CEO Corner

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CEO Corner: Allegorithmic’s Sebastien Deguy

GBR recently had a chance to catch up with Sebastien Deguy, CEO of Allegorithmic to learn more about what his company is working on these days.  GBR: Allegorithmic seems to have really come into its own over the past couple of years. What do you attribute this recent growth to? SG: The past two and a

Money

CastAR

CastAR Raises $15 Million Led by Andy Rubin, Android Co-Founder

Investment from Andy Rubin’s Playground Global Studio to Fuel Augmented Reality Gaming System’s Product Development and Talent Recruiting Efforts castAR (previously Technical Illusions), an augmented reality gaming startup, announced that it has closed Series A funding of $15+ million from Playground Global and the company’s seed investors. castAR previously completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in

Virtual Reality

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Opinion: The Future of Virtual Reality

When it comes to emerging technologies, which are the ones that stand out in 2015? While there are a number to choose from, it is undoubtedly virtual reality (VR) that is capturing the imaginations of developers, brands and consumers alike. Even Mark Zuckerberg is stating that “VR is the next step for Facebook.” Not only

Women

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European Women in Games Conference, Sept 2nd in London, UK

Women in Games announces venue and ticket prices plus unveils new branding The fifth annual European Women in Games Conference is to take place on Wednesday 2nd September at the University of Westminster. The conference continues to grow in both size and stature and this year’s event is expected to be the biggest yet. As

Games

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Bee Cave Games Raises $5.5M in Series A, Over $10M Raised To Date

Social casino and mobile game developer Bee Cave Games today announced the close of a $5.5 million Series A round of funding from Matrix Partners. This marks Matrix’s fourth investment in the company, and Matrix is the sole investor in the round. To date, Bee Cave Games has raised more than $10 million in equity.

Global

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Washington Interactive Network Promotes Local Indies at Gamescom

Washington State Companies to Demo Games to European Audience Washington State’s thriving interactive media industry is taking the international stage at gamescom to showcase the latest games. Washington Interactive Network (WIN) announced today that they will be leading a delegation of 6 independent game studios based in the Seattle-Redmond-Bellevue region, to the international trade fair

Events

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VR Roundup – Looking for What’s Around the Corner

This year’s Casual Connect in San Francisco (Aug 11-13) is the launch of a new track called “Next-Gen Immersive Game Experience”. The Next Gen Track is focused on presenting the latest in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Haptic Technology and immersive formats. Along with leading thought-leaders and company presentations, there will be a number of developers

Research

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Digi-Capital: “Buyers’ market as games deals drop 89% in 2015”

The games industry’s structure now looks a lot like it did 10 years ago, with a handful of companies dominating the top grossing charts (although different sectors and companies to back then). While Digi-Capital’s new Games Report Q2 2015 forecasts games software revenue growing from $88 billion in 2015 to $110 billion by 2018, that

Videos

CastAR

CastAR Raises $15 Million Led by Andy Rubin, Android Co-Founder

Investment from Andy Rubin’s Playground Global Studio to Fuel Augmented Reality Gaming System’s Product Development and Talent Recruiting Efforts castAR (previously Technical Illusions), an augmented reality gaming startup, announced that it has closed Series A funding of $15+ million from Playground Global and the company’s seed investors. castAR previously completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in

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