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Nintendo DS dominates North America and Japan selling over 90 million units main

The video game industry has evolved in the last two decades thanks to innovative consoles targeting various users globally. However, some consoles have attracted more attention in certain regions compared to others. Data presented by Safe Betting Sites shows that handheld game console Nintendo DS has dominated sales in North America and Japan with a …

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Games applications hit almost 1 million on Apple App Store with 21% share(1)

Gaming industry investors and developers are capitalizing on the growth of mobile games as a result of high smartphone penetration across the world. Based on the number of applications on the Apple App Store, it is clear that the gaming category continues to be a force to reckon with. Data presented by SafeBettingSites indicates that …

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Global interest in NBA grows by 1150% over the last year

Global interest in NBA grows by 1150% over the last year

The National Basketball Association has witnessed growing popularity across the globe due to several factors like strategic marketing. The current season has received much attention due to the league’s suspension and subsequent resumption due to the coronavirus pandemic. Data presented by Safe Betting Sites Canada indicates that the global interest in the keyword ‘NBA’ has …

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Gamers earn $3.6 million from esports tournaments in last 30 days

Gamers earn $3.6 million from esports tournaments in last 30 days

Electronic sports (esports) has seen a rise in popularity and the number of players across the globe thanks to various factors. The spike in esports popularity is being reflected in the amount of prize money earned by different players and teams. Data presented by Safe Betting Sites indicates that between July 17 and August 17 …

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In this photo Xbox remote controller.

The coronavirus pandemic that hit the world early this year crippled different sectors of the economy including the entertainment industry. However, based on the number of sales, the video game industry appears to be among the few beneficiaries of the pandemic. Data gathered by Safe Betting Sites shows that between January and July this year, …

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Five most-popular games on Steam generated over $2 billion in revenue

With Steam enjoying a large catalog of games both free and paying, some have emerged to be more popular among users. Developers focus on users’ needs has seen some games end up generating more revenue on the platform. Data gathered by Safe Betting Sites indicates that the top five most popular games on video game …

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world-leading gambling companies brand value lower than top US brands

Online gambling and betting have been growing with leading brands putting in the effort to elevate their brands to higher levels. However, compared to leading brands from other industries, there still exists a huge gap. Data gathered by Safe Betting Sites indicates that the top ten leading online gambling companies hit $23.62  billion in brand …

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27 sports-related companies' acquisitions registered YTD, a decline of almost 30% YOY

Sports-related companies’ acquisitions globally have plunged due to factors mainly attributed to the coronavirus pandemic. With several professional sports activities making a come back, acquisition transactions are set to increase in the coming months. Data gathered by Safe Betting Sites indicates that the number of sports industry-related acquisitions between January and July this year stands …

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NBA sponsorship revenue to grow by 159% over the last 10 years

NBA sponsorship revenue to grow by 159% over the last 10 years

Over the last decade, the National Basketball Association has been focusing on new revenue streams to supplement returns from television viewing. Strategies adopted by the association are paying off thanks to the increasing sponsorship revenue. Data gathered by Safe Betting Sites shows that the NBA sponsorship revenue is projected to grow by 159.33% between 2010 …

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