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Twitch to acquire Curse

Streaming platform Twitch has announced its intention to acquire online tech company Curse. Curse was founded ten years ago and provides a number of services such as game-specific online community tools, a PC mod manager and secure VOIP. In all it attracts around 30m users per month across its network. …

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How did the games media cover E3? We ask Curse

Curse VP of global sales Nathan Lindberg reveals the firm’s unique approach to covering E3 – and how it kept its fans happy Our priorities at events like E3 are very different from those of others in the industry, and we’re extremely proud of that,” Curse VP of global sales …

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Riot investment in Curse worth $30m

The amount of money League of Legends firm Riot put behind games media giant Curse has been revealed to be a hefty $30m. That’s according to the Los Angeles Times, who reports that the exact amount was revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Tuesday. This follows the …

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Riot Games has invested in Curse

League of Legends creators Riot Games has invested in media and tech company Curse. Curse is best known for its wiki engine Gamepedia but also runs a number of recognisable fan sites including Hearthpwn and Futhead. Between them this portfolio attracts some 28m monthly visitors and over 1bn page views. …

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Curse Voice aims to prevent DDOS, swatting attacks

Online video game portal and software company Curse has announced Curse Voice – an alternative VoIP option claiming to offer protection from online gaming risks” such as DDOS attacks and swattings. Speaking with Polygon, Curse CTO Michael Comperda explained how a solution like Curse Voice has become a necessity for …

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Curse is the latest MCV Awards 2015 partner

Curse is the latest Gold Partner to be announced for the 2015 MCV Awards. "We’re delighted to once again be working in partnership with MCV as a sponsor of this year’s awards," commentedJoseph Noone, UK sales manager at Curse. "Curse is proud of the achievements of the UK games industry …

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Games Media Profile: Curse

Curse’s Nathan Lindberg discusses how the young firm rivals old veterans of the industry – and what it has set its targets on next Despite being less than a decade old, Curse has quickly established itself as a player to watch. The firm’s Union for Gamers network on YouTube, a …

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Curse Inc raises $16m in new round of fundraising

Online gaming network Curse Inc. has raised $16m in its latest round of fundraising. The Wall Street Journal reports Curse has brought in $10m in series B funding led by GGV Capital, along with another $6m in venture debt funding from Multiplier Capital. As part of the series B round, …

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Curse gets behind MCV Awards 2014

Online games portal Curse has signed up as a partner for this year’s MCV Awards. Curse joins the long list of partners for this year’s event, which takes place on April 10th at the London Lancaster Hotel and will be hosted by Channel 4 presenter and stand-up comedian Adam Hills. …

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‘The industry must take notice of this new games media’

Eurogamer, CVG, Edge, IGN and GameSpot – the biggest names in games media, written and edited by the smartest thinkers and the wittiest commentators. These firms pride themselves on their critical analysis, their in-depth reviews and breaking news stories. But do they matter anymore? Clearly a certain generation of gamer …

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