Piper Closes $7.6 Million in Series A Funding, Led by Owl Ventures, to Inspire Next Generation of Makers and Inventors

DIY electronics and coding products combat problematic screen time epidemic facing children, turning them into active creators of technology

SAN FRANCISCO – Sep. 14, 2017 – Piper, a leading STEM education company that empowers inventors of tomorrow through technology-driven play, closed $7.6 million in Series A funding led by Owl Ventures, a VC fund focused on edtech innovators. Piper’s first product, a DIY computer kit inspires creative confidence and empowerment by seamlessly transforming kids’ passive technology consumption to active learning through problem-solving skills. The new funding will help Piper build an expanded ecosystem of products that allows children of all ages to continually expand their STEM skills. Additional investors include past participants Reach Capital and Stanford’s StartX fund, as well as a new incoming investor, co-founder of Guitar Hero, Charles Huang.

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Last Call for Team Leaders in Crusaders of Light’s $400K Competition

Check the leaderboard to see how the 40-person teams are stacking up

BRISBANE, Calif. – August 24, 2017 – Crusaders of Light‘s $400K Fastest Dungeon Raid Competition is underway, and the last chance to sign up as a team leader is quickly approaching. Players interested in leading a 40-person raid team into battle must sign up by August 31 at crusadersoflight.com. The competition comes to an end on September 10. Continue reading Last Call for Team Leaders in Crusaders of Light’s $400K Competition

Immortal Conquest Launches Season Three with a Bang, Introduces All-New Personal Tech System

 

Strengthen Custom Armies with Personal Tech in the Quest to Conquer the World

BRISBANE, Calif. – Aug. 15, 2017 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) today announced the launch of Season Three and the introduction of an all-new Personal Tech System in Immortal Conquest, the free-to- download, terrain-based strategy game available on The App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android. Season Three begins today with a refreshed map and all-new Gairos and game mechanics, as players from several Season Two servers have captured the NPC capital of Delphi that sits at the center of the game universe, thus completing Season Two. As with each season update up to this point, the developers seek to push the realism and immersion of this war simulation game to all-new heights. Continue reading Immortal Conquest Launches Season Three with a Bang, Introduces All-New Personal Tech System

Nickelodeon, DMG Entertainment, SoftBank ISAT, and Pro Sports Owner Jeff Vinik Close Out Super League’s Series C Round With $15 Million

Entertainment, Media and Sports Titans Drive $28 Million Total Invested Since 2014 Founding of Leading Esports Gaming Platform

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – June 29, 2017 – Super League Gaming, the global community platform that offers accessible esports competitions, content and social interactions for amateur gamers, today announced that it has received $15 million in Series C funding from Nickelodeon, a division of Viacom, DMG Entertainment, a SoftBank-managed fund, Toba Capital, Cali Group and multiple traditional professional sports team owners including Jeffrey Vinik, owner of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, and aXiomatic, a premier esports entity backed by professional sports and media leaders. To date, Super League has raised more than $28 million, with earlier participation from investors including Cinemark USA, Inc., ET Capital and Quadrant Management. Continue reading Nickelodeon, DMG Entertainment, SoftBank ISAT, and Pro Sports Owner Jeff Vinik Close Out Super League’s Series C Round With $15 Million

The PC Gaming Show Adds 2K and Firaxis Games to June 12 Lineup

Developer and Publisher Set to Reveal Exclusive News

LOS ANGELES – June 8, 2017 – The PC Gaming Show powered by Intel, the third-annual event for developers, publishers, hardware companies, press and fans at E3, has added 2K and Firaxis Games as show participants. 2K and Firaxis, creators of some of the most beloved PC-exclusive games in recent history, will join the show for the first time and will make a major announcement exclusive to the PC Gaming Show stage. Continue reading The PC Gaming Show Adds 2K and Firaxis Games to June 12 Lineup

Xbox, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS and More Join the PC Gaming Show at E3

PC Gaming’s Annual E3 Showcase on June 12 to Include News and Updates from Xbox, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, Total War: Warhammer II, BATTLETECH and more

LOS ANGELES – May 17, 2017 – PC Gamer today announced that Xbox will join the upcoming annual PC Gaming Show for the third consecutive year, as both a sponsor and key presenter, and revealed more companies and speakers set to appear. Taking place in Los Angeles on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, the show will feature appearances and announcements from some of the biggest brands in the PC gaming industry. Continue reading Xbox, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS and More Join the PC Gaming Show at E3

The PC Gaming Show Returns to E3 with Intel as Presenting Sponsor

 

Event to Showcase the Latest in PC Games, Hardware, and VR and Esports Innovation

LOS ANGELES May 4, 2017 The PC Gaming Show returns in 2017 as part of the official E3 conference schedule. In partnership with Intel as the presenting sponsor, the third annual PC Gaming Show will take place live from The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on Monday, June 12 at 10am PDT. The event will be hosted by PC fan-favorite, Sean “Day[9]” Plott and will showcase exclusive announcements, trailers and discussion from many of the most exciting developers and projects on the platform. Continue reading The PC Gaming Show Returns to E3 with Intel as Presenting Sponsor

NetEase Games Debuts Crusaders of Light, A Full-Fledged Mobile MMORPG with Massive Raids

 

Pre-registration offering up to $50 USD worth of in-game gifts is now open and soft launch begins today in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Philippines

BRISBANE, Calif. – Apr. 20, 2017 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced a new MMORPG, Crusaders of Light, for iOS and Android phones and tablets. The full-fledged MMORPG is free to download and currently available in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Philippines, and coming soon to North America, Europe, Russia and Brazil. Pre-registration is now open and all participating players can unlock up to $50 worth of valuable in-game items, including virtual currency, weapons and a ram mount. Continue reading NetEase Games Debuts Crusaders of Light, A Full-Fledged Mobile MMORPG with Massive Raids