Games

Pokémon Go Takes Players to Some Weird Places [Infographic]

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Since the release of Pokémon Go, fans have embraced the Pokémon trainer calling in droves. Sure, sometimes they walk into street lights by accident because they’re looking down at their phones, or they end up turning around in circles like spinning tops, but that…

Games

Esports Are Finally Coming to Cable TV

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm

With the release of games like Rocket League and League of Legends, gamers and sports fans alike realized that watching can be as entertaining as playing. And while younger siblings were typically the only people willing to sit through a video game without playing,…

Games

GGServers: How a Minecraft Addiction Led to Profit

By | May 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Minecraft is an exceptionally popular video game among people of all ages. Its influence reaches far and wide. But for one man in France, Minecraft was much more than just a fun distraction. In fact, it changed the trajectory of their business goals. They were able…

Games

San Francisco

Can Cooperative Video Games Help With World Peace?

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Recent research conducted by ScienceDaily shows that playing cooperative video games, as opposed to playing competitive or solo games, elicits a host of social benefits among players of different backgrounds. The evidence suggests that it encourages teammates to see helpful, collaborative behaviors as both…

Games

I Got Chills Watching the Pokemon GO Trailer

By | Sep 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When it comes to covering the things of childhood nostalgia at Tech.Co, I’m obviously the guy to go to. Hence, when the Pokémon Company announced Pokémon GO – a smartphone game for both iOS and Android that mimics the old-school gaming styles of classic…

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Salt Lake City

Always Listen to User Feedback, Even When it’s From Kids

By | Aug 18, 2015 at 9:00 am

I don’t know if many of you play video games, but I’d bet you’ve heard of the free to play (F2P) monetization model. That is, the majority of games can be downloaded and played for free but revolve around purchasing in-game add-ons or currency…

Games

San Francisco

Which One of Your Friends Would Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Cards Against Humanity might be one of my favorite games ever created. Sure, it’s insanely crude, and every time I play there’s at least one person who has strong reservations about it. However, once the game gets going those concerns melt away and people…

Games

Dubai

Woweez Gears up for Sky Wings Launch

By | Apr 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In 2013 Ahmed Bukhatir founded Woweez, a game development studio based in the United Arab Emirates. He was inspired by a lot of different games that were launched at the beginning of the mobile game era and had wanted to create his own games…

Education

NYC

A Beautiful iPhone Game Lets Your Kids Learn How People Live Around the World

By | Dec 26, 2014 at 4:30 pm

With Christmas behind us and the New Year to look forward to, we’ve found ourselves in that period of reflection, self-evaluation, and worldly observance throughout which we’ll aim to gain a greater understanding of life and the world in order to improve upon ourselves…

Entrepreneur

Little Rock

Young Entrepreneur Merges Digital and Real Life Combat Gaming with Overwatch App

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 10:00 am

It’s ‘Game Time. For Real’ for Overwatch App. The guys behind the Overwatch real-life combat gaming app have their sights set on success and they are proving that they are in the game to win it! Last year, as a high school junior, Josh…

Games

3 Ways To Get Your App Featured On The App Store

By | Nov 28, 2014 at 9:00 pm

The value of becoming featured on the App Store cannot be understated. For a startup company that is developing a smartphone or tablet app, receiving this kind of support from Apple is essentially the Holy Grail. It puts your product on the front page…

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The Gift for the One Who Has Everything: Support a Kickstarter

By | Nov 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Holiday shopping is about to begin. The ads are everywhere, telling you just how early on Thursday – on Thanksgiving! – you can arrive to battle the Black Friday crowds. Well, don’t do it, I say. Support a Kickstarter on behalf of someone who would think…

Fashion

Candy Crush Introduces New Fashion Line with Zara Terez

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm

The Candy Crush Saga gaming experience is coming to life as part of a new fashion line from Zara Terez. The Collection “Candy Crush” will include women’s full-length printed leggings, skirts and dresses, according to a press release. The line launched on October 21st…

Business

San Francisco

Monkimun Arrives in San Francisco by way of Singapore and Spain

By | Oct 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Startup teams join the 500 Startups accelerator from all over the globe. Monkimun is no exception. Prior to being accepted into the program, CEO Cristobal Viedma was in Spain, after just having left Singapore upon the acquisition of his previous startup. “The whole project started…