GamerDNA is a social network for online gamers and the massively multiplayer online roleplaying games (or MMORPG) community. The site is focused on providing a place for guilds, gaming groups and individual gamers to interact, find friends, discover gaming content and plan gaming sessions. You can find social networking features like profiles, blogs, pictures, videos and forums on the GamerDNA. Plus, they have special areas for gaming news and actual games.
They want to provide gamers a place to socialize while they are still in gaming mode. Users can create their profile pages using characters they play while gaming. For instance, you might write blogs posts and message friends as a wizard, starfighter pilot or elf.
GamerDNA's team is made up of veterans from Eprise, New York Times Digital, Electronic Arts and Mythic Entertainment.
The company was previously knows as GuildCafe. GuildCafe.com (a website devoted to organizing groups within MMORPGs like World of Warcraft and Guild Wars, as well as clan-based multiplayer games such as Halo and Call of Duty) will continue as a separate site, and be improved with new features the company is developing under the GamerDNA brand
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Funding Rounds (2) - $3MUpdate
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|Jan 13, 2012||Venture Beat - DeanBeat: Game companies went on a $2.8B buying spree in 2011|
|Nov 15, 2011||New York Observer - Live Gamer, a New York-Based Platform For Selling Virtual Goods in Video Games, Just Picked Up $8.5 M.|
|Nov 14, 2011||TechCrunch - Virtual Goods Gaming Marketplace Live Gamer Raises $8.5M|
|Jul 19, 2011||TechCrunch - Live Gamer acquired GamerDNA|
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|Jul 19, 2011||Venture Beat - Live Gamer acquires Brandport and GamerDNA as it moves into games ads|
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