A new brand to promote French videogame creativity, funded by the French trade association and backed by the French government
SAN FRANCISCO – March 6, 2012 – In association with Game Connection USA at the 2012 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, the Syndicat National du Jeu Vidéo (France’s videogame trade association) and partners are proud to announce the creation of the new brand to promote the French videogame industry, Le Game, as well as their official motto, “Uncompromising Creativity from France.” Backed by the government of France, Le Game will facilitate awareness and trade opportunities for French game developers and publishers on a global scale.
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Innovative Video Game Accelerator Builds on Past Success, Sets Date for 2012 Program
DURHAM, N.C. – February 23, 2012 – Joystick Labs (www.joysticklabs.com), an innovative accelerator program dedicated to the success of startup video game studios, announced today that their 2012 program will begin on August 20 with an application deadline of May 25. Joystick Labs provides funding and mentorship for aspiring game development teams through a unique 12-week program in Durham, North Carolina. Since its inception in 2010, Joystick Labs has funded and mentored seven startup game studios, including:
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Industry Veterans to Meld Cultural and Political Content with Social Gameplay
DURHAM, N.C. – February 22, 2012 – Promising to blaze new trails in social gaming, fiveonenine Games today officially opened its Durham office for business. A joint venture between top media companies E.W. Scripps and Capitol Broadcasting, fiveonenine will create high-quality, engaging social and casual games that entertain while connecting players with culturally and politically relevant content.
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DepthSense™ 311 Professional Kit Able to Track from Less Than Six Inches, Enabling Laptop Capability
BRUSSELS & LAS VEGAS – January 9, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, today announced that its popular DepthSense™ 311 (DS311) gesture recognition camera solution now includes the ability to track gesture commands from less than one foot away.
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Compact DepthSense™ 320 Camera Prototype Provides HD RGB, Quadruple Resolution of Current Popular Systems
BRUSSELS – January 5, 2012 – SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, today announced that it will demonstrate the newest prototype of its popular DepthSense™ line of time-of-flight cameras at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The DepthSense 320 (DS320) includes a high-resolution QVGA depth sensor and a wider field of view, combined with HD video and microphones. This system will provide high-quality depth tracking for video games, video conferencing and other interactive applications.
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Creators of Award-Winning Titles Puzzle Pirates and Spiral Knights Join the SEGA Family
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – November 17, 2011 – SSEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe, Ltd. today announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based independent developer Three Rings Design, Inc. Founded in 2001, the talented team at Three Rings has over ten years of experience creating accessible and engaging online worlds, including the incredibly popular puzzle-MMORPG Puzzle Pirates™ and recent Game Developers Choice Online Award-winner Spiral Knights™.
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