Scenario lands $6M for its AI platform that generates game art assets

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Depending on who you ask, generative AI is either massively overhyped or undervalued. Defined as algorithm-driven tech that creates text, art and other forms of media given a prompt, it’s captured the attention of major VC backers who’ve piled hundreds of millions of dollars into firms like Jasper and Stability AI. But generative AI has…

Fandom acquires Metacritic, GameSpot, TV Guide and other entertainment brands in deal worth around $55M

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Entertainment platform Fandom announced today its acquisition of seven entertainment and gaming brands from media company Red Ventures, including online publications Comic Vine, Cord Cutters News, GameFAQs, GameSpot, Giant Bomb, Metacritic, and TV Guide. While the financials of the deal were not disclosed in the official announcement, Fandom told TechCrunch that the deal cost somewhere…

Latitude brings AI-generated artwork to AI Dungeon

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AI Dungeon realized the dream many gamers have had since the ’80s: an evolving storyline that players themselves create and direct. Now, it’s going further with a new feature that enables players to generate images that illustrate those stories. Developed by indie game studio Latitude, which was initially a one-person operation, AI Dungeon writes dialogue…

Netflix explores cloud gaming as it looks for new hires

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Netflix requests the help of cloud gaming specialists in its recent job listing posts, a possible hint at what’s to come for its ongoing gaming venture. As noted by Protocol, the company is on the hunt for a security product manager with experience handling “cloud gaming challenges,” a rendering engineer who can support Netflix’s “cloud…