Matt Perez

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4 weeks ago

Is There Life After ‘League Of Legends’? Riot Bets Big On Its First New Game In 10 Years.

Riot Games has made $20 billion from just one video game. Now the success of Fortnite has the company scrambling to prove it can be more than just the decade-old League of Legends.
By Matt Perez 19 min read
1 month ago

High School Esports Company PlayVS Raises $50 Million in Series C

PlayVS, which develops software used to operate high school esports competitions, will use the capital to accelerate its growth—the company plans to double its head count of 41 by the end of the...
By Matt Perez 3 min read
1 month ago

Video Game Network Launches With $17M In Funding And Backing Of Riot, Twitch And Blizzard Cofounders

The Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN) is looking to build the MTV of gaming, and the new post-cable venture has attracted some big names to make it happen.
By Matt Perez 4 min read
4 months ago

Fortnite Creator Epic Games Acquires Social Media App Houseparty

The deal gives Houseparty access to the game studio's user base and extensive resources while boosting Epic Games’ growing influence in the social media space.
By Matt Perez 7 min read
8 months ago

G2 Esports Raises $17.3 Million In Series A Funding Round

The Berlin-based esports organization G2 Esports announced Tuesday it raised $17.3 million in a Series A funding round, bringing its total outside backing to $24.6 million.
By Matt Perez 9 min read