Month: January 2021

Services, not software, are the future of game enterprise tech

Services, not software, are the future of game enterprise tech

In recent years, vinvestor interest in the gaming industry has skyrocketed. The industry is more than video games; as multimedia experiments like Fortnite have shown, game developers embrace multiple forms of entertainment at once. Gaming technologies like Unreal engine that fuel these experiences complement traditional film, television and corporate production tools, being widely used in …

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Video game companies band together to help children's hospital

Video game companies band together to help children’s hospital

Game companies compete with each other fiercely, so sometimes it’s news to see them come together. This is the mission behindGamers for SHOCK, A coalition of employees from gambling related companies. They came together to support Orange County Children’s Hospital (SHOCK) in Southern California. The group’s mission is to bring the gaming community together to …

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The DeanBeat: Our 360-degree view of the metaverse ecosystem

The DeanBeat: Our 360-degree view of the metaverse ecosystem

I’m very proud that we were able to create an original event around the Metaverse this week and that it received good attention despite some crazy news like GameStopThe frenzy of stocks and Apple reaffirmation of its position on confidentiality in relation to targeted advertising. Our GamesBeat Summit: Into the Metaverse and GamesBeat / Facebook: …

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Eve Online gets Zenith Quadrant update

Eve Online experienced its own GameStop-like short squeeze

All the excitement around GameStop Stock bled in GamesBeat’s threads about the Metaverse. And it turns out that stock market manipulation is not exclusive to the physical world. “We’ve had some kind of small push in the economy of Eve Online,” said Hilmar Petursson, CEO of CCP, MMO Gaming Economy. “It was sort of a …

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ESA CEO: Why diversity matters for the metaverse

ESA CEO: Why diversity matters for the metaverse

When it comes to diversity, the metaverse will represent a huge opportunity to amplify the diversity of voices and creators. This is the opinion of Stanley Pierre-Louis, CEO of Gaming Industry Trade Group Entertainment Software Association. In a fireside chat with me at our GamesBeat Summit: Into the Metaverse online event, Pierre-Louis said that the …

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What will it take to make good on the promise of the metaverse?

What will it take to make good on the promise of the metaverse?

The ‘How to Build the Metaverse’ panel at GamesBeat’s two-day All-Digital Metaverse event brought together speakers who take on the challenges to bring the Metaverse to life. Wanda Meloni, CEO and Senior Analyst at M2 Insights, was joined on stage by John Linden, CEO of Mythical Games, Jacob Navok, CEO of Genvid, and Chris Swan, …

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