Archive for category: games

Industry runners Raise £10K for SpecialEffect
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Industry runners Raise £10K for SpecialEffect

GamesIndustryBiz reports “UK charity SpecialEffect, which aims to make games accessible to those with serious illness or disabilities, will receive over £10,000 in funding thanks to runners in the recent British 10k.”. Read More

Motiga Raises $20 Million in funding
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Motiga Raises $20 Million in funding

GamesIndustryBiz reports “As reported by VentureBeat, Bellevue, Washington-based developer Motiga has raised $20 million in funding to help it work on its debut project, the free-to-play PC action game Gigantic.”. Read More

Oculus VR will terminate eBayed pre-orders
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Oculus VR will terminate eBayed pre-orders

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Oculus VR's community lead has warned the company will cancel any Oculus Rift DK2 pre-orders that it spots people selling on auction sites like eBay.”. Read More

Google’s List of Chromecast-Ready Apps Expands
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Google’s List of Chromecast-Ready Apps Expands

Broadcasting & Cable reports “More than 400 apps are now Google Cast-ready, meaning that they are optimized for the popular $35 Chromecast adapter, which lets users send streaming video, games and other content from mobile devices to the TV screen.” . Read More

Daily Fantasy Sports Game Startup DraftKings Purchases Rival DraftStreet
/ July 16, 2014 10:23 am
Daily Fantasy Sports Game Startup DraftKings Purchases Rival DraftStreet

VentureBeat reports "Daily fantasy sports game company DraftKings announced that it has acquired direct competitor DraftStreet today.". Read More

Europe’s Game Sector Obtains New Seed Fund Raised by LVP
/ July 15, 2014 11:25 am
Europe’s Game Sector Obtains New Seed Fund Raised by LVP

TechCrunch reports “London Venture Partners (LVP) has announce a new early stage seed fund focused primarily on the European games sector.”. Read More

Blizzard to Introduce Diablo III in China
/ July 15, 2014 11:25 am
Blizzard to Introduce Diablo III in China

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Blizzard Entertainment's commitment to the Chinese market is now complete: Diablo III will launch in the country as part of its ongoing partnership with NetEase.”. Read More

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