Archive for February, 2014

SynCurrency: Why Venture Capitalists Are Right To Be Crazy About Bitcoin

Via Fortune magazine, a careful look at Bitcoin which some people believe may be the future of money and others believe that it is merely nerd delusion.  The article notes that neither is really correct: Unfortunately, this debate is focused on the wrong thing. Bitcoin’s primary significance is not about whether it supplants cash. It’s […]

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Bet Real Cash On Your Punches With Street Fighter 4′s Online Money Matches

Via Polygon, a report on online money matches supported in one PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game: Capcom and Virgin Gaming have partnered to bring cash-backed matches to Super Street Fighter 4 and Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition, the companies announced. Online money matches are supported in the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions […]

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Major League Gaming Expands To Brazil With Its First International Franchise

Courtesy of Polygon, an interesting report on the growth of professional virtual gaming: Major League Gaming announced today its partnership with the Brazil-based sports entertainment company Grupo Agula to launch its first international franchise MLG Brasil. The collaboration begins with support for the Call of Duty Championship Brazilian Online Qualifiers on Feb. 16 and Feb. […]

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Zynga Launches Riches Of Olympus In Growing Casino Category

Via Polygon, an interesting article on Zynga’s latest casino related game: Social and mobile game developer Zynga announced today the launch of a new slots game in its growing casino category, Riches of Olympus, which is now available for iOS devices. While the company has experienced a series of financial losses over the past few […]

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