Thursday, 13 Aug 2020

Games

Rainbow Six Siege: Pro League Season XI Finale abgesagt – Rainbow Six: Siege

Die Corona-Pandemie greift weiter um sich. Auch Rainbow Six: Siege muss nun Turniere absagen. Hier erwischte es das Finale der Pro League Season XI in São Paulo, das für Mitte Mai geplant war, und die APAC-Finals. Absage der Finals Das LAN-Finale der letzten Pro League Season vor der großen Turniersystemreform wird nun doch nicht stattfinden. […]

Misfits Gaming Group Partners With Online Lender SoFi

Misfits Gaming Group has partnered with the online personal finance company SoFi. The deal includes the Sofi logo as the main jersey patch and the company will be the presenting sponsor for Florida Mayhem and Florida Mutineers events. MGG and SoFi will collaborate to produce original content pieces to run across MGG social channels. Today […]

Mya Systems raises $18.75 million to automate candidate recruitment and onboarding

Conversational AI developer Mya Systems today announced that it has secured $18.75 million in a series C round. Notion Capital participated in the round, along with earlier investors Foundation Capital, Emergence Capital, and Workday Ventures. Mya founder and CEO Eyal Grayevsky said the new funds will allow the company to grow in the coming years […]

Dota 2: Boo1k leaves Virtus.Pro

Virtus.Pro’s coach is no longer a part of the team. Those of you who follow the CIS Dota 2 scene probably know that Anatoly “Boo1k” Ivanov was VPs coach for the last six months. He joined the team after the big TI 9 roster shuffle. However, VP’s results weren’t really all that good, especially in […]

Virtus.pro part ways with coach Boo1k

Anatoly “Boo1k” Ivanov is free of contract after working a bit more than half a year in different capacities with the Virtus.pro Dota 2 team. Formerly coach for Gambit Esports, Boo1k joined Virtus.pro ahead of The International 2019 and teamed up with Arsenij “ArsZeeqq” Usov to prepare the CIS juggernaut team for the biggest tournament […]

SteamVR Update Improves Tracking Performance for Oculus Quest

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address A SteamVR beta update today improved tracking when used with Oculus Quest via Oculus Link. Oculus Link allows Quest to be used just […]

COVID-19 outbreak could delay the release of Call of Duty 2020

With the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, millions of people now have to work from home. This includes video game developers, which is unfortunate but a necessary measure to ensure the safety of the employees. We’re not sure how long this will last, but what we do know is it could affect numerous aspects […]

Allied Esports details "transformational" financial results for 2019

Allied Esports Entertainment announced its financial results for 2019, describing the year as “transformational.” Revenue for the fourth quarter in 2019 was up 19 percent, totalling $6.5 million (£5.4 million), when compared to the fourth quarter of the previous year. RELATED: Allied Esports selects HOK to design retail esports venues The company’s complete revenue for 2019 […]

Intel debuts Pohoiki Springs, a powerful neuromorphic research system for AI workloads

This morning, Intel announced the general readiness of Pohoiki Springs, a powerful self-contained neuromorphic system that’s about the size of five standard servers. The company says the system will be available to members of the Intel Neuromorphic Research Community via the cloud using Intel’s Nx SDK and community-contributed software components, giving them a tool to […]