Tag: games

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Metaverse startup Bud raises $36.8m to take on Roblox

Bud looks very fun: a cross between Roblox and console game Fall Guys, it lets people create their own virtual experiences.
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The Wombats have launched their own mobile racing game

British band The Wombats got into sustainable NFTs earlier this year, but their latest marketing initiative is a mobile game.
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TikTok wants to be a much bigger player in mobile gaming

Snapchat has mobile games; Netflix has mobile games; now TikTok appears to have mobile gaming ambitions too.
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Former music execs are now running esports brand FaZe Clan

Zach Katz has been making waves as the co-founder of Raised In Space, but now he's got a new job in an adjacent industry: esports.
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New metaverse music moves: Jamiroquai and Alfie Templeman

Another day, another pair of artists doing interesting things in the metaverse: Jamiroquai and Alfie Templeman.
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Reactional Music taps Tuned Global for its game soundtracks

Reactional Music is the latest company trying to help games developers create soundtracks that adapt to what players are doing.
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Roblox ended Q1 2022 with 54.1m daily active users

In a busy week for financial results, Roblox revealed its latest figures yesterday.
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Spotify launches on Roblox with music-making features

Spotify is the latest music company exploring the potential of gaming platform Roblox: and its 'Spotify Island' is about creating music as well as listening to it.
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Epic Games raises $2bn funding round from Sony and Lego

Epic Games is already printing money thanks to Fortnite's ongoing success, but investors are keen to pour more in.
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Grammy Awards come to Roblox with plans for Camilo performance

Grammy Week on Roblox launched yesterday, developed by Dubit Games – the same company that worked on the Brits experience.
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WMG pre-licenses music for games with Styngr deal

Labels have long licensed their music to games companies in sync deals, but now Warner Music Group is exploring a way to scale that up for more games developers.
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Bored Ape Yacht Club firm raises $450m for metaverse plans

Cartoon-ape NFTs are ubiquitous in crypto circles thanks to the success of Bored Ape Yacht Club, but are they just a flash in the pan until something buzzier comes along?