Playfire

  • Playfire Hits A Million Users Of Its Analytics For Gamers

    Playfire Hits A Million Users Of Its Analytics For Gamers

    Playfire, a social network designed entirely for console and desktop video gamers launched in 2008. That makes it one of the older social networks, but unlike others of its ilk it has not rested on its laurels. Last year they re-worked the site to run entirely on automatically tracked data. Literally speaking, users can create a profile once and forget about it, allowing the site to track all… Read More

  • Confirmed: Gamer social network Playfire secures $2.1m Series A

    Confirmed: Gamer social network Playfire secures $2.1m Series A

    [UK] Playfire, a social network for gamers, has secured $2.1m (£1.3m) of Series A funding. The news was first reported this weekend in the Sunday Times newspaper but, as is their usual form, with key details missing, including the full list of investors. What else do you expect from a newspaper that doesn't even use Twitter properly? The round was led by Atomico Ventures (founded by Niklas… Read More