|Description||Online games media company|
|Series A, 7/07 |
|Series B, 12/09 |
Curse is a privately owned Internet media and online game services company.
Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content produced for gamers by gamers resulting in an enriched, authentic, and more enjoyable gaming experience. Dedicated to delivering the tools and expertise gamers need to succeed in virtual worlds, Curse complements the core gaming experience with news, video/livestreams, databases, wikis, forums, and add-ons.
Whether players are looking for add-ons for their favorite MMO, the most successful strategies utilized by pro gamers, or just news about an upcoming release, Curse provides everything a gamer needs to get more out of their game.
|Launch Date||July 25, 2007|
Curse users can set-up their own My Curse pages, which allow them to track news, downloads, blogs and videos revolving around their favorite MMO games.
The download page allows gamers to share tools for better gaming experiences. The tools are categorized in sections like health, game maps, combat etc. For instance, you can find a combat tool for World of WarCraft called “WeaponsQuickSwap”.
The news page allows gamers to view aggregated articles on any of their favorite MMO games. It also allows gamers to submit news links. The video page also allows users to upload gaming videos.
Curse uses extensive tagging throughout their site so all aggregated news and in-house blogging can be tagged for better results. You can see tag clouds throughout the site for what is popular.
Curse’s forums and blogging platforms allow gamers to create rich, gamer-generated content. Any user can create their own Curse blog.
The Curse Client is a trademarked desktop application used for downloading, installing, and updating game add-ons. It automatically tracks when add-ons need to be updated and offers features to sync add-ons across multiple computers and back-up settings. The Client currently supports add-ons and mods for World of Warcraft, Skyrim, Rift, Oblivion, Warhammer Online, and Runes of Magic.