NE Games SIG to Host Event: Can Games Save Education?

On June 14th, the the MIT Enterprise Forum’s New England Games SIG is hosting an event at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge on "Can Games Save Education?." Games dominate interactive time with young learners and have proven their ability to engage, entertain, teach and impact. Can games really impact education as we know it …

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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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NE Games SIG to Host Event on Launching Great Games with Limited Marketing Spend

On Wednesday, March 21st, the MIT Enterprise Forum's New England Games SIG is hosting an event at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge on "Launching Great Games with Limited Marketing Spend." The event will provide attendees with insight into marketing their games on a limited budget through a panel discussion moderated by Hank Howie of MBBP client Beach Cooler …

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NE Games SIG to Host Reducing Risk in the Games Business Event

On Tuesday, November 1st, the New England Games SIG is hosting Reducing Risk in the Games Business, an event in which a panel of game industry veterans will discuss their approach to business strategy and explain what is different about how they are doing business to help manage risk. The night will be moderated by Walter …

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Mass Seeks Tax Credits for Video Game Makers Through New Legislation

The Boston Herald recently published an article discussing the legislation being proposed that would provide to Massachusetts video game companies tax credits and other incentives tied to job creation or production goals. Proponents of the bill believe the video game industry has the potential to become a critical part of the Commonwealth’s economy, much like …

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Michael Cavaretta Quoted in Worcester Telegram & Gazette Article

On October 11th, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette featured an article on the growing video game industry in Massachusetts and the lack of incentives from the state to keep video game professionals and businesses here. MBBP attorney and founding member of the New England Games Special Interest Group, Michael Cavaretta, was asked to comment on the …

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