League of Legends’ main financial backer investing in company hoping to bring MOBA to mobiles

Jason Citron, founder of OpenFeint, has announced an $8.7 million funding round for his new company, Hammer & Chisel. The funding will be used to help launch Fates Forever, a new tablet-only reinterpretation of the MOBA genre popularized by League of Legends.

7 years ago

OpenFeint headlines

  • GREE US axes 25 jobs following OpenFeint closure

    Mobile giant GREE closed game achievement and social network OpenFeint last month and with it, has let go of 25 staff, and forced developers using the tool to look elsewhere for an alternative. Get the details below.

    8 years ago
  • OpenFeint to close next month, developers must go elsewhere

    OpenFeint – the smartphone equivalent of Xbox Live – is to close in December according to current owner GREE. Developers currently using the service in their games will have to look elsewhere for achievement, friends list and leaderboard support. For the record, that’s a lot of games.

    8 years ago
  • Japanese social games firm GREE sets up shop in San Francisco

    GREE is setting up shop in San Francisco in order to facilitate the launch of its global platform during Q4 this year. The Japanese network operator, and social and mobile game developer, plans to use the time before launch to build relationships with local developers and publishers. Titles are to be offered through the firm’s […]

    9 years ago
  • Thursday Shorts: 1000 Tiny Claws, All 4 One Gemini Wars, LucasArts, UMvC3

    There are so many shorts below, we’re baffled. You have been warned.

    9 years ago