Tag: Roblox

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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Melon and NFL team up and launch Roblox metaverse experience

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.  Melon announced today that it was launching a new experience in Roblox in partnership with the NFL. Players will be able to […]

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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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Dubit raises $8M for Roblox-based metaverse esports events

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Dubit, a game studio that specializes in games for the metaverse, today announced that it had raised $8 million to expand its esports efforts in the metaverse. The round was led by Metaventures and investor Jean-Charles Capelli. […]

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Roblox offers a path for non-traditional developers to find an audience

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Roblox is one of the biggest games in the world. It attracts a huge audience of young people. And that makes it an ideal platform for someone like Anat Shperling, CEO and co-founder of Toya, who is […]

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Metaverse thought leaders tout visions at Nvidia GTC event

The metaverse has been the talk among science fiction fans for years, but it’s becoming more real as a point of discussion among the engineers who could potentially build it. And that’s why it was exciting to moderate a panel dubbed “A vision for the metaverse,” which is airing at both our GamesBeat Summit Next […]

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Splash raises $20M to expand Roblox music-making tools

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Splash, the developer of the Roblox-based music-making creation kit of the same name, has announced it raised $20 million to expand its offerings. The fundraise was co-led by Amazon’s Alexa Fund and Bitkraft Ventures. Other investors include […]

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Facebook stops just short of rebranding to ‘The Web’

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Facebook changed its corporate name to Meta today. Facebook.com is still Facebook.com, though. This is a move to embrace the metaverse, which is a concept that many tech-industry executives and investors view as the future of the […]

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Roblox unveils electronic music festival in the metaverse

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Roblox has partneed with music event promoter Insomniac to create electronic music festivals for its platform. The companies plan to create the “world’s largest dance music festival, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), to the metaverse.” That’s a pretty […]

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Roblox, the Gaming Site, Wants to Grow Up Without Sacrificing Child Safety

SAN FRANCISCO — As Dave Baszucki, the chief executive of the gaming company Roblox, took the stage at a conference hosted by his company on Thursday, he reflected on how much had changed for Roblox since its last in-person event two years ago. In March, Roblox debuted on Wall Street. As of Friday, it was […]

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Metaverse studio Melon announces its first original game in Roblox

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Roblox-centric developer Melon today announced it was releasing its first original game within the metaverse. It’s called Jump Kingdoms. In Jump Kingdoms, gamers play as Pals, brightly colored creatures they can customize (these characters are unique to […]

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Roblox shows new bits of the metaverse to its developers

Roblox doesn’t want to create the metaverse, the universe of virtual worlds that are all interconnected, like in novels such as Snow Crash and Ready Player One. Instead, it wants its users to create the metaverse. And today it showed developers more tools that are like stepping stones to do that. Speaking at the Roblox Developers Conference 2021, […]

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Anzu teams up with Roblox creators for in-game ads

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Anzu is teaming up with Roblox creators to develop in-game advertising on the Roblox gaming platform. Anzu said that its dynamic in-game ad solution is now available to creators of games and other experiences on the Roblox […]

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Supersocial raises $5.2M to make games for the Roblox metaverse

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Making Roblox games isn’t just for teens anymore. Supersocial has raised $5.2 million to develop games for the fast-growing Roblox platform, as well as anything else that calls itself a metaverse. Columbus, Ohio-based Supersocial has 24 full-time employees making games such […]

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Roblox settles NMPA lawsuit, paving path to music in the metaverse

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Roblox announced today that it has settled a lawsuit filed by the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA). The lawsuit from the NMPA has been summarily dismissed, and Roblox will be open to further agreements with artists who want to debut their […]

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Roblox unveils Listening Parties for music artists

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Roblox unveiled Listening Parties for music artists, and its first one will be hosted by Grammy-nominated artist Poppy. With Roblox Listening Parties, artists premiere a new album in select top experiences on Roblox. This builds on Launch Parties, which offer customizable […]

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