Local gaming companies find success on kickstarter

Becoming the supreme ruler of a galaxy and competing against your friends has just become a possibility through the dice-based game, Tiny Epic Galaxies. Queen Creek-based Gamelyn Games recently completed another successful crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter, raising  $411,693 when its goal was only $15,000 for Tiny Epic Galaxies. Gamelyn Games is no stranger to Kickstarter … Read more

EyeTech DS releases multi-user eye tracking system for gaming – video

Video contribution from Thomas Hawthorne As technology progresses further and further, those with life-changing medical conditions are increasingly impacted in a meaningful and helpful way. Mesa-based Eyetech Digital Systems has been creating eye tracking technology since 1996, and their eye tracking digital systems have primarily helped the lives of ALS patients, Keith Jackson, director of sales and … Read more

Become the warrior – PrivoVR unveils virtual reality motion-capture gaming suit

Forget joysticks and virtual glasses gear, why don’t you just become the ninja or warrior? The innovators at YEI Technology believe that YOU should be immersed in the game. Unveiled at CES 2014, the PrioVR is a 360 degree, full-body inertial motion-capture gaming suit that allows users the ability to interact naturally and seamlessly in … Read more

Local Gaming Developers Showcase at Demo Night

Zombies, gaming glasses, PAC-MAN and surviving worlds of horror were just some of the themes found at the Game CoLab Indie Game Demo Night where local gaming developers showcased their latest innovation. Co-Founders Joseph Darnell and Ben Reichert opened the Game CoLab co-working space to game developers and designers in May 2013 in the downtown … Read more

AZ-based eye-tracking software empowers handicapped individuals – CES 2016

Last year at CES we reported on Arizona-based EyeTech Digital Systems and their groundbreaking eye-tracking technology. Eye-tracking tech is steadily maneuvering its way into several aspects of technology like television, cars, and gaming. This year, EyeTech is back with even more partner solutions! As we approached their booth we noticed a vacant wheelchair with a … Read more

Virtual Reality gifts for your gamer – video

Virtual reality is best known in the gaming world for its immersive real-life environment, but now it’s being used in education, healthcare, big brand advertising, even football players are practicing in a virtual world off season. While we are all waiting on the highly anticipated Oculus Rift, mobile VR devices are on the market to … Read more

The Startup Journal: Marketing your video game

Building your own video game is one thing, getting it in the hands of consumers is another. Many startups underestimate the need and cost to market video games and get out from under all the noise in the gaming space to reach their end user.   [youtube]https://youtu.be/_EsjQbncXDg[/youtube]   This time on The Startup Journal, Game CoLab … Read more

2015 Holiday Gadgets Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for awesome gadget gift giving! Our 2015 Holiday Gadgets Guide showcases some of the hottest tech gadgets on the market. Browse through virtual reality devices, Bluetooth speakers, portable power solutions, and smartphone and tablet accessories. Our gadgets guide has something for the every day consumer to the tech geek.   Ergonomic and Organization … Read more

ASU Fulton Engineer School launches Startup Center, holds Demo Day competition

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist Arizona State University’s Fulton Schools officially launched their Startup Center Thursday as a way to empower undergraduate and graduate students within the schools to explore entrepreneurial ideas. The Center will offer innovation courses, workshops, mentoring and other events. “We’ve positioned this competition to be at the top of the funnel in … Read more