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Tencent raises nearly $6bn in bond sale

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Chinese gaming giant Tencent has revealed today a bond sale worth almost $6 billion. In a statement dated Wednesday US time, the firm announced...

Lucid Sight raises $6 million to take blockchain games to traditional...

Venture Beat reports: "Lucid Sight said that it has raised $6 million in funding to expand its MLB Champions and Crypto Space Commander blockchain games...

Player’s Lounge raises $3 million for prize-based game platform

Venture Beat reports: "Player’s Lounge has raised $3 million to build out its platform for players to play games for cash prizes. While rivals such as Skillz have...

Artiphon raises $2M round led by Warner Music

Tech Crunch reports: "Artiphon, the startup behind the electronic instrument that it’s dubbed the Instrument 1, has raised $2 million in seed funding. Back in...

1939 Games receives $3.6m investment

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Icelandic developer 1939 Games today announced it has raised $3.6 million for its digital collectable card game, Kards. Along with government grants, funding...

EA signs publishing deal with Skylanders veterans at Velan Studios

Venture Beat reports: "Electronic Arts has signed a deal to publish the first game from Velan Studios, an independent game developer started by gaming veterans Guha...

WarDucks raises $3.8 million for augmented reality game studio

Venture Beat reports: "WarDucks has raised $3.8 million in funding to launch a location-based augmented reality game studio, and it has tapped Doom co-creator John Romero for...

Music’s next big startup Splice raises $57.5M to sell samples

Tech Crunch reports: "Tech has a bad reputation for pulling money out of musicians’ pockets, but Splice is changing that. The audio sample marketplace and music...

Epic Games awards $500,000 in final Unreal Dev Grants

Venture Beat reports: "Epic Games has awarded $500,000 in awards to the final recipients of Unreal Dev Grants, a $5 million fund supporting developers working with...

Forte and Ripple form $100 million fund for mainstream blockchain games

Venture Beat reports: "Just a couple of weeks after coming out, blockchain gaming startup Forte has announced a big deal with Ripple’s Xpring cryptocurrency platform to...