Posts Tagged ‘video game’

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 …

UTA ‘Heroes of the Dorm’ Video Game Team Wins Tuition

Posted by Lance Murray

Who says playing video games can’t be rewarding? Just ask the “Heroes of the Dorm” team at the University of Texas at Arlington.

All members of the UTA Esports Club won free tuition for the rest of their collegiate years …

SMU Guildhall Named
Top Video Game-Design Program

Posted by Lance Murray

Gamers are always chasing the high score, the top of the list for any game.

SMU Guildhall has reached the top, being named the No. 1 graduate game-design program in The Princeton Review’s eighth annual report.

Gary Brubaker, director

Doom: Reimagining a Classic Dallas-Made Game in 2016

Posted by Eric David

ID SOFTWARE RETURNS TO ITS ROOTS WITH A NEW DOOM GAME


In the early 1990s, Dallas-based game studio id Software helped define the first-person shooter genre with Doom and its sequel Doom II.

This year, the studio returned to …

Dallas Startup Week: How to Break into the Game Industry

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The video game industry looks fun and exciting, but breaking into this field is anything but glamorous.

A panel of video game veterans swapped war stories and offered advice about how to freelance, start your own game, or get noticed …

Dallas Startup Week: The Reward of ‘Gamification’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

THE GAMING APPROACH CAN WORK IN APPS, BUSINESS


Today’s video game culture has created a new type of reward-based system where unlocking achievements, leveling up, and exploring are all second nature. Now, it’s time to take that and apply it …