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Play-to-Earn Blockchain MMORPG, Ember Sword, has $203 Million pledged in First-Ever NFT Community Land Sale

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

AARHUS, Denmark, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bright Star Studios today announced that 34,791 community members of its flagship game, Ember Sword , have collectively pledged $203,784,720 towards in-game land purchases during its first-ever NFT community land sale.

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  • AARHUS, Denmark, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bright Star Studios today announced that 34,791 community members of its flagship game, Ember Sword , have collectively pledged $203,784,720 towards in-game land purchases during its first-ever NFT community land sale.
  • The massive success of this land sale is a testament to the excitement that the gaming community has around our mission," says Bright Star Studios and Ember Sword CEO, Mark Laursen.
  • Upon closing, a total of $203 million worth of land had been pledged by the community.
  • In addition to being the first to gain access to the alpha, land owners will earn Ember, our ERC-20 token.

Halo with Cesar Millan Announces Partnership with D’Amelio Family

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:30pm

Halo with Cesar Millan, developers of the worlds most advanced pet safety technology, announces a partnership with the DAmelio family.

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  • Halo with Cesar Millan, developers of the worlds most advanced pet safety technology, announces a partnership with the DAmelio family.
  • We have spent the past 3 years designing the Halo Collar to bring dogs the rules, boundaries and limitations they need to safely have greater freedom, says Halo co-founder Cesar Millan.
  • The DAmelio family brings far more than their impressive social reach and influence to the Halo partnership.
  • Halo by Cesar Millan and The DAmelio family are excited to work together to further the companys core mission; No More Lost Dogs.

A Letter From President and Chief Operating Officer Daniel Alegre Regarding Blizzard Entertainment

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:15pm

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) President and COO Daniel Alegre today sent the following letter to all employees regarding Blizzard Entertainment.

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  • Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) President and COO Daniel Alegre today sent the following letter to all employees regarding Blizzard Entertainment.
  • I am pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra have been appointed co-leaders of Blizzard.
  • As Executive Vice President of Development at Blizzard, she has been providing senior development leadership and support to the Diablo and Overwatch franchises.
  • Most recently Mike was Executive Vice President & General Manager of Platform and Technology at Blizzard overseeing Battle.net and our Development Services organizations.

Super League Gaming Debuts Pixel Paradise, The VERY FIRST Minecraft Server in Bedrock Designed With Inclusion in Mind

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

Pixel Paradise is a thoughtful departure from typical game experiences on the Minecraft Bedrock server ecosystem, said Mike Wann, Chief Strategy Officer of Super League Gaming.

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  • Pixel Paradise is a thoughtful departure from typical game experiences on the Minecraft Bedrock server ecosystem, said Mike Wann, Chief Strategy Officer of Super League Gaming.
  • We believe this server is the first step toward bridging the gender gap in the Minecraft server world.
  • Pixel Paradise is the newest release by InPvP, an official Microsoft Minecraft partner enjoyed by more than 22 million players annually.
  • To play, simply open the Minecraft Game Server tab on any iOS, Android, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC, Amazon Fire device, and click on Pixel Paradise.

Fintropolis uses Minecraft to teach middle schoolers about money

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

Today, Ally launches their answer to that challenge Fintropolis, allyfintropolis.com , a new world in the megahit video game Minecraft, designed to teach financial concepts.

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  • Today, Ally launches their answer to that challenge Fintropolis, allyfintropolis.com , a new world in the megahit video game Minecraft, designed to teach financial concepts.
  • Fintropolis is available for both Minecraft and Minecraft: Education Edition.
  • We quickly realized to get middle schoolers to pay attention and learn, we had to make it fun and hands-on.
  • Minecraft: Education Edition also comes with lesson plans to connect the money concepts in Fintropolis to the classroom curriculum.

Esports Market Size to Reach USD 5,199.8 Million in 2028 | Increasing Number of Live Esports Coverage Platforms and Participants and Rising Popularity of Video Games are Some Key Factors Driving Industry Demand, says Emergen Research

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 11:27am

Rise in popularity of video games and rapid growth of live esports coverage platforms are major factors driving market revenue growth.

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  • Rise in popularity of video games and rapid growth of live esports coverage platforms are major factors driving market revenue growth.
  • An increasing number of individuals watch esports videos and tournaments as this has become more accessible due to increasing connectivity and expansion of reach and coverage.
  • Esports broadcasters utilize such sites to broadcast live coverage of competitions and their own games.
  • Emergen Research has segmented the global esports market on the basis of game type, revenue streams, device, and region:

Esports Market Size to Reach USD 5,199.8 Million in 2028 | Increasing Number of Live Esports Coverage Platforms and Participants and Rising Popularity of Video Games are Some Key Factors Driving Industry Demand, says Emergen Research

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 11:30am

Rise in popularity of video games and rapid growth of live esports coverage platforms are major factors driving market revenue growth.

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  • Rise in popularity of video games and rapid growth of live esports coverage platforms are major factors driving market revenue growth.
  • An increasing number of individuals watch esports videos and tournaments as this has become more accessible due to increasing connectivity and expansion of reach and coverage.
  • Esports broadcasters utilize such sites to broadcast live coverage of competitions and their own games.
  • Emergen Research has segmented the global esports market on the basis of game type, revenue streams, device, and region:

MapleStory M Third Anniversary Culminates in Massive Update With New Angelic Buster Character and In-Game Celebration Events

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

MapleStory M , the free-to-play mobile MMORPG for iOS and Android , is continuing its third anniversary celebration with the introduction of Angelic Buster and a host of events for players to enjoy.

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  • MapleStory M , the free-to-play mobile MMORPG for iOS and Android , is continuing its third anniversary celebration with the introduction of Angelic Buster and a host of events for players to enjoy.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210729005175/en/
    MapleStory M Third Anniversary Culminates in Massive Update With New Angelic Buster Character and In-Game Celebration Events (Photo: Business Wire)
    Born as a disgraced Nova without a tail or magic, Angelic Buster inherited the powers of Eskalade, an ancient dragon residing inside an ancient relic of Pantheon.
  • Equipped with a dragon shaped arm cannon, known as Soul Shooter, Angelic Buster is able to blast waves of enemies with ease.
  • MapleStory M quickly reached 10 million downloads within 100 days after global launch and recently celebrated its 2-year anniversary with 16 million global downloads.

Nuverse and Coda Payments Launch Ragnarok X: Next Generation on Codashop

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:37pm

Nuverse, the developer of Ragnarok X: Next Generation, has partnered with Coda Payments to provide a fast and easy way for players to top up their accounts.

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  • Nuverse, the developer of Ragnarok X: Next Generation, has partnered with Coda Payments to provide a fast and easy way for players to top up their accounts.
  • "We are excited about this partnership and more opportunities in the future with Nuverse," says Philippe Limes, CEO of Coda Payments.
  • A brand new instalment of the globally acclaimed Ragnarok Online gaming series, Ragnarok X: Next Generation has officially launched in Southeast Asia.
  • For more information about Codashop or the official launch of Ragnarok X: Next Generation in Southeast Asia, please visit its website and/or social media pages.

RTI Receives Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real-Time Innovations (RTI) , the largest software framework company for autonomous systems, today announced that it has received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games , which will be used to advance the development and integration of RTI Connext DDS with Unreal Engine, the open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool.

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  • SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real-Time Innovations (RTI) , the largest software framework company for autonomous systems, today announced that it has received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games , which will be used to advance the development and integration of RTI Connext DDS with Unreal Engine, the open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool.
  • The integration of RTI Connext DDS and the Unreal game engine provides both RTI customers and the Unreal ecosystem a best-of-both worlds solution to developing and testing visualization and simulation applications.
  • RTI Connext DDS is the platform that brings distributed simulation systems together in a secure, high-performance, scalable visualization environment.
  • Due to their dynamic architectures, simulation solutions have made interoperability between systems essential, said Sebastien Loze, Simulation Industry Manager, Epic Games.