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Australian gaming platform closes $200m funding round led by Temasek

Australian gaming startup Immutable has raised $200 million led by Singaporean Temasek in a Series C round valued at $2.5 billion. According to the company’s tweet, the funds would help fuel its mission to make NFT mainstream through high-quality blockchain games. Other investors who participated in the funding exercise include Mirae Asset, ParaFi Capital, Declaration […]

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gamerji: the Gamerji e-sports gaming platform raises $1.1 million

Chenai: Esports gaming platform Gamerji announced on Monday that it has raised $1.1 million in a pre-Series A round led by Unicorn India Ventures. The company plans to use the new funds to improve tournament hosting technology, create social features for players, and expand to the MENA region and Southeast Asia. Founded in 2019 by […]

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Esports Gaming Platform Gamerji Raises $1.1M in Pre-Series A Round – European Gaming Industry News

Reading time: 3 minutes India’s leading Esports gaming platform, Gamerji, raised $1.1 million in a pre-Series A round led by Unicorn India Ventures. The round also saw participation from Stadia Ventures, the Urmin Group family office, and existing investors. Gamerji plans to use the new funds to improve tournament hosting technology, create social features for […]

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Groove adds CT Interactive content to its online gaming platform

Groove Gaming has added another provider to its gaming aggregation platform with CT Gaming Interactive, the online gaming arm of the company formerly known as Casino Technologies. CT started in 1999 as the first licensed games manufacturer in its native Bulgaria. The company changed its name on its 20th anniversary in the industry after establishing […]

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What is Steam, the gaming platform at the heart of a growing Web3 flaw?

If there is a secret ingredient that binds cryptocurrency, Web3 and the metaverse, you can probably find it in games. Video games are often born out of an interest in fantasy and new technologies, two concepts that also play a role role in the rise NFTs and virtual and augmented reality. Discord, a communication platform […]

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Open gaming platform Itch dismisses NFTs as a ‘scam to exploit creators’

Itch, the open-source gaming platform, on Sunday criticized non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as a get-rich-quick scam aimed at exploiting creators of digital artistic content. “NFTs are a scam”, Itch.io alleged, in a loaded tweet. “If you believe they are legitimately useful for anything other than creator exploitation, financial scams, and planetary destruction, then we ask that […]

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What is the Metaverse? | NFT and virtual worlds

Many people join NFT with digital images used as valuable collectibles. For this reason, NFTs are similar to physical works of art or collectibles, which are traded for their value in the collectors’ market. However, NFTs are also an important link in the growing sphere of what is commonly referred to as the metaverse. Read […]

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How to get started with NFT game platform development in 2022? | by Rissewitherspoon | February 2022

NFT game platform See every intricacy of NFT game platform development, VR involvement, and more. Be sure to sift through this blog diligently to accomplish NFT greatness. The birth of the very first home video game (The Brown Box) kicked off in 1967 with Pong (by Atari) following the trend in 1972. And then, with […]

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Crypto Gamer, the first gaming platform of its kind in the

London, UK, Jan 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crypto Gamer, a London-based meta-global gaming company, is the latest token in the Binance Smart Chain Network and is redefining the gaming platform in the metaverse thanks to its unique abilities to bring together the best of all platforms in one place. The company announced the initial […]

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Crypto Gamer, the First-of-its-Kind Gaming Platform in the Metaverse, Announces ILO Presale on February 02, 2022

London, UK, Jan 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crypto Gamer, a London-based meta-global gaming company, is the latest token in the Binance Smart Chain Network and is redefining the gaming platform in the metaverse thanks to its unique abilities to bring together the best of all platforms in one place. The company announced the initial […]

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Metaverse Space Falcon gaming platform announces strategic partnership with Peech Capital

Space Falcon, an intergalactic metaverse featuring the classic space shooter with built-in high-end sci-fi NFTs, has announced a strategic partnership with Peech Capital, a multi-strategy crypto investment and advisory firm. From the start, Peech will assist Space Falcon with its marketing efforts and nurture the ecosystem. Peech Capital helps digital asset companies achieve their goals […]

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Faraway raises $21 million to create social games with gamer-driven economies

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 from January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Far raised $21 million to enable blockchain games with player-driven economies. Not bad for a company that started in June. Miami-based Faraway is […]

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Boom Corp. raises $1.8 million to create social games like Boom Slingers

Join Gaming Leaders Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming for Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 from January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Boom Corp.. raised $1.8 million in seed funding to develop social games that bring people together, much like the company’s first title, Boom […]

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LEAF Mobile Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Truly Social Games

VANCOUVER, BC, June 22, 2021 /CNW/ – LEAF Mobile Inc. (TSX: LEAF) (OTC: LEMLF) (“LEAF“or the”Society“) from Canada leader in free-to-play mobile games, announces that following its press release on March 9, 2021it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Truly Social Games (“GST“), an innovative mobile game developer and publisher headquartered in Vancouver, […]

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Quicksave Interactive has raised $1.3 million for HTML5 social games

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 from January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Interactive Quicksave, a new game studio in Helsinki, has raised $1.3 million to create HTML5-based social games that can reach users on any […]

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Newzoo: engagement with social games will continue beyond the pandemic

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 from January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Gamers have spent a lot more time playing games during the pandemic, and gaming and esports data company Newzoo is to predict that […]

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NVIDIA launches “Omniverse” technology to enable companies to create virtual worlds

At its 2020 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) announced that Omniverse, a new platform built on its hardware, was opening for beta testing. And CEO Jensen Huang announced at this year’s conference that Omniverse will become a new enterprise service available this summer. Designed as a collaborative virtual world for engineers and developers, this […]

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Welcome to the Metaverse – a bridge between the physical and virtual worlds

Tuesday 09 March 2021 12:05 We are entering a new era. Buckle up! Bitcoin is a fractional-reserve central bank exit that is practiced by all governments today. DeFi is an exit from traditional banking and high finance. Social media that gives everyone a voice is an outgrowth of centralized, monopolistic mainstream media. Working from home […]

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Teen Patti, Rummy, India’s Original Social Games See Huge Growth in Pandemic Year

The noise surrounding gaming titles like PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty Mobile often makes us forget about the first few games Indians played on their smartphones. Before Battle Royale became a thing, there were games like Bombsquad and Doodle Army 2: Mini Militia, but even before they became popular, card games were what found […]

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Unlikely sees losses climb to $88.5m in quest for virtual worlds

Unlikely Co-Founder and CEO Herman Narula Courtesy of Improbable LONDON — SoftBank-backed Improbable reported a pre-tax loss of £64.8 million ($88.5 million) on Wednesday for the seven months to Dec. 31, 2019, according to a filing with UK Companies Registry. House. This is a sharp rise on the £39m reported pre-tax loss in the year […]

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Where the physical and virtual worlds converge

Getty For over 200,000 years, we humans only had access to the physical world, full of objects we could touch, taste, hear, smell and see. In the 1980s, the Internet gave birth to cyberspace: a virtual computer world designed to facilitate online communication. Then, in 1991, the Web became accessible to the public; a new […]

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2020 was the year of connected social games

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 from January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. The pandemic has happened to all of us. And while the initial sense that we were all in this together crumbled in the […]

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Why Roblox Virtual Worlds Could Give You Real Winnings

Roblox — the immersive user-generated gaming platform that is gearing up to go public — recently helped promote Player two loan, Ernest Cline’s new sci-fi novel about a high-stakes virtual reality treasure hunt. Based on the impressive numbers released by Roblox in its Nov. 19 S-1, investors have several good reasons to consider hunting for […]

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PlayKids opens Afterverse division to create social games for all ages

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 from January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. PlayKids, a global Movile Group company based in Brazil, has opened its new Afterverse division to create social games for all ages. Although […]

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Social game developer SciPlay on growth during a pandemic

The social, hyper-casual market has thrived during the shutdowns, and the Austin-based studio is taking advantage. The world has been grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic for months now, causing individuals and businesses to rethink their day-to-day operations. This includes the gaming industry, which has adjusted development schedules and processes resulting from a shift to working […]

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How Casual and Social Games Can Benefit the RMG Industry | EGR North America

Consulting firm Sparks Advisory explains the role of casual and social games in changing the industry’s perception from hardcore gaming to entertainment Words from Dina Niron, Founder and CEO When social games first came out, most real money gambling operators were more than skeptical, to say the least, about their value. Hardly anyone believed there […]

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Japan set to limit game-like collecting in social games

A social gaming variant of these types of toy machines may soon be illegal in Japan. Many in and around the video game industry have long worried about how many social games seem designed to encourage compulsive spending on digital gadgets rather than strategic gameplay decisions. Now, the Japanese government looks set to crack down […]

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People who cheat in social games are more likely to cheat in real life – TechCrunch

Social games continued to grow in popularity in 2011, so much so that PopCap’s November study found that 120 million people in the US and UK play social games at least once a week, of which 81 million play at least once a day. In terms of year-over-year growth, this is a 71% increase over […]

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New Survey Reveals Explosive Growth of Social Games in the US and UK Over the Past 18 Months

SEATTLE & DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PopCap Games, maker of some of the world’s most popular video games, today released the results of a survey updating a 2010 report targeting social gamers in the US and UK. The survey found that 118.5 million people now play social games at least once a week, up 71%. Among other findings […]

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Do “FarmVille” parodies mean we’ve had enough of social games?

“Cow Clicker” is a parody Facebook game where you click cows to earn the right to click more cows. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Interest in social games, such as Facebook’s “FarmVille,” may decline Some Experts Say Social Media Games Put Business Concerns Before Artistic Concerns Zynga designer: social games “emphasize fun and playability” rather than complex technology […]