Tag: DeanBeat News

Binance and Animoca Brands launch $200M fund for crypto gaming startups

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Binance Smart Chain and Animoca Brands have partnered to launch a $200 million fund to accelerate and incubate early crypto gaming startups. […]

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100 Thieves secures funding to the tune of $60M

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  100 Thieves, gaming brand and lifestyle company, announced that it has received $60 million in Series C funding. The new round of […]

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SiFive moves into high-end RISC-V processors with P650 design

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more SiFive, a pioneer of processors based on RISC-V computing, unveiled its SiFive Performance P650 processor at the high-end of the processor market. The design for the P650 processor, […]

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Okcoin commits $1M to bring more women into crypto

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Okcoin said it will dedicate $1 million to bring more women into the cryptocurrency market with the goal of reaching 50% female […]

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Funcom and Nukklear to develop Dune survival game

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  The spice must flow. Or at least that’s what Funcom and German developer Nukklear are counting on with a new game in […]

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Qualcomm partners with Razer on launch of dev-focused G3x Gen 1 gaming platform

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Qualcomm has introduced its Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 gaming platform to power a new generation of dedicated gaming devices. And gaming lifestyle […]

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Deloitte predicts 2022 chip shortage, AI regulation, entertainment churn, and sustainable push

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  The new year will see a continued chip shortage, an increase in regulation for AI, a push for sustainability in smartphones, and […]

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Deloitte: Game consoles are fitter than ever at 50 year mark

The game console is showing no middle-age slump as it nears its 50-year celebration, according to accounting and consulting firm Deloitte. So much for the predictions that consoles were dead. That’s probably no surprise to close followers of the game industry, as the pandemic spurred a historic rise in players as people were forced into […]

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Activision drops new details on Warzone Pacific map Caldera debuting December 8

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Call of Duty: Warzone is getting its first really new map on December 8 in the form of Caldera, the Warzone Pacific […]

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Atomontage launches early version of cloud-based volumetric graphics

Atomontage has launched an early version of its microvoxel technology that it says offers a new way of creating computer graphics for video games and computer simulations. The advantage of the cloud-based volumetric graphics is that it uses breakthroughs in 3D data compression so that it becomes a lot easier to share 3D imagery with […]

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Myty maker Off raises $3.5M to create social avatars for ‘microverses’

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Off, which is creating a social avatar “microverse” platform dubbed Myty, has raised $3.5 million in seed funding. The co-leaders of the […]

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Complexity Stars blends celebrities and esports athletes to engage gamers

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Complexity and its GameSquare Esports parent firm are revealing Complexity Stars today as an initiative that will blend celebrities and esports pros […]

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Mainframe Industries raises $22.9M for cloud-native games

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Mainframe Industries has raised $22.9 million to develop cloud-native games in a financing led by Andreessen Horowitz and a new set of […]

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Company of Heroes 3 multiplayer pre-alpha demo will debut on Steam

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Sega and Relic Entertainment said they’re launching a demo for Company of Heroes 3 multiplayer on Steam starting on Tuesday. The high-profile […]

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Theorycraft keeps hiring to build whimsical apocalyptic fantasy world code-named Loki

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Theorycraft Games isn’t revealing that much about its game yet, but the studio wants us to know that it’s been hiring some […]

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Josh Williams interview — How Forte raised $725M for a platform for blockchain gaming

Forte raised $725 million on the expectation that it will provide the building blocks for triple-A game companies to make NFT games. The San Francisco company is creating a blockchain game platform which will enable game companies to create blockchain games that are both compliant and interoperable. The Forte deal was announced this month not long […]

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Sarah Ross, ex-Zynga communications VP, passes away

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Sarah Ross, former vice president of global communications of Zynga, passed away on November 20. She was an unsung player behind one […]

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Epic Games acquires Rock Band maker Harmonix

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Epic Games has acquired Rock Band and Dance Central maker Harmonix Systems, GamesBeat has learned. The deal is expected to be announced […]

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Fold partners with Niantic to create AR-based Bitcoin rewards app

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Fold is launching an augmented reality experience where players can earn Bitcoin in a kind of augmented reality environment. Fold, a reward […]

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A List Games reboots as live service game publisher with two games coming

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  A List Games is getting a reboot as a new game publisher for live-service games within the Ayzenberg Group. The Ayzenberg Group […]

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Enthusiast Gaming pays $44M for League of Legends fan community U.GG

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Enthusiast Gaming is paying $44 million to acquire the League of Legends fan community U.GG. Toroto-based Enthusiast Gaming, publicly traded on Nasdaq, […]

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Michael Moorcock’s Elric of Melniboné will get its first narrative action game

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  It’s been 60 years since the publication of Michael Moorcock’s novel Elric of Melniboné, which became the foundation for a legendary dark […]

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Netflix hires Amir Rahimi as VP of game studios

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Netflix has hired Scopely’s Amir Rahimi as vice president of game studios. Rahimi, who was previously president of games at mobile game […]

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Rogue Games aims for 4X growth in 2022 with more bat-s**t-crazy games

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Rogue Games has some big plans to grow with bat-sh*t-crazy games. The quirky game publisher company recently announced a series of efforts […]

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Why game veteran Graeme Devine is diving into NFT games with Metropolis Origins

Graeme Devine and a couple of other game veterans at QXR Studios have launched the first part of Metropolis Origins, a digital collectible trading card game that uses nonfungible tokens (NFTs). It’s a sequel to the Metropolis title that Devine created back in 1987, and it’s a combination of retro interests and a new ways […]

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ForeVR unveils its virtual reality darts game

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Virtual reality gaming firm ForeVR has unveiled its latest sports-like title, ForeVR Darts. ForeVR Darts features the latest hand-tracking technology that works […]

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Niko Partners cuts forecast for China’s game market

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Niko Partners has cut its forecast for China’s video game market for the first time in 20 years due to a weakening […]

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Jensen Huang gets chip industry’s highest honor 38 years after founding Nvidia

About 38 years after he started Nvidia, CEO Jensen Huang received the chip industry’s highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. Huang received the honor from his peers at the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) annual awards dinner tonight. The award is named after Intel cofounder Robert Noyce, who is credited with numerous pioneering achievements at […]

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Nikeland debuts on Roblox as its latest persistent gaming space

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Nike is opening its Nikeland immersive world experience on Roblox today. The brands are rushing into Roblox, the user-generated content platform that […]

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Quantum Tech Partners: Blockchain game companies raised $1.9B in past nine months

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Blockchain, crypto, and nonfungible token (NFT) game companies have raised $1.9 billion in the first nine months of 2021, according to mergers […]

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Nreal Light AR glasses hit U.S Verizon stores on November 30

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Nreal said it will begin selling its Nreal Light augmented reality glasses in Verizon stores in the U.S. on November 30. That’s […]

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