Saturday, June 6, 2020

Major League Gaming’s big event could grow Orlando’s esports rep

A video game tournament that will award $1.5 million in prizes at Amway Center this weekend could establish Orlando in the fast-growing esports industry. The Call of Duty World Championship 2017 will...

Call of Duty: What Orlando stands to gain from this e-sports event

Similar to big college scouts attending a high school football game to scope out the talent on the field, Orlando has an opportunity to wow some big-name game publishers and developers...

Orlando indie game maker to debut on PlayStation VR

Nick Pettit’s underwater spelunking adventure video game “Neptune Flux” has been selling slowly, but he’s ready to give it a shot at the highest level of video game platforms. The 30-year-old Orlando...

Eustis video game firm rebounds thanks to contracts

Steamroller Studios was staring down an all-too-common problem for tech startups, including some in Central Florida — running out of money — and contemplated shutting down. But some high-profile contract work provided...

Tech leaders share cheat code to boost Orlando’s video game scene

Orlando needs to step up its marketing to attract more video game studios if the region wants to break into the $100 billion video game industry and keep tech talent here. At...

As video-game crowd diversifies, so do Orlando’s developers

With more people than ever before playing video games, according to a new survey, data about those gamers are giving developers another weapon in their pursuit of customers. Fifty percent more Americans...

Time to level up: What Orlando needs to boost its video game scene

Some people may have been scratching their heads in confusion over the latest data report that revealed Orlando as the top city for gamers. Orlando is known to have a great education...

Orlando tops list of cities for video gamers

Despite terrible marks for the city’s internet coverage and quality, Orlando landed on the top of a WalletHub list of best cities for gamers this week. The website released rankings in what it called...

EA going all in on story-based sports games

Electronic Arts appears ready to go all in on long, narrative story modes in its sports games. After adding a playable mode in FIFA 17 called “The Journey,” in which you step...

Belmont Stakes pre-show to feature Orlando game firm’s work

If you plan to watch coverage leading up to the Belmont Stakes next month, be ready to see some content produced in Orlando. The game development studio Third Time will take predictions made by...
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