Super League Scores Funding To Bring Minecraft To A Theater Near You

Santa Monica-based Super League, a startup which is running Minecraft tournaments at movie theaters, said today that it has raised a Series B funding round. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. The funding came from Cinemark Theatres, Softbank, and overseas investors, along with Quadrant Management. Super League was co-founded by John Miller, the company's Chief Visionary Officer, and is led by Ann Hand, the company's CEO. The company says it already has deals with Cinemark Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Theatres, as well as iPic Theaters, to bring a real-life, Minecraft experience at their local movie theatr. The company says it is bring a "more social, communal way" to play videogames. More information »