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Crowdpark Raises $6M for "Social Betting" Games

Crowdpark, a startup developer focused on social betting games, today announced investments totaling about $6 million from Target Partners and existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital. This brings the Berlin-based company’s total amount of funding to approximately $8 million.

New York Media Festival Returns to Manhattan with 15+ Events and...

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Media Festival, an innovative two-day event for the digital, games, music, television and video industries,...

Roblox Lands $4 Million for Gaming Site for Kids

San Francisco - Roblox, a gaming site for kids, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $4 million in a second round of venture...

Arise, Sir Knight – Rumble's 'KingsRoad' opens in beta [with trailer]

Game developer and publisher Rumble today began accepting closed beta registrations for "KingsRoad," the showcase browser-based game from the young company, and partners for its publishing platform.

Will 'South Park: The Game' Let You Kill Kenny?

Gamers will be able to join Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny as they take on new adventures in "South Park: The Game.," from THQ, South Park Digital Studios – a joint venture of Viacom Media Networks and "South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker – and Obsidian Entertainment.

Can 'Bejeweled Blitz' Save Brain Cells?

Testing the “use it or lose it” philosophy, a new research study of 10,000 U.S. adults suggests that playing PopCap Games’ Bejeweled Blitz helps older people feel mentally “sharper” and quicker to see patterns. Specifically, the study found of those who play Bejeweled Blitz regularly, 47 percent of adults over 50 reported feeling sharper while performing other tasks, and 23.9 percent of adults over 65 felt their ability to see patterns improved.

Tobii Brings Eye-Controlled Games to Times Square

Tobii Technology has developed what the company describes as the world’s first eye-controlled arcade game, adding that "Tobii EyeAsteroids" represents an expansion of eye tracking applications into the consumer electronics and gaming industries.

Xfire has 400 million potential new users via joint venture

Xfire, the social platform for PC gamers, has formed a joint venture with China Youth Goyor Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. that will make its service available to a market of 400 million gamers.

Discovery Launches Curiosity.com Expert Q&A Site

Sliver Spring, Md. -- Discovery Communications, the media company behind such cable television staples as the Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, on...

Google+ Does Kabam's 'The Godfather' a Service

Kabam has opted to officially launch "The Godfather: Five Families" exclusively on Google+ Games. Based on intellectual property licensed from Paramount Digital Entertainment, the title also represents the first time a major movie franchise has expanded into a hardcore social game.