Is the Disney deal as Epic as we think?

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So I admit, I can safely say I did not have “Disney invests $1.5 billion in Epic” on my 2024 bingo card, although I am pretty sure I am in good company when it comes to that announcement. But as folks who have been knocking around the worlds of the metaverse and gaming for years, as the dust settled on this, Tony Parisi and I have some thoughts.

NVIDIA Releases Open Source Neuralangelo AI Tool To Turn 2D Videos Into 3D Scenes

Are you doing Creators wrong?

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Tony Parisi and I have been doing communities longer than…well, longer than we will admit. Whether it was building online communities during the early days of the metaverse, building developer communities, customer communities…. we have put them together in more ways than you can imagine. And the chaos continues, as today Tony is running a Web3 Discord community and I lead a gaming Discord community.

Federal Aviation Administration tests virtual reality training for U.S. pilots

LimeWire Teams Up with Polygon Labs for New AI Creator Studio Featuring Music Functions

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This initiative comes on the heels of LimeWire's ad-revenue sharing venture, which is powered by the LMWR token. As the company revealed, this program ensures creators are adequately compensated for their content. A previous update from May had LimeWire sharing that they procured a whopping $17.5 million from LMWR token sales across multiple funding rounds. […]

VR game developer Thirdverse has finalized $11.29 million in investment

Ready Player Me’s New AI-Based Copilot Set to Revolutionize Avatar Development

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Ready Player Me Introduces Copilot for Avatar Integration As reported by VentureBeat, Ready Player Me, a company specializing in cross-platform avatar solutions, has launched Copilot, a tool integrated with OpenAI’s GPT-4 and OpenCopilot. This AI tool is aimed at simplifying the process for developers to incorporate avatars into their applications and games. Copilot benefits from […]

Pico announces G3 headset and gives new life to 3DOF

8th Wall Bolsters WebAR Platform with New Generative AI Capabilities

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8th Wall, Niantic's subsidiary and a frontrunner in web-based augmented reality (WebAR) solutions, has made waves in the AR development community by unveiling its new GenAI modules. These additions, designed to smoothly integrate Inworld and OpenAI technologies into WebAR projects, enable developers to produce more captivating, responsive, and immersive user experiences. Crucially, these enhancements promise […]

ZTX Receives $13M Seed Funding For Web3 Creator Infrastructure Development

NetEase Announces Second Quarter 2023

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NetEase, Inc. announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2023. The company reported net revenues of RMB24.0 billion (US$3.3 billion) for the quarter, marking a 3.7% increase from the same period in 2022. Notable financial highlights include: Net revenues from games and related value-added services reached RMB18.8 billion (US$2.6 billion), […]

Arm Holdings Initiates IPO Process on Nasdaq: A Step Towards Chip Shipment Milestone

BioWare Announces Layoffs as Studio Adapts for Future Projects

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BioWare, an Electronic Arts (EA) studio known for its story-driven single-player games, is undergoing a workforce reduction of 50 employees. In a blog post, BioWare's general manager, Gary McKay, outlined the necessity for this reorganization as the studio reevaluates its development approach. McKay emphasized that this adjustment is crucial to meet the demands of upcoming […]

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