Netflix Acquires Night School Developer of Oxenfree to Explore its Gaming Model

Today, Night School Studio, an independent game developer, announced that it has been acquired by Netflix. This is the first acquisition of a gaming studio by the streaming giant.  In the announcement of the acquisition, Mike Verdu, VP of game development, wrote Night School’s “commitment to artistic excellence and proven track record make them invaluable partners as we build out the creative capabilities and library of Netflix games together.”   Adding their plans to add […]

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Imgur Announced its Acquisition by the owner of Kik, Genius, and WorldStarHipHop  

Imgur, a popular image-sharing platform, has recently announced that it has been acquired by MediaLab, a Santa Monica-based firm.   MediaLab describes itself as a “holding company of consumer internet brands and owns a number of internet services and B-list tech, including Kik and Whisper, Genius, and WorldStarHipHop.  Imgur, claims that they currently have some 300 million users, says that this move will help them “keep the main Imgur team focused […]

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