“GAMEMASTER” ESPORTS Show Partners With Makerforce In Ongoing Gamers Vs. COVID Campaign

In an effort to expand the fight against coronavirus, the upcoming esports reality show, GAMEMASTER has announced a partnership with MakerForce, a grassroots emergency response organization. The new collaboration will allow both organizations to expand their reach and provide PPE supplies to an even larger network of medical providers in need.

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Square Off Launches New Video Calling Feature

While we are all currently stuck at home, there is a constant search for entertaining activities that you can do indoors. Square Off, the makers of the world’s smartest chessboard; a first of its kind App-connected board with automated movements., has further enhanced the experience of playing chess by introducing a video calling feature. Besides being able to play on the AI-enabled chessboard against other players from around the world, now one can also video call them.

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Guinness Live Virtual Pub Trivia With Special Guest Host Joel McHale Kicks Off Tonight!

As a follow-up to our previous article on Geeks Who Drink launching “Geeks Who Drink Remix,” they have more exciting news for all those trivia geeks out there. In partnership with Guinness, Geeks Who Drink are bringing the pub trivia to your home with Live Virtual Pub Trivia on Facebook every other Thursday, starting May 21 at 8 p.m. ET., featuring special guests, challenging pub trivia questions and more! This week’s special guest host for the live virtual pub trivia is no other than the comedic genius, Joel McHale!

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QuantumERA™ Launches Gettysburg: A Nation Divided AR360 App

During this unique time, keeping kids learning and engaged at home can have its challenges however there is new app to help students of all ages get excited and immersed in Civil War history. Recently launched, QuantumERA™, a content creation company that creates mixed reality experiences, Gettysburg: A Nation Divided app takes users back in time to a battle in the Civil War and immerses them in the action using AR360. Gettysburg: A Nation Divided’s animation allows players to walk amidst soldiers and experience the battle unfolding around them.

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Geeks Who Drink & HOFr Launches Live Mobile Pub Quiz

If you are missing going to a bar or public venue with human interaction and stimulating trivia Geeks Who Drink has you covered. In a world where we are all sheltering in place, Geeks Who Drink has combined forces with HOFr, a mobile interactive gaming platform, to create “Geeks Who Drink Remix”. The new 20-minute live pub trivia-style game will be hosted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and you can download the app at https://bit.ly/GWDHOFr.

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Esports Leader ReKTGlobal and Creator Management TalentX Partner to Create TalentX Gaming

Announced this week, esports leader ReKTGlobal and TalentX Entertainment unveil a new joint venture, TalentX Gaming, a talent management company specifically built for gaming and esports athletes and streamers. TalentX Gaming (TXG) combines the “creator first” talent development and social media monetization expertise of TalentX with ReKTGlobal’s position as a global esports leader in the almost $3 billion esports industry.

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Game Developers Conference 2020 Virtual Talks hub

In the month of March, Game Developers Conference (GDC) brings the game development community together across five days of education, inspiration, and networking in San Francisco. Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus, this year’s conference has been canceled but they will be streaming the awards and some of the talks planned for GDC 2020! 

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Launched on Apple Arcade; All-Star Athletes From NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, WNBA and NWSL Teams Take to the Ice in “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink”

In time for Women’s History Month and for the first time ever, female athletes can compete against, or alongside, male athletes in the new “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink” game from Bit Fry, a Portsmouth-based game developer. Available on Apple Arcade, “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink” is a new, fast-paced “2 vs. 2” hockey game that features many of today’s top men and women athletes.

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SXSW 2020 Music and Trade Show Announcements

With SXSW 2020 less than a month away, more announcements and updates to the festival are coming in faster than ever. For this week, SXSW 2020 updates include the SXSW Trade Show Next Stage Schedule now posted and 118 new Showcasing Artists for the SXSW Music Festival announced. Below is the latest and greatest announcements by SXSW.

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Sandbox Virtual Reality Experience Opens Its Seventh U.S. Location In Austin

Announced this week, Sandbox VR, one of the most realistic virtual reality experiences in the world, opens its doors at The Domain in Austin, TX on February 19, 2020. Sandbox VR is the kind of immersive social experience that people have dreamt of since the dawn of computing. Through a unique combination of motion capture and VR technologies, you can become anyone and go anywhere. 

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