20 stories about Gaming
עובדי חברת Everybuddy Games הישראלית

Casual game developer Everybuddy enters bankruptcy after accumulating over $4 million in debt

13.02.24|Lital Dobrovitsky
The Tel Aviv District Court appointed the company a trustee to examine proposals for the sale of the company or its assets. The Israeli startup, which raised a $15 million Series A in November 2022, has just seven employees remaining after once employing over 70 people
ביתן של סקילז בוועידת מפתחים

Is your solitaire opponent actually a bot?

14.01.24|Viki Auslender
A dispute between two gaming companies over a patent has turned into a criminal investigation and a lawsuit for running an illegal gambling business. The outcome may end up revolutionizing the competitive online gaming industry
פלייטיקה חברת משחקים הרצליה פיתוח

Playtika cutting 300-400 jobs in new round of layoffs

11.01.24|Allon Sinai
The gaming company is reducing its headcount by another 10% after laying off around 900 employees in 2022
Lital Papaya

PAPAYA appoints Lital Parush-David as VP HR

“I am confident that Lital's unique experience in global HR management will greatly contribute to continuing the growth process in the best way possible for both the company and its employees,” says Founder and CEO Oriel Bachar
Batya Plarium

"Our immediate reaction to this situation is deeply emotional.”

06.11.23|James Spiro
Plarium is a global gaming company that felt protected within the enlightened world of Startup Nation. Then came 7/10.
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל אורן אהרון מנכ"ל Hour One וידאו

"Within 24 months, it will be challenging to differentiate between a real person and one created by AI"

18.09.23|Omer Kabir
Oren Aharon, CEO of the generative AI company Hour One, explained how the startup's platform allows users to create virtual reality avatars of themselves using AI technology
CTech Gaming Conference Iris de Vries וידאו

What can the gaming industry expect to see this year?

18.09.23|James Spiro
Iris de Vries, ASO Manager at Bagelcode, spoke to CTech at Gaming 2023 about AI and how it can impact the ecosystem
CTech Gaming Conference Amnon Calev וידאו

“Interaction is something really important for our audience. Players got married thanks to Slotomania”

17.09.23|James Spiro
Amnon Calev, Slotomania's General Manager at Playtika, joined CTech to discuss how online gaming shapes our real worlds
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל ליאור קינן סמנכ"ל בכיר אסטרטגיות צמיחה, Playtika וידאו

“Playtika intends to continue to invest in Israeli companies and continue to acquire Israeli firms”

14.09.23|Maayan Manela
Lior Kenan, SVP at Playtika Growth Ventures, was speaking during the Calcalist gaming conference
כנס הגיימינג של ישראל  אסף אסבג ו גדי גנון

Playtika AI VP: "Venturing into AI is an exciting and intriguing yet far from simple adventure"

14.09.23|Maayan Manela
"To dive into the exciting world of AI, you need to cultivate a culture of an AI hub, of innovation," added Assaf Asbag

Unity price hike: What it means for game developers and investors

13.09.23|James Spiro
The company faced immediate backlash from the gaming community following the announcement. “It will be really hard for game developers to target and monetize players,” said Eze Vidra, Managing Partner at Remagine Ventures
מימין לוי מצ'ניק מנכ"ל Whaleapp ו איליה טורפיאשווילי בעל המניות העיקרי בחברה

Plarium co-founder strikes big again with gaming startup Whaleapp

05.07.23|Meir Orbach
After the $500 million sale of Plarium to Australian company Aristocrat, Ilya Turpiashvili founded Whaleapp in 2018, raising approximately $50 million to date and generating $80 million in revenue from mobile games
Saudi Arabia gaming graphic

Saudi Arabia's $38 billion gamble: Kingdom invests heavily in gaming industry to fuel economic diversification

20.06.23|Doron Peskin
As part of the plan to reduce dependency on oil, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is overseeing a massive investment in gaming
Nir David

YOOM appoints Nir David as its first Head of Gaming

David will focus on helping studios create characters faster and more cost effectively
Moti Malul

NeoGames acquired by Australia’s Aristocrat in $1.2 billion deal

The Israeli-founded company, which provides services for regulated lotteries and gaming operators, is being bought out at approximately a 104% premium on its Nasdaq stock price

What gaming companies can do to build trust & fight fraud in the Metaverse

06.04.23|Yoav Keren
“As the online gaming industry continues to battle an unprecedented amount of imposters and online threats, it’s more important than ever for companies to take action,” writes Yoav Keren
גיימינג גיימרית נשים מיזוגניה

Women make up a mere 10-20% of R&D teams in the Israeli gaming industry

01.02.23|Irad Atzmon-Schmayer
According to a recent survey by the GameIS association and the "Women in Gaming" community, only 21% of senior board members in gaming companies are women