of gaming that people love playing. In fact, there are many reasons why social casino games are so popular.
🚀 Industry News
Three Mobile Gaming Predictions To Help Developers Stay Ahead In 2023
The future of mobile gaming continues to shine bright. In 2022, the global games market as a whole was expected to generate nearly $197 billion, according to forecasts by Newzoo. The primary driver of this growth was mobile, which made up more than half of the market.
Casual Gamers a ‘Critical’ Audience for Blockchain Games: GameFi Execs
The casual gaming market will remain a crucial audience for blockchain games and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) in gaming, according to three blockchain gaming company co-founders.
Leading Component Manufacturers in the Mobile Gaming Theme
Mobile gaming is already bigger than the console and PC gaming markets combined, contributing nearly 57% of the $173bn global video games revenue in 2020. The mobile gaming market will grow to $272bn by 2030, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% over the period, according to GlobalData forecasts.
🌎 Around the Web
How Robots Are Helping Address the Fast-Food Labor Shortage
Using artificial intelligence, computer vision technology, and a mechanical arm, Miso Robotics’ Flippy 2 has been deployed to Chipotle, White Castle, and Wing Zone. White Castle said it plans to add 100 Flippy robots to work the fry station at its restaurants nationwide.
Microsoft Extends OpenAI Partnership in a ‘Multibillion-Dollar Investment’
Microsoft says it’s extending its long-term partnership with OpenAI through a new “multiyear, multibillion-dollar investment.” The investment comes just weeks after Microsoft was rumored to be investing $10 billion into OpenAI, the creators of popular AI tools like ChatGPT and DALL-E 2.
This Developer Used ChatGPT’s Brain to Build a Super-Smart ‘Siri’
Developer Mate Marschalko used Siri's voice, Apple's Shortcuts app, GPT-3's smarts, and a little bit of hackery to create a surprisingly smart home assistant that can respond to fairly demanding queries.
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