Comment from Stephen Upstone, CEO of LoopMe Media and UK Chair of the Mobile Advertising Association on Amazon’s acquisition of Twitch:

With mobile gaming becoming and $100bn market by 2017 this is big business that is going through a rapid transformation creating the ability for large companies like Amazon to profit. Other similar moves from Facebook to purchase Oculus, the purchase this month of Chinese Games company Funplus for $960m and the recent Supercell acquisition by Softbank for $3bn continue to show that mobile gaming is hot and defining mobile advertising.'


Gold plated attractions at this years Australasian Gaming Expo

“This year’s visitor attendance has been remarkable – which was both reassuring for exhibitors and an endorsement of the approach taken by AEG Ogden to the task of operating the venue and the New South Wales Government’s provision of additional visitor transport options”, commented Gaming Technologies Association (GTA) CEO Ross Ferrar.