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Wevr Announces New $3.5 Million Investment from HTC and Epic Game

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Wevr, a creative development and production studio devoted to interactive and spatial experiences, today announced $3.5 million in new funding from HTC Corp. and Epic Games. Original backers of Wevr,…

Is NVIDIA doing Intel better than Intel?

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Years ago I worked for a start up that had Intel Ventures as one of our investors. During a break in board meeting I was chatting with the Intel board…

King River Capital, Immutable, and Polygon Labs have teamed up to launch the $100M Inevitable Games Fund (IGF

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This web3 fund brings together Immutable and Polygon Labs who will identify opportunities for investors across the ecosystem. Managed by King River Capital, with support from Immutable and Polygon Labs,…

Autodesk closes PIX acquisition

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Autodesk, Inc. has acquired the PIX business of X2X. PIX stands as a production management solution facilitating secure review and content collaboration between creatives and executives in the media and…

Adobe Integrates Firefly Generative AI Into Substance 3D Workflows

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Adobe has integrated Firefly generative AI capabilities into Substance 3D Sampler and Stager, marking a significant advancement in 3D workflows for industrial designers, game developers, and VFX professionals. These new…

Sony stops production of PSVR 2 to clear current backlog

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According to Bloomberg, Sony Interactive Entertainment has paused the production of PSVR 2 in order to address the existing surplus of unsold units. This information comes from sources familiar with…

M2 Week In Review – April 22, 2022

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Tracking the business and innovation in the interactive and real-time content creationIntel announced the formation of the Graphics Research Organization. Described as “a graphics lab to make games look more…

M2 Week In Review – April 15, 2022

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Tracking the business and innovation in the interactive and real-time content creationThis week's big news was Epic raising $2 billion from Sony Group Corporation and KIRKBI (the holding company behind…

M2 Week In Review – April 8, 2022

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Axie Infinity’s Financial Mess Started Long Before its $600 Million Hack Cross the Ages Raises $12 Million Seed Funding For Blockchain Gaming Community Gaming Raises $16M in SoftBank-Led Round to…

M2 Week In Review – April 1, 2022

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Activision’s Beenox opens Call of Duty game studio in Montreal Anzu raises $20m to expand in-game advertising efforts Battlebound Secures $4.8M Seed Round + $3M in NFT Sales Games24x7 raises $75…

M2 Week In Review – March 25, 2022

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Amazon launches AWS for Games, dedicated products and services for the gaming industry CD Projekt Red Announce New Witcher Game Built On Unreal Engine 5 G2 Esports sues NFT organisation…

M2 Week In Review – March 18, 2022

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Dorian, Women-first Game Platform for Creators, Streamers & Players, Raises $14M Series A, Led by the Raine Group Finest Raises $10m in Monaco Esports deal is just for expansion Google…

M2 Week In Review – March 11, 2022

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This week we had a number of interesting acquisitions, investments and expanded funds that include: Streaming platform Loco raising $42 million Niantic aquired 8th Wall for webAR development VFX company…

M2 Week In Review – March 4, 2022

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This week there were a number of interesting investments, launches and acquisitions: Netflix acquired game development studio Next Games HTC Vive launches Metaverse HP launches service for XR devices Technicolor…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 25, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 25, 2022 This week we had flurry of investments and acquisitions: THQ Nordic acquires Metricminds Tencent acquires 1C Entertainment Speech Graphics raises $7 million Unreal Engine available…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 18, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 18, 2022 This week we had lots of investment and launch activity: Grease Monkey Games acquired by Animoca Brands There are over 500 million Epic Game accounts…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 11, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 11, 2022 This week we had more earning results and a flurry of company announcements: Polygon raises $450M Krafton plans to build an NFT metaverse platform New…

M2 Week In Review – Feb 4, 2022

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M2 MONITOR: Feb 4, 2022 This week we had earning results and more acquisitions: Meta shares plunge on weak earnings Sony acquires Bungie for $3.6 billion Microsoft cancels further work…