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Former Eidos president and frequent game startup adviser Keith Boesky passes away

Former Eidos president and frequent game startup adviser Keith Boesky passes away

20 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Keith Boesky, former president of Tomb Raider publisher Eidos and a frequent adviser to game companies at Boesky & Co., has died from cancer.
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Harold Ryan interview - Why ProbablyMonsters is making a huge bet on triple-A games

Harold Ryan interview - Why ProbablyMonsters is making a huge bet on triple-A games

23 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Former Bungie CEO Harold Ryan showed everybody how to go big or go home earlier this month. He announced that his ProbablyMonsters is announcing it has raised $18.8 million for...
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OGN launches Creator Collective to give streamers better tools for esports content

OGN launches Creator Collective to give streamers better tools for esports content

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

OGN, which has built a big esports network and esports content production business, unveiled the launch of its OGN Creators Collective.
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Giphy Arcade lets you play, remix, and share GIF-based ‘microgames'

Giphy Arcade lets you play, remix, and share GIF-based ‘microgames'

4 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Giphy, the search engine for animated GIFs is adding games to its shareable GIFs through micro-sized games via Giphy Arcade.
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Atomontage raises $1.95 million for microvoxel-based 3D graphics

Atomontage raises $1.95 million for microvoxel-based 3D graphics

4 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Atomontage has raised $1.95 million to enable microvoxels, a new kind of 3D simulation and rendering for games and other animations.
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Varjo unveils high-resolution enterprise VR headsets

Varjo unveils high-resolution enterprise VR headsets

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Helsinki, Finland-based Varjo Technologies has unveiled two new human-eye resolution virtual reality headsets for enterprises.
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Anheuser-Busch, brand sponsorships, and esports: Jump in, the beer is fine

Anheuser-Busch, brand sponsorships, and esports: Jump in, the beer is fine

7 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Anheuser-Busch is diving headfirst into authentic experiential marketing when it comes to esports. And Joe Barnes and Stuart Saw are leading the way.
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Riot Games asks League of Legends esports players to not discuss politics during broadcasts

Riot Games asks League of Legends esports players to not discuss politics during broadcasts

8 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Riot Games said that esports players participating in the 2019 League of Legends World Championships should not discuss personal views during broadcasts.
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Fornite Chapter 2 apparently leaks via Apple's app store

Fornite Chapter 2 apparently leaks via Apple's app store

9 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Epic Games is evidently lining up a change for its biggest game, as images of Fortnite Chapter 2 leaked on Apple's App Store in the Italian language.
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The DeanBeat: PlayStation 5, Blizzard's blunder, and Harold Ryan's big bet

The DeanBeat: PlayStation 5, Blizzard's blunder, and Harold Ryan's big bet

9 days ago   |   Venture Beat

It was a very big week, but nothing happened as expected with Blizzard's Hong Kong controversy, the PlayStation 5, and the ProbablyMonsters unveiling.
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Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Three soldiers killed, three others injured in training accident

Army officials say that the accident is under investigation. Read more ...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense...

US troops pulled from Syria will be sent to Iraq to fight ISIS: defense secretary

US troops being pulled out of Syria will be deployed to western Iraq where they will battle Islamic State terrorists, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday. He did not... Read more ...

Mulvaney: Trump Still Considers Himself To Be In Hospitality Business

Mulvaney: Trump Still Considers Himself To Be In Hospitality Business

The acting chief of staff defended the president wanting to host the G-7 summit at his private Florida estate despite ethics concerns. Read more ...

3 soldiers killed, 3 injured during Georgia training exercise

3 soldiers killed, 3 injured during Georgia training exercise

Three soldiers were killed and three more hospitalized on Sunday after their armored vehicle was involved in an accident during a training exercise in Georgia, the Army... Read more ...

Andy Murray wins 1st ATP final since hip surgery

Andy Murray wins 1st ATP final since hip surgery

ANTWERP, Belgium - Andy Murray has won his first ATP tour final since having hip surgery in January for an injury that left him contemplating retirement at one point. Read more ...

Rain pushes PGA Tour Champions' final round to Monday

Rain pushes PGA Tour Champions' final round to Monday

RICHMOND, Va. - Heavy rain forecast to last throughout the day forced the postponement of the third round of the PGA Tour Champions event on Sunday. Read more ...

'UPFRONT' recap: Campus free speech, a Dem running in the 5th & more

'UPFRONT' recap: Campus free speech, a Dem running in the 5th & more

State Rep. Dave Murphy, R-Greenville, said a campus free speech bill is “imperative,” while Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, said the bill would actually “undermine” free speech... Read more ...

Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to win Kremlin Cup

Bencic beats Pavlyuchenkova to win Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW - Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the Kremlin Cup final on Sunday. Read more ...

Donald Trump thanks Pentagon chief Mark ‘Esperanto' for ‘securing oil' in...

Donald Trump thanks Pentagon chief Mark ‘Esperanto' for ‘securing oil' in Syria, whatever that might mean

Donald Trump has fired off another typo-laden tweet, this time sharing a quote from his defense secretary, Mark “Esperanto.” The US president also doubled down on his belief... Read more ...

Mulvaney defends Ukraine statements, says he didn't offer to resign

Mulvaney defends Ukraine statements, says he didn't offer to resign

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday again denied any “quid pro quo” in the handling of U.S. military funds to Ukraine, though acknowledging his White... Read more ...