Hitman 3 gets a tactical turtleneck (tac-turt) in first major patch

Hitman 3 gets a tactical turtleneck (tac-turt) in first major patch

Hitman 3 is getting some more content in its first significant patch. Developer IO Interactive launched the update today for consoles, PC, and Stadia. With this download, players will get a handful of important fixes, some new missions, and — most important — a deathly stylish tactical turtleneck. The tac-turt is a new reward for […]

IronSource acquires creative management platform Luna Labs

IronSource acquires creative management platform Luna Labs

Mobile monetization firm IronSource has acquired Luna Labs, the maker of a creative management platform used to create mobile ads. Luna Labs’ technology allows app developers — from enterprises to indie developers — to create, manage and optimize their playable ad and video ads, at a fast speed and on a large scale. The purchase […]

GameSnacks launches ad-based HTML5 game platform on Google products

GameSnacks launches ad-based HTML5 game platform on Google products

GameSnacks is broadening the launch of its HTML5 gaming platform to bring lightweight, casual games to places where people have slow networks and low-end devices. The GameSnacks team is part of Google’s internal accelerator, dubbed Area 120, for experimental products. It was started by Ani Mohan, the general manager of the GameSnacks team of a […]

Saltmine raises $20 million to automate office space design

Saltmine raises $20 million to automate office space design

Commercial office space planning startup Saltmine today announced that it raised $20 million and formed a strategic partnership with real estate firm JLL. Saltmine, whose customers include Snowflake, Fidelity, and Workday, says it plans to put the funding toward advancing its platform and expanding its global workforce. The shift to working from home and financial […]

ZenHub doubles down on automation for GitHub project management

ZenHub doubles down on automation for GitHub project management

As the world’s largest code-hosting platform, GitHub needs little in the way of introduction. But the Microsoft subsidiary has also spawned an ecosystem of businesses built directly upon GitHub, spanning cybersecurity, bug detection, productivity, and more. One of these companies is ZenHub, a 7-year-old Canadian startup that offers developers a project management and collaboration tool […]

Valorant's Game Changers tournaments will highlight women and marginalized people

Valorant’s Game Changers tournaments will highlight women and marginalized people

Riot Games announced today the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Game Changers program, an esports tournament initiative to supplement the competitive season by highlighting women and people of marginalized genders. The year-long effort will help build a tour that is more representative of the diversity of the Valorant community, Riot Games said. “Game Changers will provide […]

Illusive Networks raises $24 million to thwart cyberattacks with honeypots

PerimeterX raises $57 million to fight bots and web app attacks

PerimeterX, a cybersecurity startup developing a platform designed to protect apps from malicious actors, today announced that it raised $57 million in growth capital, bringing its total raised to date to $144 million.  The company says the investment will be put toward expanding into new geographies and vertical markets as it looks to grow the […]

Beamable raises $5 million for Unity-based live game services platform

Beamable raises $5 million for Unity-based live game services platform

Beamable has raised $5 million in funding to fuel its new business of providing a live services platform for game developers. The funding is part of a makeover that founder Jon Radoff has given Beamable in the past couple of years. Radoff saw the value of the live services platform that the predecessor company, Disruptor […]