• Universe, an Instagram for building mobile websites, nabs funding from YC

    5 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    As social media sites grow more massive and all-encompassing, one startup is looking to bring back the friendly customization of Myspace to a new generation of users looking to define their online presence in a unique way. Universe is a mobile-based website builder for the social media era, eschewing complicated templates for easily customizable website “filters” that pin...
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  • Improbable partners with new studio founded by ex-Halo dev

    Improbable partners with new studio founded by ex-Halo dev

    5 monthes ago - By Gamasutra

    Midwinter Entertainment, a studio founded by former 343 Industries studio head Josh Holmes, has announced its first game will use Improbable's SpatialOS tech. ...
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  • Will the mobile version of Dixit, Dixit World, be able to capture the social fun of the board game original?

    Will the mobile version of Dixit, Dixit World, be able to capture the social fun of the board game original?

    5 monthes ago - By Pocket Gamer

    Libellud Digital has revealed that it's set to bring a version of Dixit to mobile later this year. The game is called Dixit World, and it's slated to land on iOS this summer, with an Android version hitting the Play Store a few months later.
    If you've not heard of Dixit before, it's a pretty simple experience. A player chooses a card and a sentence, then other players pick a card they think represents that sentence. Then you need to guess which card is the one the storyteller picked.
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  • Buzzy startup Improbable will use part of its $502 million cash pile to fund a new game called 'Scavengers'

    Buzzy startup Improbable will use part of its $502 million cash pile to fund a new game called 'Scavengers'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    British software startup Improbable will use its huge cash pile to fund the creation of a new game for the first time.
    Improbable will fund the development of "Scavengers," a new survival shooter from independent game studio Midwinter Entertainment.
    Improbable raised $502 million from Japanese tech giant SoftBank in May, which chief executive Herman Narula said frees the firm to fund "risky" content that can run on its SpatialOS software.
    Fast-growing British startup Improbable, whose software is intended to power virtual worlds, has figured out what to do with the massive $502 million...
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