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WaveOptics raises $15.5 million for augmented reality displays

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2 mentions1 week ago
London-based WaveOptics has raised $15.5 million in a second round of funding for its augmented reality display technology. The round was led by Gobi Ventures, Touchstone Innovations (with a $4 ...

Mobile game revenues grew 32% in Q2 as Asian titles surged

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Mobile gaming revenue grew 32 percent from a year ago to $12.2 billion in the second quarter, according to mobile measurement firm Sensor Tower. Game revenues on iOS grew 34 ...

Games revenue to top $150 billion in 2017

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Games software and hardware combined are set to drive more than $150 billion revenue for the first time ever in 2017, with software taking around three-quarters and hardware around one-quarter ...

Jon ‘Neverdie’ Jacobs raises Ethereum cryptocurrency to enable cross-platform online game avatars

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Jon “Neverdie” Jacobs has done some crazy things, like running for “President of Virtual Reality” and buying a virtual asteroid for $100,000 in real money in the online game Entropia ...

RPG dodgeball is as stylish as it sounds

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If anyone ever tells you that Supergiant Games doesn’t make beautiful games, you should call that person a liar and cease all communication going forward. Like its previous indie hits ...

Marvel Powers United VR: Hands-on with the superhero VR app on the Oculus Rift

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2 mentions6 days ago
Disney showed a glimpse of Marvel’s first virtual reality game over the weekend, showing three of a dozen superheroes who will be available in the game. And now we’ve been ...

League of Legends esports teams turn to Tim ‘Magic’ Sevenhuysen for ‘Moneyball’ counsel

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2 mentions3 days ago
The Moneyball of esports is quite a reality yet. But the Brad Pitt movie and Michael Lewis book has been a good way to describe what Tim Sevenhuysen does as ...

Kingdom Hearts III to debut in 2018 with Pixar characters

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Kingdom Hearts III will debut in 2018, and it will include Pixar characters for the first time in the history of the video game franchise. Kingdom Hearts combines characters from ...

Indie studio Ignited Artists aims for ‘Triple-I’ quality with Barbaric

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It’s been a while since I heard the phrase “Triple-I,” an independent game studio’s variation on “Triple-A” video games.Then again, there haven’t been that many indie game studios that can ...

Xbox One console revenues have slowed, but software and services are strong

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2 mentions4 days ago
Microsoft‘s gaming division generated $1.657 billion during its fiscal Q4, and that is up $44 million or 3 percent year-over-year. Xbox game sales and services picked up a lot of ...

How Google, Amazon, and Facebook would look if they had started in the age of AI

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In the past few years, artificial intelligence has come into its own, and lots of companies are grafting it onto their core businesses, marrying AI with search, ecommerce, social networking,

Fiksu: iOS marketing costs fell 7% in May but Android rose 28%

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iOS marketing costs fell 7 percent from the previous month in May, but May marketing costs rose 28 percent on Android as the platforms continue to diverge when it comes ...

The augmented reality landscape shows 60% growth in startups focused on enterprise

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The Venture Reality Fund released its augmented reality landscape for the second quarter, and the research shows that 150 companies are focused on a wide range of AR technologies. The ...

Plexchat raises $7 million to provide mobile chat platform for gamers

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Plexchat has raised $7 million in venture capital to build chat platform for mobile gamers. It may not sound that exciting or new, but the features in the chat platform ...

Smithsonian highlights indie game makers with museum arcade

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On the weekend of August 5, the Smithsonian American Art Museum Arcade will showcase 40 indie games at its third annual event in Washington, D.C. It’s free to the public ...

Comparing Battle Royale-likes: PUBG vs. H1Z1 vs. the rest

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, H1Z1: King of the Kill, and more are part of a popular new genre on PC gaming’s biggest platform where you have to survive a fight to the ...

The DeanBeat: Game industry’s leaders share more wisdom

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Summer used to be a slow time for games. After the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game industry show in Los Angeles, everybody took off on vacations and then ...

Twitch’s homepage is now a social network

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Twitch looks different now for most of you. Amazon’s livestreaming video platform is in the process of updating its site so that everyone who is logged in sees the Twitch ...

Sci-fi author Rob Reid targets book at the tech-savvy crowd via Medium

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Marketing a new science fiction book isn’t what it used to be. Rob Reid, founder of Listen.com and the Rhapsody music service, is touting his new book After On by ...

FunFair is making fair, transparent, and fast online casino games based on Ethereum

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Jez San has been a pioneer in games, online gambling, and crytocurrency. And his latest startup, FunFair, allows him to combine all of those passions at once. San believes the ...