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North Texas Video Game Developer Worldspark Studios Lands $3M for Metaverse Platform

by | Feb 28, 2022
The blockchain gaming studio's first title is Edenbrawl, a tech fantasy-style online multiplayer battle game. Within the game, players will be able to purchase and trade NFTs tied to things like character skins and weapons skins.
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Discovery: UTSW’s Hi-Res Microscope Produces Better Images; UNT Prof Finds Polluted Air Can Cause Weight Gain
by | Nov 8, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a UTA researcher's extensive study that shows no link between violent video games and acts of violence.
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Dallas-Based Video Game Startup Develops Super Mario Maker-esque Game
by | Jul 15, 2019
Triple.B.Titles' Popup Dungeon lets players make the game all their own—and it's being created right here in Dallas.
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‘Masters of Doom’ Lands a TV Pilot Produced by the Franco Brothers
by | Jul 11, 2019
The story of "Doom"—one of the most influential video games of all time—was developed out of Dallas in 1991, and may make its way to TV screens.
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DI People: The Riveter, GameStop, Topgolf, Smoothie King Announce Executive Moves

by | Mar 26, 2019
Also, you’ll find news from Civitas Senior Living, Nuvectra, EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, and Wilson Perumal in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies in North Texas.
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SMU-LIFT Game Design Team Wins $2.5M in Adult Literacy XPRIZE Competition
by | Feb 11, 2019
SMU-LIFT's People ForWords, a game design team focused on promoting literacy, won $2.5M for its app, 'Codex: The Lost Words of Atlantis,' which helps tackle the pressing problem of adult illiteracy in North Texas and beyond.
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McKinney Game Developer Playful Corp. Raises $5M in Venture Round
by | Oct 30, 2018
The most recent funding round brings Playful’s total capital raised to $30 million for the 6-year-old company.
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Girls Make Games
Volunteers Needed for Event Looking to Empower Future Game Developers
by | May 30, 2018
Thomson Reuters has teamed up with Girls Make Games for an event teaching girls more about the technology behind the gaming industry.
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Dallas Innovates 2018:
Creators to Watch

by | Jan 11, 2018
From fashion and gaming to film and interior design, these companies and creatives are known for innovation.
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Former GameStop Exec Joins McKinney-based Playful
by | Dec 18, 2017
Playful Corp. created the new position after working with Mark Stanley on a collaboration for "Star Child" during his time at GameStop.
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Boss Fight Entertainment Moving its HQ to Watters Creek in Allen
by | Dec 8, 2017
The move to One Bethany East gives video gaming company Boss Fight Entertainment improved technology — and a boost in recruiting top talent from around the country.
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On Tap: ‘Truth’ at the DMA, Instagram Workshop & IBM Tech Talk on Blockchain
Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.
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Gaming Goldrush: Is Frisco Poised to Become an Esports Capital?

by | Sep 29, 2017
Dallas-Fort Worth pillars in esports talk about the industry's rise — and how North Texas fits into the mix — at LaunchPad City.
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SMU Researchers, Gamers Partner on Cancer Research
by | Jun 5, 2017
Adding the processor power of the network of "Minecraft" gamers could double the amount of computer power devoted to the SMU research project.
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UTA ‘Heroes of the Dorm’ Video Game Team Wins Tuition
by | Apr 18, 2017
The six-member team from UTA overcame a 64-team field in winning the three-week video gaming competition.
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SMU Guildhall Named
Top Video Game-Design Program
by | Mar 27, 2017
The rankings were based on a 2016 survey of 150 programs in the United States, Canada, and overseas.
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