Tag: gamesbeat

The RetroBeat: Super Smash Bros. Melee is still special 20 years later

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.  On this day 20 years ago, Super Smash Bros. Melee debuted for the GameCube in North America. This is one of my […]

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The DeanBeat: Taking Company of Heroes 3 multiplayer for a spin

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.  Humans are always much smarter than computer AI, as I relearned while playing the pre-alpha multiplayer demo for Company of Heroes 3. […]

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FTC sues to block Nvidia’s $75B bid to buy Arm

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 The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Nvidia‘s $75 billion takeover of Arm Holdings for antitrust reasons. The lawsuit signals the start of more aggressive FTC […]

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Nintendo is adding one (1) extra game to its N64 Switch Online library

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.  Nintendo is adding Paper Mario to its Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online library on December 10. This is the first new […]

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Polygon partners with GameOn to make new NFT 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.  Polygon, the company behind the Ethereum-scaling protocol of the same name, today announced it is partnering with GameOn Entertainment in order to […]

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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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Cities: Skylines is heading to VR

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.  Fast Travel Games today announced Cities: VR, a virtual reality take on the hit city-building game Cities: Skylines. Cities: VR will launch […]

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Blockchain is only a game changer if players are stakeholders

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 recent boom of NFTs has led many to think of blockchain, the underlying technology that supports them, as a solution seeking […]

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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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Replai uses computer vision and data analysis to figure out the best video ads

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.  Replai automates analysis of video ad effectiveness and it makes recommendations for how to fix details to make ads more engaging. The […]

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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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Apple’s game award winners: Wild Rift, Marvel: Future Revolution, Myst, Space Marshals 3, and Fantasian

Apple honored its best games and apps of the year as it gave out its annual App Store Awards today. The top game winners included League of Legends: Wild Rift, Marvel: Future Revolution, Myst, Space Marshals 3, and Fantasian. Apple has had a controversial year when it comes to talk about its App Store, given […]

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Reggie Fils-Aimé and United Talent lead $200M gaming and entertainment SPAC

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.  UTA Acquisition Corp. plans to raise $200 million in public funds for a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) headed by former Nintendo […]

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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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Former NFL safety launches G1, a new esports organization

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.  Former NFL safety Kenny Vaccaro announced today that he is retiring from the physical sport and is instead entering the realm of […]

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Sneaky Panda raises $6M to launch new kind of mobile 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.  Sneaky Panda, a nascent game developer based in Israel, announced today it has raised $6 million as part of its efforts to […]

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Dreamscape partners with Zoe Immersive on VR learning experiences

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.  Dreamscape Immersive today announced it is partnering with Zoe Immersive to use the latter’s tools to simplify 3D creation for VR experiences. […]

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Will Skyrim ruin Starfield?

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.  I can’t help it. I’m beginning to build up Starfield in my head. We haven’t seen much of Bethesda’s space-exploration adventure, and […]

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Respawn discontinues sales of the original Titanfall

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.  Respawn Entertainment made a big Titanfall announcement today. No, it didn’t reveal plans for Titanfall 3. Instead, the team is ceasing sales […]

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Sayollo announces launch of gComm, a mobile game commerce 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.  Sayollo today announced the launch of its gComm platform, an integrated shopping platform for mobile games. It’s aimed squarely at Gen Z […]

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Sulake’s Habbo dips its toe into NFTs with donation to player community

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.  Sulake said it is diving into the nonfungible token (NFT) market with NFT avatars for its online community of Habbo players. The […]

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Roblox sues YouTuber Ruben Sim for $1.65M for ‘terrorist threats’

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 Roblox Corporation has filed a lawsuit in California against YouTuber Benjamin Simon for making terrorist threats against the studio and its […]

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Talewind raises $3.41M for Breezy Bay game and to partner with game devs

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.  Talewind has raised $3.41 million to fund its Breezy Bay casual game and partner with Roblox game developers. The deal comes on […]

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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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The games Nintendo might reveal at The Game Awards | Last of the Nintendogs 022

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.  Last of the Nintendogs, the best Nintendo podcast in the world, has a new episode. This week, GamesBeat editors Jeff Grubb and […]

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Like Skyrim, Starfield will enable players to pick up every coffee mug

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.  Starfield will share some classic DNA with its Bethesda Game Studios predecessors. In a new video today, game director Todd Howard confirmed […]

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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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Unity acquires SyncSketch productivity and collaboration software

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.  Unity announced today it’d acquired SyncSketch, a collaboration and productivity software, for an undisclosed amount. SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual […]

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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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MetaMundo raises $2.7M to launch 3D NFT marketplace

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.  MetaMundo has announced it has raised over $2.7 million in seed funding to build a marketplace for 3D nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Animoca […]

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