Spun out of the studio behind hit VR title Arizona Sunshine, new company debuts with VR Arcade Suite to help VR developers create and distribute large-scale free-roaming and core VR titles
ROTTERDAM (THE NETHERLANDS), July 25, 2018 — Vertigo Games, the studio behind hit platinum selling virtual reality game Arizona Sunshine, announced today the launch of a new and separate company entitled Vertigo Arcades, a VR arcade publisher and technology provider aimed at driving the success of VR developers, large-scale VR arcades, and entertainment venues. Vertigo Arcades connects VR developers and VR arcades through its VR Arcade Suite, a content launcher for free-roaming location-based (LB) VR titles. It also includes an API for integrating a variety of key arcade features like tracking systems, peripherals, spectator and mixed reality functionality, and more in both LB VR and core VR titles, all of which they will be able to adjust and test to create the optimum experience for users.
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FREMONT, CA, July 24, 2018 – Elgato, a leading provider of hardware and software for content creators, today announced Stream Deck Mini, a brand-new addition to its line-up of streaming and video production tools. A miniaturized version of the ground-breaking Elgato Stream Deck live content tool, Stream Deck Mini offers six fully-customizable LCD keys, allowing creators to easily switch scenes, launch media, control chat, configure an unlimited number of actions, and more. The ideal addition for streamers and video producers who want to get serious about their content and community, Stream Deck Mini makes it simple to create quality content at the push of a button.
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MoviePass competitor Sinemia offers discounted plans just in time for summer blockbusters like Mission: Impossible – Fallout and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2018 — At a time when MoviePass is running surge pricing, Sinemia, the leading global movie ticket subscription service, today announced it is lowering prices for each of its plans in a limited-time-only summer offer. The prices help new subscribers take advantage of the summer’s slate of movies at the most affordable prices on the market.
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App by Acorns Founder merges fintech and gaming – gamers save and micro-earn by playing top mobile games; Zynga, Pocket Gems, and Disruptor Beam sign on as partners
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – July 17, 2018 – Blast, a company that helps people micro-save and earn money while playing the games they love, today announced a top-off of its Seed Round at $12 million in conjunction with launching its app in the Google Play Store. New investors include personal growth entrepreneur Tony Robbins, Palo Alto-based fintech fund CreditEase, and RX3, an influencer-focused VC fund based in Orange County. Additionally, Zynga, Pocket Gems, and Disruptor Beam have signed on with Blast to create custom ways for players to micro-earn and save money.
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Experience Studio Recognized for Coco VR and Blade Runner 2049: Memory Lab
LOS ANGELES – July 16, 2018 – Magnopus has received two Emmy Awards nominations in the Outstanding Original Interactive Program for their work on Coco VR and Blade Runner 2049: Memory Lab. The Emmy Awards in Interactive Media recognize excellence in interactive media programming. Magnopus was previously nominated for an Interactive Media Emmy in 2017 for Mission:ISS.
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MoviePass competitor Sinemia now offers $25 dinner discounts every month for 62,000 restaurants and national merchants through nationwide partnership
LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2018 — Sinemia, the leading global movie ticket subscription service, and Restaurant.com, the nation’s largest dining deals site, have today announced a partnership to provide each new Sinemia subscriber in the U.S. with up to a $300 value towards dining discounts at Restaurant.com over the course of a one-year Sinemia subscription. Sinemia subscribers can use a $25 Restaurant.com eGift Card each month towards a discount at more than 62,000 participating restaurants and national merchants across the United States.
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Beta Release of Black Desert on Xbox One Planned for Fall 2018
SEOUL – July 3, 2018 – Pearl Abyss, the successful Korean development studio, announced at E3 this year that their open world action MMORPG, Black Desert, will be launching on Xbox One and will be available to play via a beta release later this Fall. Initially premiered during Microsoft’s Xbox E3 2018 press conference, Black Desert on Xbox One was playable for attendees at Pearl Abyss’s inaugural ‘Into The Abyss’ event at the Regal Cinema LA Live Stadium on Wednesday, June 13th in Los Angeles. A community event that included content creators, industry writers, and VIP guests such as 13 Reasons Why star Devin Druid, ‘Into The Abyss’ provided Pearl Abyss with their first ever public engagement with fans of their popular MMO title.
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PARIS — July 03, 2018 — Asmodee Digital, the industry leader in digital board game entertainment, announced today that David Chang has been appointed to head Corporate Development as an Executive Vice President.
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