Hybrid Gaming

The board game industry takes inspiration from the thriving video game industry

Implications - With video games booming across a multitude of online and in-person platforms, the gaming world is incorporating aspects of this industry into its board game verticals. By combining board games with video game themes or live-streaming functions, this industry is able to adapt to the multi-channel space that video gaming has entered into so seamlessly, catering to consumers that are drawn to either industry.
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Video Game-Themed Game Boards - A New Fortnite Monopoly Board Reinvents the Classic Board Games
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This Month and Warm 350 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 18
Video Game-Themed Game Boards
A New Fortnite Monopoly Board Reinvents the Classic Board Games
A new Fortnite Monopoly board is set to bring all the hype of the video game into the board game world. Created in a partnership between Epic Games and Hasbro, the Fortnite Monopoly board aims to... [More]
Voice Assistant Buttons - Amazon's Echo Buttons Allow Alexa to Participate in Gaming Experiences
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This Year and Average 363 Clicks Pub: Nov 4, 17
Voice Assistant Buttons
Amazon's Echo Buttons Allow Alexa to Participate in Gaming Experiences
Amazon recently introduced the ‘Echo Button,’ a device that connects to Amazon Alexa and makes it possible for groups to play games that have players buzz in their answers. The... [More]
Board Game Livestreams - Big Potato Games is Sharing Tabletop Gaming on Twitch
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This Week and Warm 105 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 18
Board Game Livestreams
Big Potato Games is Sharing Tabletop Gaming on Twitch
When it comes to gaming on Twitch—the livestreaming video platform and Amazon subsidiary—viewers usually tune in to watch video game broadcasts. Twitch is now expanding to offer more non-gaming... [More]
Video Game-Inspired Board Games - The Hasbro Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart is a New Take on a Classic
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This Year and Warm 210 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 18
Video Game-Inspired Board Games
The Hasbro Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart is a New Take on a Classic
Mario Kart is renowned the world over for being a family friendly video game that can provide hours of entertainment, so the Hasbro Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart board game has been developed as a new... [More]
Video Game-Inspired Board Games - The Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Immerses Players in Detail
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This Month and Average 83 Clicks Pub: Sep 8, 18
Video Game-Inspired Board Games
The Horizon Zero Dawn Board Game Immerses Players in Detail
Board game culture is expanding as consumers seek out tech-free pastimes to play with friends and/or family, which is seeing new options like the Horizon Zero Dawn board game be unveiled to the... [More]
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