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Tim Maloney, Co-Founder and CIO of Roundhill Investments shares his thoughts on all things gaming. From the metaverse and virtual reality to the shift to a gaming-as-a-service revenue model, we dive into the world of e-sports, streaming, and the gaming industry. As we sip and share notes on two different bourbons, Tim provides insight into the current state of gaming and we look at what it could become in the future.
[01:17] - Introduction
[03:10] – Tasting: Woodford Reserve Master Collection (1838 White Corn & High West American Prairie Bourbon)
[08:33] – thematic investing with Roundhill Investments
[12:20] – the massive size of the gaming business & impact of Covid-19
[15:10] – Free to play and the new gaming revenue model
[22:30] – global gaming – South Korea, China, and beyond
[25:00] – the Metaverse – what the heck is that?
[30:00] – is cloud gaming here? What happened to Google Stadia?
[36:25] – Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
[41:12] – Game Engines and Democratizing Game Creation
[45:15] – “because a path was beaten by many before you doesn’t mean it’s the right path for you”
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