Gaming

How the rise of mobile gaming is unlocking new opportunities for marketers 

In view of privacy changes by Apple and Google, marketers can look to capitalize on players’ ad receptiveness within the gaming ecosystem, and also leverage on the ripple effect…

True Global Ventures invests a total of $38M in Hong Kong’s Animoca Brands

The True Global Ventures (TGV) 4 Plus Fund and Follow On Fund have invested in total $38 million including $16 million of secondaries into Hong Kong-based Web 3 firm Animoca…

Hong Kong’s The Sandbox collaborates with Taiwan’s Softstar to boost Web3 ecosystem

The Sandbox, a decentralized gaming virtual world and subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands, has announced its collaboration with Softstar Entertainment Inc. (Softstar), an…

Hong Kong’s Animoca Brands to acquire US gaming firm WePlay Media

Animoca Brands, the Hong Kong-based blockchain gaming firm, announced Friday it will acquire WePlay Media, developer of MotoGP™ Championship Quest, to further solidify user…

Sea Ltd’s top management to forgo salaries as firm cuts cost – report

Singapore-headquartered tech firm Sea Ltd.’s top management will forgo their salaries and tighten company expense policies, as the gaming and e-commerce giant tries to shield…

Game streaming: A novel gateway to community-building

Game streaming is leading the charge of the recent proliferation of online content. An amalgamation of gaming and live streaming, the industry’s meteoric rise has been driven by…

Animoca Brands raises $110M funding led by Temasek, Boyu Capital, GGV Capital

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited, the Hong Kong-based company advancing digital property rights for the open metaverse, announced Thursday that it has closed a strategic funding…

South Korea’s ITSBLOC raises $7.5M to build a brand-new Web 3.0 game platform

ITSBLOC, a South Korea-based web 3.0 game platform, announced Wednesday that it successfully closed $7.5 million in an investment round. In particular, in institutional…

Iglobsys Technology acquires Malaysia’s Mason Games for $1M

Mason Games Sdn. Bhd., a mobile game development studio announced Thursday that it has been acquired by Iglobsys Technology Sdn. Bhd. for $1 million. The acquisition, which took…

China’s Tencent up stake in French gaming firm Ubisoft

Chinese multinational technology and entertainment conglomerate Tencent has increased its stake in French gaming firm Ubisoft to 9.99 percent from 4.5 percent. Ubisoft said in a…