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Meteor Entertainment closes Seattle office, CEO steps down as Hawken struggles to find footing

Meteor Entertainment, publisher of the PC combat game Hawken, has closed its Seattle office and is consolidating operations into its Los Angeles studio. Meteor’s former CEO Mark Long confirmed to GeekWire today that he stepped down late last year, and that the company’s chief product officer, Bill Wagner, is now running things. The changes are a… Read More

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Game of the Year? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

The Seattle region may be known for operating systems, airplanes and coffee, but video games play a huge role in the technology scene, and today we’re pleased to present a new GeekWire Awards category that recognizes this important field. Below you’ll find the five finalists for Game of the Year — the top video games… Read More

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Live Gamer to provide payment platform for Meteor Entertainment’s Hawken

Seattle-based game publisher Meteor Entertainment is ready for Wednesday’s global launch of much-anticipated Hawken and they will use micro-transaction firm Live Gamer for its back-end virtual economy payment platform. Live Gamer helps online game companies pull in revenue from their content and provides a targeted ad platform. The New York-based company will power Hawken’s virtual economy of… Read More