Live-Gamer

  • Virtual Goods Gaming Marketplace Live Gamer Raises $8.5M

    Virtual Goods Gaming Marketplace Live Gamer Raises $8.5M

    Live Gamer, an online marketplace for players to trade and buy video game virtual goods, has raised $8.5 million in new funding from Charles River Ventures and Kodiak Venture Partners. This brings Live Gamer’s total funding to nearly $30 million. Live Gamer’s e-commerce platform powers virtual goods merchandising, analytics, virtual item gifting, support for earned in-game… Read More

  • Live Gamer Buys GamerDNA And BrandPort To Add In-Game Ads To Monetization Platform

    Live Gamer Buys GamerDNA And BrandPort To Add In-Game Ads To Monetization Platform

    Live Gamer, an online marketplace for players to trade and buy video game virtual goods, is acquiring video game ad network GamerDNA and engagement advertising platform BrandPort to add advertising capabilities for game publishers. As you may know, Live Gamer’s e-commerce platform powers virtual goods merchandising, analytics, virtual item gifting, support for earned in-game currencies… Read More

  • SponsorPay partners with virtual economy services platform Live Gamer

    SponsorPay partners with virtual economy services platform Live Gamer

    SponsorPay, the European leader in virtual currency monetization, has partnered with U.S.-based Live Gamer, a virtual economy services platform that works with publishers in gaming, social and entertainment including CCR, Electronic Arts, Namco Networks, REAL Networks, Sony Online Entertainment and THQ. The new partnership will see Live Gamer’s clients being given… Read More

  • Live Gamer To Power Microtransactions For Namco Games

    Live Gamer To Power Microtransactions For Namco Games

    Live Gamer, an online marketplace for players to trade and buy video game virtual goods, is partnering with gaming company Namco Networks to power microtransactions for the company’s gaming properties. Through the partnership, Namco integrate Live Gamer’s virtual economy platform into its new social game, Hamster Pirates, which launches this Fall. Live Gamer will power its… Read More

  • Live Gamer Looks To Capitalize On Virtual Goods Boom

    Live Gamer Looks To Capitalize On Virtual Goods Boom

    On the heels of its recent acquisitions of microtransaction platforms Twofish and N-Cash, Live Gamer, an online marketplace for players to trade and buy video game virtual goods, is seeing success in managing virtual economies for online games, virtual worlds and social networks. In conjunction with game makers, Live Gamer’s platform lets online game players trade virtual goods they earn… Read More

  • Virtual Gaming Marketplace Live Gamer Acquires Twofish To Boost Micropayments Platform

    Virtual Gaming Marketplace Live Gamer Acquires Twofish To Boost Micropayments Platform

    Live Gamer, an online marketplace for players to trade and buy video game virtual goods, has acquired microtransaction platform Twofish, in an effort to boost its virtual economy. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. In conjunction with game makers, Live Gamer’s platform lets online game players trade virtual goods they earn in games. The company’s latest move makes… Read More

  • Monday Fundings: Live Gamer Raises $24 Million, Streamezzo Raises $22 million

    Monday Fundings: Live Gamer Raises $24 Million, Streamezzo Raises $22 million

    Two decent-sized fundings were announced today. Paris-based Streamezzo raised $22 million in a C round led by a Kuwaiti investment group, NTEC. That brings the total capital put into the firm, which sells technology for mobile-TV and rich-media streaming applications, to $48 million. Other investors include Sofinnova Partners, AXA Private Equity, and Qualcomm. Live Gamer came out of… Read More