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Painful Pineapples is taking over my life thanks to Wiblits

October 27, 2015 | 2

If you have a few minutes in between meetings and want to test your thumb skills at Pork Torque, where your pig eats more jelly beans than your competitor, head over to the Wiblits app.

Co-founded by two brothers Colin … Read More

Windows 10 attracts gamers of all generations – video

July 31, 2015 |

Video contribution by Xavier Smith, content contribution by Chloe Nordquist

Seven, eight…ten. Microsoft brought their “A” game when they developed Windows 10 and upped the ante with the free upgrade and special features for gamers.

Microsoft’s new operating system released this week, mashed … Read More

Avnet announces winners of 2015 Avnet Tech Games  

April 17, 2015 |

Leading global technology distributor Avnet, Inc. announced the 2015 winners of the 10th Annual Avnet Tech Games. Of the more than 200 students from universities and community colleges who competed in the games, 31 students collected $1,000 scholarships. Additionally, nine … Read More

Razer brings PC gaming into your living room

January 13, 2015 |

There is no doubt that Razer is a big name is the gaming world, but now Razer is ready to enter your living room with three new products announced at CES: Razer Forge TV, Razer Turret and Razer Serval.

Razer … Read More

AZ educational game projects help virtual classrooms teach real skills

October 15, 2014 |

Have you ever wondered what the classroom of the future might look like? Well, there may be fewer chalkboards and many more video games. In Arizona, several institutions, businesses and educators are working to bring games to the forefront of education.

One … Read More

Atari, Nintendo, XBox – Celebrate National Video Games Day

September 12, 2014 |

Today is National Video Games Day and what better way to celebrate than to brush up on some gaming history.

Arcades-Videogames really got their biggest start with arcade halls, which quickly became a hub of competition and socialization.

 

Home … Read More

Try not to scream-GRAVE brings creepy updates to its Oculus Rift compatible game

June 9, 2014 |

Earlier this year, AZ Tech Beat got a peak into the game GRAVE by Broken Window Studios, Inc., a first-person, survival horror exploration experience using the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift.

This weekend at Phoenix Comicon, and fresh off a … Read More

Game CoLab announces game studio incubator program

April 24, 2014 |

We at AZTB always geek out over new Arizona incubators, so naturally we were excited to hear about a new incubator program based out of Game CoLab, a community advocate for video game developers, announced a new game studio incubator program … Read More

Developer of GRAVE releases horror virtual reality experience via Oculus Rift

February 18, 2014 |

AZTB recently took a tech field trip to the University of Advancing Technology to sneak a peak at just some of the game development awesomeness taking place. We were lucky enough to speak with UAT almunus Tristan Parrish Moore, developer … Read More

Phoenix game developer releases endless scroller parody

May 9, 2013 |

Indiana Stone is a new iOS game from Phoenix developer Tim Winsky and it is already getting some positive attention.

Released in March, the game was briefly featured in Apple’s “New & Noteworthy” and “What’s Hot” sections of the App … Read More