Chukong Technologies Raises $50M Series D Round

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International Mobile Entertainment Company Expanding Offering for New and Established Developers

BEIJING – Oct. 18, 2013 – Leading international mobile entertainment company Chukong Technologies today announced it has secured $50 million in Series D funding led by New Horizon Capital, a leading China-focused private equity fund, with participation from existing investors GGV Capital, Sequoia Capital, Steamboat Ventures and Northern Light. Continue reading Chukong Technologies Raises $50M Series D Round

DoubleDutch and Mike Maples Host Panel on New Technologies Battling for the CMO’s Growing Software Budget

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KISSMetrics, Genius.com and Traackr Join “The Battle of the Marketing Cloud” Event on October 22 in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 17, 2013 – DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, will host a panel mixer October 22 at 111 Minna in San Francisco on startups battling for a piece of the CMO’s tech budget. Moderated by Mike Maples, managing partner of FLOODGATE and early investor in Lyft and Twitter, The Battle for the Marketing Cloud will feature CEOs from top performing, venture-backed startups including KISSMetrics (data analytics), Genuis.com (marketing automation) and Traackr (influencer marketing). Continue reading DoubleDutch and Mike Maples Host Panel on New Technologies Battling for the CMO’s Growing Software Budget

Sony Music Entertainment’s Pinball Rocks HD App Features First All Metal & Rock Soundtrack

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NEW YORK – Oct. 1, 2013 – Sony Music Entertainment announces the release of the Android version of Pinball Rocks HD, a five-table pinball compilation game. The app has previously been available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with downloads exceeding 1.8 million on all iOS operating systems.  Continue reading Sony Music Entertainment’s Pinball Rocks HD App Features First All Metal & Rock Soundtrack

DoubleDutch Raises $10M Series C from Bessemer Venture Partners, FLOODGATE and More

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Mobile Event Technology Company Doubles Down on Data 

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 26, 2013 – DoubleDutch, the leading provider of data-driven mobile event applications, today announced it has raised $10 million in Series C funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from existing investors FLOODGATE Fund, Bullpen Capital and others. The company has raised a total of $18.5 million in funding to date. With 40 percent quarter-over-quarter growth and nearly 500,000 event participants using their product, DoubleDutch has established itself as the fastest growing event app company in the category. DoubleDutch plans to use the investment to accelerate its international expansion, grow its new line of data-driven products for exhibitors and organizers, and transition the business fully to a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. Continue reading DoubleDutch Raises $10M Series C from Bessemer Venture Partners, FLOODGATE and More

Star Wars™: Force Collection Now Available for iOS and Android

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Explore the Star Wars™ Galaxy and Fight for Your Side of the Force™ in Konami’s New Free-to-Play Card Battle Game

EL SEGUNDO, Calif – Sept. 4, 2013 – Star Wars™: Force Collection, the first globally released Star Wars card battle game, is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices. Created by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., players will take command of more than 230 heroes, villains, and vehicles from Star Wars Episodes I-VI and embark on a series of galaxy-spanning quests in the process. Star Wars: Force Collection can be downloaded at:

–       Apple App Store for iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/star-wars-force-collection/id586854309?mt=8

–       Google Play for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.konami.swfc

For more information, please visit http://starwars.com/explore/video-games/star-wars-force-collection/ Continue reading Star Wars™: Force Collection Now Available for iOS and Android

Mixamo Brings 3D Facial Capture and Animation to Indie Developers with Face Plus

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High-End 3D Facial Animation Capture Now Possible with Standard Webcam and Unity; Tech Unveiled via Short Film, “Unplugged”, at Unite 2013

VANCOUVER, BC, August 28 20133D character animation pioneer Mixamo today announced the launch of Face Plus, a technology that brings facial animations to 3D characters with just a simple webcam and the Unity editor. Independent developers can now enrich their games with emotional experiences without the high cost and complexity of existing facial animation solutions. Continue reading Mixamo Brings 3D Facial Capture and Animation to Indie Developers with Face Plus

STAR WARS™: FORCE COLLECTION Announced and Dated for iOS and Android

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BURBANK & EL SEGUNDO, Calif – Aug. 21, 2013– Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today that Star Wars™: Force Collection, a card battling game, will be available for free download worldwide on iOS and Android devices September 4, 2013. Star Wars: Force Collection puts players in command of more than 230 heroes, villains, and vehicles from Star Wars Episodes I-VI. Players will cross the Star Wars™ galaxy completing quests, fighting battles, and collecting powerful cards and upgrades. As players progress, their actions will determine whether they join and fight on the light or dark side of the Force during global player events.

For more information, please visit http://starwars.com/explore/video-games/star-wars-force-collection/ Continue reading STAR WARS™: FORCE COLLECTION Announced and Dated for iOS and Android