The Massachusetts Digital Games Institute(MassDiGI) is a statewide center, designated by the Commonwealth, for academic cooperation, entrepreneurship and economic development across the Massachusetts digital and video games ecosystem. Read more…
Valley Venture Mentors
Valley Venture Mentors (VVM) is building, supporting, and maintaining a community to launch an entrepreneurial renaissance in Western Massachusetts, starting in downtown Springfield. By nurturing startups, the organization impacts the employees startups hire, the customers they serve, and the neighborhoods they revitalize. VVM alumni are already generating revenue, investment, and jobs beyond our wildest expectations.
UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences
The UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) offers a world-class curriculum in support of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. CICS is internationally recognized for its research activities and has one of the highest ranked and most competitive graduate programs in the nation. The intellectual focal point for computer science at the university, the college is distinguished by its culture of collaboration and leadership in multi-disciplinary research. For more information, visit: http://www.cics.umass.edu
At Hampshire, your education focuses on personalized, independent work, close collaboration with faculty, and hands-on experience through study abroad, short-term field studies, internships, volunteer work, advanced independent projects, and much more.
TopatoCo is an online retailer for the best independent artists, podcasts, musicians and game designers on the internet. Go to topatoco.com for high quality art prints, tee shirts, plush toys, and hundreds of assorted doodads. Most of the proceeds go directly to the artists, the rest is probably in the couch cushions.
Digital Development Management (DDM)
The world’s leading video game agency. Founded with a mission to improve the business of video games, we provide the right solutions for development, publishing, distribution and crowdfunding. Read More…
For 15 years, Anzovin Studio is a full development studio that can handle art, design, creative development, software development, CG animation, game art and they develop their own tools for Maya. Read more…
HappyGiant is a social-mobile game developer and publisher creating interactive entertainment for online and mobile devices. Founded by industry veterans, HappyGiant brings years of deep multi-platform gaming experience to original and branded properties. Read more…
In October 2011, Ira Fay founded the game company (Fay Games), which is primarily focused on making fun games for educational impact. Ira is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Game Design in the School of Cognitive Science at Hampshire College. Read more…
Founded in 2008 after a merger between Golden Goose Games LLC and Paul Hake Productions LLC, HitPoint Studios is the largest independent game studio in Massachusetts with 33 full-time employees. Read more…
The Quarters, located at 8 Railroad St. just off Route 9 and directly on the Norwottock Rail Trail is a destination for those seeking a place to enjoy some creative food, excellent drinks and want to spend a few hours with our selection of 20+ vintage arcade games. Read more…
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