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28Apr

Trending Topics: Sonic Origins & Apple Removing Outdated Apps

By |April 28, 2022|Categories: Insights, Trending: Gaming Topics & News|

Which stories have been driving significant engagement within the gaming community? And why? In this post, we cover audience reactions to the news that Apple is removing outdated apps and games from the App Store, as well as the announcement of Sonic Origins. Relevant audience metrics provided for these stories include sentiment analysis, engagement numbers, top related [...]

24Mar

Trending Topics: Elden Ring, Witcher & More

By |March 24, 2022|Categories: Insights, Trending: Gaming Topics & News|

The Latest & Greatest Video Game News We’re back with more highlights on audience reactions to recent trending stories that have been driving significant engagement within the gaming community. In this post, we cover Elden Ring’s reception since last month’s release and the announcement for the next Witcher installment. Spiketrap’s AI monitors in real-time for trending [...]

24Feb

Trending Topics: Elden Ring, Respawn Star Wars Games & Halo TV Show

By |February 24, 2022|Categories: Insights, Trending: Gaming Topics & News|

While gaming acquisitions and major sporting events have stolen the headlines in recent weeks, other top trending news stories have been driving significant engagement within the gaming community. So, let’s skip past topics like Super Bowl LVI or Sony’s plans to acquire Bungie (which you can read more about here and here), and dive into the top [...]

26Jan

Trending Topics: Kirby’s 30, Fortnite Skins, & Microsoft Acquires Activision Blizzard

By |January 26, 2022|Categories: Insights, Trending: Gaming Topics & News|Tags: |

While some may be tiptoeing into 2022, the news cycle certainly is not! Already, the gaming and entertainment industry have given audiences quite a few headlines to buzz about. Let’s take a look at three of the top trending news stories driving conversations within gaming communities.  Specifically, we’ll discuss audience reactions to Kirby’s 30th anniversary, new Fortnite [...]

16Mar

Trending Tuesday: Meghan & Harry Cause a Stir, Animal Crossing Comes to Life, & Microsoft Finalizes Bethesda Acquisition

By |March 16, 2021|Categories: Trending: Gaming Topics & News|Tags: |

This week, Oprah’s interview with Harry and Meghan sparked up some lively conversations, Animal Crossing announced its collaboration with Build-a-Bear, and Microsoft finalized its acquisition of Bethesda. Let’s dive into the conversations and see what folks had to say. Harry and Meghan’s Interview Inspires Discussions Oprah Winfrey made quite an impact last week when she sat down with [...]

9Mar

Trending Tuesday: Valheim Vikings Rise, Nike Ups Sneaker Hype, and Nintendo Switch Gets an Upgrade

By |March 9, 2021|Categories: Trending: Gaming Topics & News|Tags: |

This week, indie title Valheim hit a milestone in sales, Nike and Supreme released another coveted sneaker collaboration, and Nintendo Switch is getting an upgrade. Indie Title Valheim Makes It Big Survival sandbox game Valheim generated some buzz last week when it hit five million sales after being out for only a month. Fans celebrated the milestone [...]

2Mar

Trending Tuesday: State of Play Excitement, Fall Guys Blast Off, & Luca Makes a Splash

By |March 2, 2021|Categories: Trending: Gaming Topics & News|Tags: |

This week, Playstation held a State of Play event chock full of exciting news, Fall Guys announced its upcoming theme for season 4, and Pixar dropped the trailer for their latest movie, Luca. Audience Excitement Around State of Play Playstation’s State of Play event generated interesting conversations as fans began reacting to announcements surrounding some of their [...]

23Feb

Trending Tuesday: Nintendo Direct & BlizzConline Generate Buzz while Cruella Gets the Supervillain Treatment

By |February 23, 2021|Categories: Trending: Gaming Topics & News|Tags: |

This week, the Internet got their fill of live gaming events. From Nintendo Direct to BlizzConline, we’re taking a look at audience reactions to some of the year’s most exciting announcements in gaming, as well as Disney’s new Cruella movie. Nintendo Direct Announcements Amp up Excitement Nintendo fans were eagerly anticipating this year’s Nintendo Direct event, especially [...]

16Feb

Trending Tuesday: Powerpuffs Get Spicy, A Cool Cast Gets Hype, & Crash’s 25th Birthday Bash

By |February 16, 2021|Categories: Trending: Gaming Topics & News|Tags: |

In this edition of Trending Tuesday, we are exploring audience reactions to a live action interpretation of the Powerpuff Girls, casting decisions for a live action adaptation of The Last of Us, and Crash Bandicoot’s 25th birthday bash. Sugar, Spice, and Gritty Live Action On February 9th, it was announced that The Powerpuff Girls cartoon from the [...]

9Feb

Trending Tuesday: Super-Sized Conversations, Players Battle Cheaters, & Mandalorian Blasts Off

By |February 9, 2021|Categories: Trending: Gaming Topics & News|Tags: |

Audiences Make The Big Game Their Own in Conversation Excitement for the big game exploded on Sunday, with online conversation engagement volume surpassing 5.6 million. Most of it occurred on Twitter, where people posted over a million original tweets, driving over 3 million retweets and over 327 thousand replies covering plenty of different topics. Sentiment was [...]

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