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Game on: School of Music maestros create soundtracks for interactive media

By Jamie Oppenheim   February 13, 2018 SF State News New SF State classes focus on scoring and sound for video games Greer McGettrick, a music composition major, was not a fan of video games. She didn’t play them growing up and had certain prejudices — that they’re ultra-violent, objectify women and are geared toward a male audience. […]

New Esports Performance Wear Line Launches

By: Brian Crecente February 20, 2018 Rolling Stone H4XX.gg Tuesday unveiled a new line of performance and casual esports wear that will be the official apparel supplier of several ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters and DreamHack events this year. The clothing line features things like built-in arm pads, special venting and weatherproof zippers. The H4X.gg (pronounced hacks) line was […]

Could Esports Become Part Of Olympics By 2024?

By  Jen Booton February 16, 2018 SportTechie NEW YORK – Those who work in esports believe the gaming competitions could be added to the Olympics as soon as 2024, potentially exciting a new generation of viewers similar to the way snowboarding ignited a younger audience when it was added in 1998. A number of challenges, however, will need […]

How Major League Baseball Is Approaching Future Entry Into Esports

By Diamond Leung February 15, 2018 SportTechie NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media are keeping a close eye on the esports landscape as the league considers how it might enter the space in the future. “I think it’s all about fan engagement, and it’s about finding the right place to go in,” Jamie Leece, […]

Wave goodbye to split-screen gaming with this high-tech multiplayer display

By Jon Porter 2 days ago Television  As fun as online gaming is, it will never be able to match the sheer joy of playing games with people in the same room. But the biggest problem with local multiplayer (well, aside from getting four people into the same place) is having to put up with a split-screen that […]

IndieCade East 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 to Sunday, February 18, 2018 – all day Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue, Queens, New York, 11106, United States (718) 777-6800 IndieCade East is an annual celebration of independent games and the people who make and play them. The exciting weekend features dozens of new and unreleased […]

Orccon 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm to Monday, February 19, 2018 at 06:00 pm Hilton Los Angeles Airport (LAX) at 5711 W Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90045, USA Click Here To Register For the past 41 years, Orccon has been Southern California’s largest convention focusing on tabletop gaming.  This year’s show will feature […]

London Anime & Gaming Con 2018

February 16-18, 2018 London Metropolitan University, The Rocket Complex London, UK Click Here To Register London Anime Con is a fun and friendly anime and gaming convention that takes place in the UK. It is now a 3,000+ person full 3 day event.

Corsair launches a wireless mechanical keyboard for gaming on the couch

By Paul Lilly  February 12th, 2018 www.pcgamer.com When it comes to wired versus wireless gaming peripherals, we can talk about lag and latency all day long. However, if you’re playing games on your couch in your living room, do you really want cables extending across the floor? Probably not, and that’s where Corsair’s new K63 wireless mechanical keyboard […]

Black Dog Venture Partners Acquires Ten Percent Stake in Video Game Creator WOBBL3 Entertainment

Contact: Scott Kelly, 480-206-3435, scott@blackdogventurepartners.com  PHOENIX, AZ/SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Black Dog Venture Partners announced today that they have acquired a ten percent stake in Utah based video game developer, Wobbl3 Entertainment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The company is known for designing immersive experiences through gameplay synchronized to music and licensing […]

White Nights Prague

13th February 2018 Prague, Czech Republic Click Here To Register The White Nights Conference is an international business conference for the games industry. White Nights events attract influential games industry professionals and developers and take place three times a year in February (Prague), in June (St. Petersburg) and in October (Moscow). Every year more than […]

Google Indie Games Contest

13th February 2018 Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4RY Click Here To Register On 13 February 2018, at the Saatchi Gallery in London, Google will host the final event of its Indie Games Contest. Up to 20 finalists will showcase their games to the audience who will help us […]