From Pong to Fortnite: How video games became an entertainment juggernaut

| October 15, 2019

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Gaming has come a long way since the arcade. Revenue from the video game industry now eclipses the box office and music industry combined. Here is a look at how video games grew to such a powerful force in entertainment.

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Mission Statement: To offer people an online sports-centric TV streaming service to watch anywhere and everywhere at their convenience.MURGE was created to be a positive disruption to the digital distribution of streaming videos, subsequently becoming the fastest-growing over-the-top internet television service in the United States and across the globe.Through innovative technology, we are built to connect & engage users to sports related content in the form of streaming media on one convenient platform. With a wifi connection users can access a full slate of sports media via smart TV’s, tablets, mobile devices, apps and desktop computers.

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