SnapChat secures a hefty investment from Benchmark Capital to support the viral growth of its now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t photo sharing app.
Editor’s Pick The game became the bestselling PlayStation Network game of all time, but the team fragmented after it was done.
Meteor Entertainment raised another $18M for its Hawken multiplayer mech combat game.
Will Life is Magic become the second big hit for Red Robot Labs in the location-gaming market?
Red Robot Labs is sharing the wealth by investing $2M in developers that use its location-based gaming platform.
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.
What does one of the world’s most successful and active game investors think of the future of the medium?
Developers are learning that they can go to their fans, not merely the big publishers, to obtain funding for their games.
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.