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-- 04 Oct 2021

FF7 First Soldier Release Date, App Store Gaming Profits, Genshin Impact Razer Collab | Gaming News





App Store Gaming Profits

Hello guys and welcome to the Gaming News for 04 Oct 2021. It was revealed during the Apple versus Epic lawsuit that during the 2019 fiscal year, Apple made something like $8.5 billion from gaming on the Apple App Store. Now Apple themselves have disputed this number, saying that that is just basically the amount of revenue that was generated. It doesn't take into account the costs and the actual profit that was made. And that number is still huge, though, because they said that through analysis that's more money than Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, and Activision combined have made. Who are basically all of the major players in gaming, and I'm sure that there's a similar story when it comes to Google's Play Store and Android phones, but I guess we'll find out later about that. It's interesting to actually have a number of how much (revenue) Apple is actually making, in case you've ever been curious about it.

Genshin Impact Razer Collab

The next bit of news for today is miHoYo, who is the developer behind Genshin Impact, has partnered with Razer to sell a Paimon based gaming chair. But if you're interested in Genshin Impact gaming merch then know that that is available.

FF7 First Soldier Release Date

Then the last bit of news for today, is during the Tokyo Game Show it was revealed that Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier, which is a battle royale game based in the Final Fantasy VII universe, is coming out in around November time. I guess next month. If you didn't know, Final Fantasy VII is going to have its own battle royale game, and there's already been a couple of trailers revealed that show what it looks like and so on. If you're interested, then know that that is coming soon. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Nice and short and sweet for today. Thank you as always for all the new followers coming on to the feed and I will see you tomorrow. Thanks, guys. Bye bye.

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I have played hundreds of games in my life and have experienced truly amazing games. As time has passed and games continue to evolve, I want to share my gaming adventures with the world so you can improve your gaming experience too.

There are several gaming franchises I love experiencing a lot such as Final Fantasy, Resident Evil, God of War, Uncharted, Yakuza, Assassin's Creed, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Xenoblade Chronicles and more.

In 1997 when I was 12 years old, a class mate of mine asked me, have you ever played Final Fantasy 7? I was like no, what’s that? He lent me his copy, and I remember on the first night I escaped Midgar after not being able to put it down for 5 to 6 hours even though it was a school night. Shortly after I finished the game and my gaming obsession was truly planted.

Towards the end of 1998 I played Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time. It was a revelation to me, given its combat, story telling, music and satisfying ending. It also gave a hint of what open world could look like given how “huge” Hyrule Field was, which was massive for the time. After nearly 25 years, Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time still sits at the top of my favourite games of all time list.

When I went to University during 2003 to 2007, it was the era of Half Life 2. I remember spending a portion of my student loan so I could get a gaming pc powerful enough to play it.

During that time I also started my adventures in MMOs including Final Fantasy 11 and World of Warcraft. It amazes me that they are still online to this day.

After leaving University, I like most people ended up in the 9 to 5 cycle, after a year of being stuck in the “no job without experience, no experience without a job”. At the time I was still living with my parents and I got distracted on girls for a while. My love for gaming never ended though, with it always being a fall back for me.

In 2013, I started my first YouTube channel, as a way to also document my time in the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn. I had seen some YouTubers who made really good videos. For me, at the time, it was a hobby to do on the evening and weekends, I never went into it thinking one day it would be my job. I would have made videos, even if it made no money at all.

After 10 years of multiple jobs, living a very miserable existence in the 9 to 5 cycle, it all abruptly ended in 2018 with my disability of severe anxiety preventing me from commuting to London to work any more.

During the Pandemic, a lot of people were losing their jobs, and there was a lot more time to produce videos and play games. While growing as a content creator, I noticed my Instagram page had little to no content. One day I picked up my phone and recorded a video talking about gaming as it was my favourite hobby.

As I have now played hundreds of games and my passion has evolved for the last 30 years, I see my love for gaming lasting until the day I die. Games have made me laugh, made me cry, and everything in between. The recent price increases have definitely dampened gaming for most gamers, but I am in a privileged position as an Independent Gaming Journalist to receive a lot of games for free from developers and publishers to review.

I hope I can always bring the highest quality Gaming News every day, in digestible 1 to 1.5 minute summaries, to share the passion I have always had for it.

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