Posts Tagged ‘video game’

Volunteers Needed for Event Looking to Empower Future Game Developers

Posted by Rachel Linch

Organizers of an upcoming Plano gaming workshop for young girls are looking for volunteers to help inspire future generations of creators, engineers, and designers. 

Media and information company Thomson Reuters has teamed up with Girls Make Games to put on …

Change of Venue: SMU Guildhall Planning Move Away From Plano

Posted by Heather Noel

Southern Methodist University’s graduate program for game design is planning to relocate from Plano to the main Dallas campus by 2020.

The forthcoming move comes as the university has put its Plano campus on the market. Though days are numbered, …

Dallas Innovates 2018:
Creators to Watch

Posted by Jessica Elliott

The list of our accolades in Dallas-Fort Worth is lengthy. We’ve selected a short list of creators you need to know — right now.

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Former GameStop Exec Joins McKinney-based Playful

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Mark Stanley, who led a turnaround at Grapevine-based GameStop, will be the new chief business officer at Playful Corp., a McKinney-based video game developer.

Playful Corp. created the new position after working with Stanley on a collaboration for “Star Child” …

Boss Fight Entertainment Moving its HQ to Watters Creek in Allen

Posted by Lance Murray

Video game development company Boss Fight Entertainment is on the move, announcing that it will relocate its headquarters to the first building being built at One Bethany at Watters Creek in Allen.Boss Fight logo

Boss Fight, founded by David Rippy, Scott …

On Tap: ‘Truth’ at the DMA, Instagram Workshop & IBM Tech Talk on Blockchain

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Dallas Company Launches First Social Media Index for Esports

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

North Texas is quickly becoming an epicenter for esports and now it’s home to the first social media index dedicated to the industry. 

MVPindex started as a social media index and valuation platform for sports and entertainment. Recently, it announced …

Gaming Goldrush: Is Frisco Poised to Become an Esports Capital?

Posted by Jewels Clark

Esports has everyone scrambling to find their niche inside the rapidly growing market, but industry leaders agree that Frisco ranks high on the scoreboard for a gaming capital.

On Thursday, Frisco’s LaunchPad City hosted a panel of North Texas leaders …

Tale of How Dreams and Passions
Make Gaming App Come True

Posted by Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorBottle Rocket is best known for designing and developing mission-critical mobile experiences for some of the world’s most discriminating brands. But did you know we’ve also been known to create some pretty popular mobile video games as well? (Ever heard …

SMU Researchers, Gamers Partner on Cancer Research

Posted by Lance Murray

The collective brain and computer power of 25,000 “Minecraft” game players could help researchers at Southern Methodist University find a new cancer-fighting drug.

Game developers and researchers at SMU are partnering with a worldwide network of gamers who play the …