Ric Neil will oversee partnerships, platform, and product development for Streamline Studios USA

Today, Streamline, a global video game and Metaverse development studio, announced that Ric Neil has joined the company as the Managing Director of Streamline Studios USA . Neil brings his 30-year successful and varied career in video game development with experience at Unity, Amazon, EA, Konami, Glu, Microsoft, and more to the Streamline roster of global production studios.

"Attracting industry veterans like Ric Neil underscores our continued commitment to international video game and Metaverse development," says Alexander Fernandez , CEO of Streamline. "With studios opening around the world, Streamline can offer more career opportunities and more support for our clients in every time zone. Ric's appointment strengthens our presence in The Americas and elevates our partnerships in the entertainment, technology, and enterprise space."

As Metaverse investments are forecasted to accelerate this year , so will the demand for video game technology expertise. Non-gaming industries continue to leverage gaming communities, creativity, and connectivity to increase brand loyalty and engagement . However, with many corporations and studios downsizing their teams , outsourcing creative and technical services will become a precedent to meet production deadlines. Streamline is fortifying its leadership team to meet these growing demands.

"This is a big deal," says Ric Neil , Managing Director of Streamline Studios USA . "While the industry continues an unsustainable cycle of ramping up and down to suit production needs, at an independent studio like Streamline, I can use my 30-year experience in building professional teams to nurture a wave of new talent and guide them to discover great games and experiences."

With a portfolio of world-famous IPs like Madden NFL, Silent Hill, and The Grand Tour behind him, Neil will lead Streamline's new US development studio in product and talent development. Neil is actively hiring in the USA in art, engineering, and design disciplines. To learn more about opportunities at the US studio, visit Streamline's Careers Site .

This announcement follows new leadership hires in Streamline Studios Malaysia , Gabriel Pessah , the former Head of Strategy and Development at PlayStation Studios, and the opening of the new office in Japan led by SIE Japan and Asia veteran Kenji Kajiwara .

About Streamline Studios

Since 2001, Streamline Studios has developed video games and Metaverse solutions. Their locations in Southeast Asia , Japan , and The Americas service international developers, publishers, and brands, including Capcom, Sony, and Epic Games.

Streamline believes that every person has the power to change their world, and we're doing everything in our power to give creators, developers, and builders worldwide a chance. Streamline creates social economic impact to build a future for everyone.

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The Office: Somehow We Manage Mobile Game Available Now

East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (" ESGG " or the " Company "), Canada's leading free-to-play mobile game group, in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms, announced today the worldwide launch of The Office: Somehow We Manage on iOS and Android. The free-to-play idle game is inspired by NBC's critically acclaimed, Emmy® Award-winning U.S. version of The Office which is now streaming exclusively on Peacock.

Watch the launch trailer here .

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Swarmio Media Renews Investor Relations Engagement and Issues RSUs and Options to Employees

Swarmio Media Holdings Inc. (CSE: SWRM) (OTC: SWMIF) (GR: U5U) ('Swarmio' or 'the Company'), a technology company focused on the global deployment of its proprietary subscription-based gaming and esports platform, announces that it has renewed its investor relations agreements with Sophic Capital and issued RSUs and options to employees and consultants.

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"Given Swarmio's accomplishments, telco adoptions of our low-latency platform, and our extensive roadmap to grow the Company, our investor communications strategy will become more imperative to ensure the investor and capital markets community recognize our progress," said Vijai Karthigesu , CEO of Swarmio Media. "With our first deployments now behind us and several more on the way, we believe that we'll have much more to communicate to investors and the industry over the coming months and quarters. We also are making sure our employees are aligned with shareholders and have also issued RSUs and options to our most valuable asset - our people."

Swarmio's engagement with Sophic Capital is a 12-month term, on a fee-for-services basis of $10,000 per month. In addition, Swarmio has granted Sophic 500,000 options to purchase Swarmio shares at a price of $0.10 per share. Options will vest in equal tranches quarterly over 12 months and have a three-year term.

Swarmio also announces that it has awarded incentive stock options to Directors, Officers, Employees and company consultants to purchase a total of 2,285,000 shares of the Company's treasury capital. These options allow the holder to purchase the shares at $0.10 , per subject to provisions of the Company stock option plan. The Company has also issued 1,000,000 RSUs to Directors, Officers and Employees.

About Sophic Capital

Sophic Capital is a capital markets advisory firm for public and private growth companies, specializing in developing complete capital markets strategies for companies across all stages of development. Sophic Capital's depth of knowledge in the technology sector, clean technology and special situations markets combined with decades of experience working in the capital markets, makes it an ideal partner to help lower the cost of capital and accelerate growth. For more information, visit

About Swarmio Media

Swarmio Media (CSE: SWRM; OTC: SWMIF; GR: U5U) is a technology company focused on deploying its proprietary end-to-end gaming and esports platform, Ember, which enables telcos to monetize their gaming customers. Swarmio has engaged with several telcos that have launched Ember as an add-on service, allowing subscribers to access tournaments, engage in a localized gaming community, challenge friends and influencers, and earn points that can be used to purchase gaming content. Ember is powered by Swarmio's patented Latency-Optimized Edge Cloud ('LEC') technology, which reduces lag and allows gamers to enjoy an optimized gaming experience.

About Ember by Swarmio

Swarmio's fully managed, plug-and-play Ember platform can be quickly and seamlessly integrated with major telco operations, allowing telcos to engage and monetize gaming subscribers and gain immediate and meaningful access to the US$200 billion gaming market.

Ember provides a proprietary digital hub for gaming communities, allowing gamers to access an ultra-low-latency playing experience, competitive challenges and tournaments, exclusive gaming content, managed communities, gamification and points system, online store (Swarmio Store), gamer e-wallet (Swarmio Pay), and customized digital content.

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Blockchain Game Guild YGG Japan Agrees with KryptoGO and IVC to Develop and Offer Wallets Specializing in Web3 Games

Blockchain game guild "YGG Japan", which has an exclusive partnership with ForN Co., Ltd. (ForN, Minato-ku, Tokyo,CEO Tetsuya Fujiwara), announced today that KryptoGO Co., Ltd (KryptoGO) and Infinity Ventures Crypto (IVC) to jointly develop a wallet dedicated to GameFi users.

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Users wishing to enjoy blockchain games today have to download, install, and configure browser extensions and mobile wallets (Non-Custodial wallets) on their smartphones to prepare tokens and coins to be used in games. Many of these existing wallets are generic products designed for use with DeFi and Decentralized Exchange (DEX), and there are no wallets specific to blockchain games and for blockchain game users. The barriers to getting started with blockchain gaming are high, therefore, BCG are not accessible to everyone.

YGGJ, which aims to create a world where games are part of everyday life through "Play and Earn", believes that in order for more users to experience the fun of blockchain games, it is imperative to lower the barriers to starting a game as much as and as easy as possible. Under this mission, it is quite logical conclusion to form a join venture among YGGJ, a regional subDAO of the world's largest blockchain game guild YGG, KryptoGO, a multi-chain, non-custodial wallet developer, and IVC investing pioneering startups in GameFi, DeFi and Web3, to address this challenge and bring the BCG to the next level.

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Comment from Tetsuya Fujiwara , YGG Japan

Currently, only highly literate users are accessible to and enjoy blockchain games and web3 world in Japan . YGG Japan's mission is to spread blockchain games and the new era of gaming culture, and to bring this new experience to as many users as possible. We are looking forward to collaborating with KryptoGO and IVC who share our philosophy, and we are very happy to have partners who can accomplish this mission together.

Comment from Kordan Ou, CEO of KryptoGO Co., Ltd.

In the collaboration with YGGJ and IVC, KryptoGO's role is to optimize the experience of managing on-chain game assets. In GameFi, many game producers are inclined to develop their own blockchain, which raises the bar for gamers entering the space. KryptoGO and their propriety wallet and account model solves this by placing great emphases on "asset management for multiple chains" and "usability and user-friendliness." Users can manage all their virtual assets with just a phone number, making the transition from Web2 to Web3 gaming much easier. Regardless of which blockchain a game runs on, all game assets with be accessible and highly secure in KryptoGO Wallet, making it the best choice as a cross-game inventory!

Comment from Akio Tanaka , Infinity Ventures Crypto

Through our experience in launching and investing in social games in the Japanese market, we see great potential for the explosion of blockchain games in Japan , and we are very pleased to participate with KryptoGO in the development and delivery of the wallet, an important first step in YGGJ's mission to bring a new era of gaming culture and user experience to Japan .

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CapStone Holdings Inc. and Gamers Outreach Bring Gaming to Children's Hospitals in St. Louis

Eight portable gaming units were donated to St. Louis Children's Hospital and Cardinal
Glennon Children's Hospital, providing entertainment for patients

CapStone Holdings Inc. ("CapStone Holdings") partnered with Michigan -based non-profit organization Gamers Outreach to gift gaming carts (GO Kartsportable gaming kiosks) to St. Louis Children's Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Each hospital received four GO Karts with the intent to offer a form of recreation to kids and young adults in inpatient care.

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G FUEL and Rare Team Up for "Battletoads"-Inspired Zitz Juice!

G FUEL Zitz Juice Collector's Boxes are available for pre-order at while supplies last.

- G FUEL — The Official Energy Drink of Esports® — has once again partnered with Rare Ltd. and has announced its brand-new flavor, G FUEL Zitz Juice inspired by Battletoads is now available for pre-order at while supplies last.

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Cosmo Media Labs Launches With Investment From The Sandbox

This marks the first investment in a production studio by The Sandbox, representing a major milestone for both companies

Cosmo Media Labs a multi-functional production studio for content and gaming as well as IP and brand partnerships, announced its official launch today after securing an investment from The Sandbox the leading decentralized gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands . This is the first time The Sandbox has taken a financial stake in an independent production company.

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Block Your Calendars! N!CK's Teams Up with Minecraft to Launch Square Pint Collection

One of the world's largest creative gaming communities meets the world's best better-for-you ice cream

N!CK'S, Swedish-style better-for-you snacks and treats brand, is excited to announce the launch of a limited-edition collection of light ice creams in collaboration with video gaming platform, Minecraft. The collection marries the innovation of two Swedish brands, merging N!CK's patented food science technology and flavor expertise with Minecraft's iconic game elements to create delicious treats that are a healthier alternative to the full-fat and high-calorie ice creams on the market.

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