While the forced lockdowns of the pandemic led to isolation and loss of connection for many, gamers were already accustomed to building connections through screens. The pandemic also led to explosive growth in gaming for those who have never picked up a controller before. Singularity 6 is a game development studio that understands that the concept of socialization in games and its debut title, Palia, is a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game that focuses on building a community versus the typical attack, weapon-focused games. Founded by Riot Games veterans, Singularity 6 focuses on gameplay that emphasizes social connection and collaboration to progress. LA TechWatch caught up with CEO and Cofounder Anthony Leung to learn more about the inspiration for the game studio, the launch of Palia, strategic plans, latest round of funding from investors that include FunPlus Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and LVP, Transcend, Anthos Capital, and Mitch Lasky.
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With so much going on in the thriving LA tech and startup ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the news in the space. We keep you abreast of the things that you may have missed in LA Tech news for the week ending 1/30 featuring news for AppOnbord, Albert, and much, much more.
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With video games immersive and interactive experiences captivating audiences like never, Treehouse Games announced the launch of its gaming studio that designs interactive, cooperative games instead of narrative-based single-player games. Treehouse Games is currently building its first game and the team is hard at work to translate the feeling of doing something with/for others into the gameplay. At a time where society is longing for social connections, even if virtual, and with American video game usage increased by 75 percent during the quarantine, Treehouse Games is poised to make an impact.
CEO Michael Chu tells us more about building games that focus on cooperation rather than competition, the challenge of fundraising during COVID-19, and the company’s upcoming plans.
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