Our slate will include the leaders of the game business.
Luvocracy is a San Francisco-based startup that lets you buy products you “luv” based on recommendations from the people you trust. You can also earn rewards if someone buys a product you recommend.
The clash of consoles is underway,
Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon will join Ouya’s board.
Venture capitalist John Doerr joins Zynga’s board of directors.
Rumors that Yahoo might buy Zynga are fading as Bing Gordon talks about the magic of independence.
Editor's Pick We had a great time at our well-attended GamesBeat 2012 conference last week talking about the road ahead in games and the Crossover Era. Here’s a summary of some of the sharpest thinking we heard at this year’s event, which made clear that change is spilling over into all sectors of gaming.
The GamesBeat 2012 conference called on speakers from the hottest mobile, social, PC, and console companies to debate new ways to stay on pace with changing consumer tastes and platforms. Here is a collection of the stories out of this year’s event.
Former Electronic Arts exec and current Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon was on-stage at MobileBeat 2012 today in San Francisco.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2012. But here’s a summary of why we think this is the must-attend game conference for you.
GamesBeat 2012 is going to be all about crossover strategies. The game industry as we know it is changing. We’re seeing established companies cross over from one market to another, where once they faced barriers. As companies adapt to change, we are witnessing disruption, change, consolidation, innovation, and the arrival of big money. We’re talking billions of dollars that are at stake.
Ray Lane is not a general partner in KP15, but don't count him out
Zynga is expected to go public any day now. The social game maker could raise more than $1 billion at a valuation of $8.9 billion as it seeks to spread its social games to all platforms where gamers congregate.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Welcome to VentureBeat’s new newsletters. Each week, I’m writing a column on an aspect of gaming world that GamesBeat covers. My colleague Dylan Tweney is writing a column on technology and business called Dylan’s Desk. Together, these columns will be available to newsletter subscribers a whole day before they appear here on the website.
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World of Warcraft maker Blizzard Entertainment today unveiled an auction system for selling in-game items for real-world currency in its latest multiplayer game, Diablo 3.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2011. But here’s a summary of why we think this will be the must-attend game conference for you.
Zynga founder Mark Pincus (pictured far left) will benefit the most from his company’s planned initial public offering, according to Zynga’s SEC filing.
Online gamers should on average generate $3 of value per hour, regardless of the game they are playing — and game designers should aim for that target, according to Bing Gordon, partner with venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Today we’re revealing the third set of speakers for our third annual GamesBeat 2011 conference. Our slate of speakers will include Bing Gordon, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the former chief creative officer at Electronic Arts; Daniel Terry, chief executive and co-founder of mobile game maker Pocket Gems; and Tim Chang, partner at Norwest Venture Partners.