Gaming

This Week in Apps: Apple launches a COVID-19 app, the outbreak’s impact on social and video apps and more

March 28, 2020 0

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that

With kids and adults staying at home, are virtual worlds ready for primetime?

March 22, 2020 0

We’ve been diligently following the development of virtual worlds, also known as the “metaverse,” on TechCrunch. Hanging out within the virtual worlds of games has

Female-led Robin Games raises $7M to combine lifestyle content with fantasy gaming

March 19, 2020 0

As a former Jam City executive, Jill Wilson led teams behind some of the top-grossing gaming franchises, like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop. Now she’s

Female-led Robin Games raises $7M to combine lifestyle content with fantasy gaming

March 19, 2020 0

As a former Jam City executive, Jill Wilson led teams behind some of the top-grossing gaming franchises, like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop. Now she’s

Venture investment in esports looks light as Q1 races to a close

March 19, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking a look

Venture investment in esports looks light as Q1 races to a close

March 19, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking a look

Pragma is a back-end toolkit for gaming companies, so game developers can focus on games

March 12, 2020 0

These days, most of the games developed need to be social, multi-platform and extensible, but there are only a few developers with the expertise to

Horizon raises another $5M to put virtual items on the blockchain and launch its first game

March 6, 2020 0

If a player picks up an item in an online video game, who owns that item? The player, or the company that made the game?

The companies that will shape the upcoming multiverse era of social media

March 3, 2020 0

Throughout this series on the rise of multiverse virtual worlds, I have outlined the collision of gaming and social media into a new multiverse era

Making money from games: The future of virtual economies

March 2, 2020 0

In Part 6 of our multiverse series, we discuss the business opportunities and compliance challenges of virtual economies Eric Peckham @epeckham / 1 day Fictional

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