Amazon Buys Gaming Backend SaaS Developer GameSparks

Amazon has acquired GameSparks, the Backend-as-a-Service game development platform  The Telegraph has reported that GameSparks acquisition by Amazon is estimated to be worth “tens of millions of pounds”.  The two companies had been partnering together for some time with GameSparks support of AWS, do the acquisition makes a lot of sense for both groups. GameSparks launched in 2014 […]

Varjo Emerges From Stealth With “20|20” With The First Human Eye-Resolution VR/AR/XR Immersive Display

First In A Series Of Products To Jump-Start The Next Computing Platform; Shipping Q4 2017, 70 MPix vs. 1 MPix+ Resolution for Oculus, Vive, Hololens, Magic Leap  Varjo (which means Shadow in Finnish) Technologies announced it has emerged from stealth and is now demonstrating the world’s first Human eye-resolution head-mounted display fir upcoming Varjo-branded immersive computing products. […]

Silicon Studio Launches Xenko – Open C# and VR-Optimized Game Engine

Xenko is a Scalable, Open and Flexible C# Game Engine With High-end Graphics and Rendering Features, Available in April   After a comprehensive beta test that lasted nearly two years, Silicon Studio Corporation announced the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, their official commercial release of its Xenko game engine, an open source engine designed […]

Pitch Event: Investing in Diversity

Building Innovation with  Diverse People, Perspectives and Products Join the Gaming Alliance Leadership and Diversity SIG at the Game Developers Conferene on 2/28 (1pm-5pm) for an afternoon of insights from female CEOs, world-class VCs with 1-on-1 pitching opportunities, and legal roundtables. This event is open to anyone with a focus on supporting inclusive leadership and […]

GBR Market Watch – January 26, 2017

It’s been a busy time here at Gaming Business Review and M2 Advisory Group. In December we announced our merger with Greenlight Insights, a market research and strategy firm focused on virtual reality and augmented reality. We are bringing exciting new analysis, industry commentary, research and reports to Gaming Business Review. The merger solidifies our […]