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The SEC wants disgraced VC Mike Rothenberg to cough up more than $30 million

The SEC wants disgraced VC Mike Rothenberg to cough up more than million Nearly three years ago, TechCrunch reported on suspected fraud committed by Mike Rothenberg, a self-described “millennial venture capitalist” who’d made a name for himself not only by eponymously branding his venture firm but for spending lavishly to woo startup […]

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On the ground with TechCrunch at GDC 2019

On the ground with TechCrunch at GDC 2019 The Game Developers Conference was held last week in San Francisco and we wanted to get together to discuss what we saw at the show for Extra Crunch members. VR, gaming engines, Unity, Unreal and Epic were just some of the topics we touched […]

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Unity adds preview support for Nvidia’s ray tracing tech to push gaming realism

Unity adds preview support for Nvidia’s ray tracing tech to push gaming realism Ray tracing has been a major topic of conversation at both GDC and GTC so it seems fitting that that the overlapping conventions would both kick off with an announcement that touches both industries. Today at GTC, Nvidia announced […]

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Improbable urges Unity to unsuspend their license, to rectify ‘farcical’ situation for developers

Improbable urges Unity to unsuspend their license, to rectify ‘farcical’ situation for developers Improbable may be pissed at Unity, but they still desperately want them back. In a blog post titled “A final statement on SpatialOS and Unity,” the team at the cloud gaming startup aimed to tell their side of the […]

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Improbable and Epic Games establish $25M fund to help devs move to ‘more open engines’ after Unity debacle

Improbable and Epic Games establish M fund to help devs move to ‘more open engines’ after Unity debacle Improbable is taking a daring step after announcing earlier today that Unity had revoked its license to operate on the popular game development engine. The UK-based cloud gaming startup has inked a late-night press […]

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Unity pulls nuclear option on cloud gaming startup Improbable, terminating game engine license

Unity pulls nuclear option on cloud gaming startup Improbable, terminating game engine license A pair of highly-funded gaming unicorns are publicly skirmishing and the deal could have major repercussions for game developers. Today, UK-based cloud gaming startup Improbable, announced that Unity, a hugely popular game development engine, had terminated their license, effectively […]

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Unity CEO says half of all games are built on Unity

Unity CEO says half of all games are built on Unity Unity CEO John Riccitiello came to TechCrunch Disrupt SF to give everyone an update on the world’s most popular game engine. You might not be aware that most of the games you’re playing, especially mobile games, are built using Unity. For […]

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23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki and Unity’s John Riccitello to join us at Disrupt SF 2018

23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki and Unity’s John Riccitello to join us at Disrupt SF 2018 Disrupt SF might feel familiar to many of you, but I encourage you to be prepared for a surprise. The world’s most impactful tech startup conference is about to get bigger and better than ever. We’re moving to […]

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Experience the future of reality simulations at Disrupt SF 2017 with Unity and Improbable

Experience the future of reality simulations at Disrupt SF 2017 with Unity and Improbable  Video games have never been just games, but as developers grow their ambitions, thanks to evolving, powerful game development tools, the line between real life and simulation has been growing much murkier. To hear more about it, join […]

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