MassDiGI’s Summer Innovation Program Hosted by Becker College

On July 30th the Boston Globe published an article highlighting a state-sponsored Summer Innovation Program produced by MBBP clients Mass Digital Games Institute and Becker College. The program brings college students together with the hope of grooming the next generation of video game designers. The students were broken into three teams, each with a different assignment,  and …

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MassChallenge Awards Grand Prize to 80HD Games

On April 13-15, MBBP client Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) hosted Game Challenge, an event that brought together 28 teams of students, entrepreneurs and professionals to compete against each other in taking a game from concept to launch. Developers at 80HD were named the Grand Prize winner and won the award for Best Game Concept. As part of …

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Mike Cavaretta to Moderate Panel for Digital Games: Playing in the Valley Event

On March 15th, MBBP client MassDiGI is co-presenting a symposium at Hampshire College called Digital Games: Playing in the Valley. The event will be an afternoon of panels discussing digital games, economic development, education and entrepreneurship. MBBP Attorney and founder of the MITEF New England Games SIG Mike Cavaretta will be moderating one of the panels on "Creative Communities: Building Games …

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MassDiGI to Receive $325,000 from PAX East

On February 15th PAX East, a three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers, announced it will extend its contract with the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) to stay in Boston for ten more years. As part of this commitment, PAX East has also decided to help fund MBBP client Massachusetts Digital Games Institute …

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MBBP Client Quoted in Boston Magazine Article

In December, Boston Magazine published an article highlighting the role of Massachusetts in the video gaming industry - noting that Massachusetts, as the fifth largest employer of video game developers in the country, is a launching pad for successful gaming companies. Tim Loew, the executive director of our client, Massachusetts Digital Games Institute at Becker College, …

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Mike Cavaretta Quoted in Boston.com Article

The Massachusetts Digital Games Institute of Becker College has received a $500,000 federal grant to aid in jump-starting companies and training workers in the video game industry. The institute and Becker College will now partner with seven private video game and interactive media developers that will provide resources and personnel to support the institute’s initiatives. …

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