SAN FRANCISCO – April 6, 2017 – SEGA™ announced today a partnership with global entertainment company WWE to publish a new free-to-play idle mobile game called WWE Tap Mania. The game is being developed by The Tap Lab, based in Cambridge, MA, and is projected for launch later this year. This partnership unites two celebrated global brands, adding an exciting new element to SEGA’s diverse catalog of mobile games.
Nordic-based VR developers will have access to investment, incubation, mentorship and peer community resources through new program in Helsinki
HELSINKI and TOKYO – March 30, 2017 -- Today gumi Inc. and Nordisk Film announced the launch of Nordic VR Startups (NVS), an incubation program focused on the virtual reality (VR) market. In this program, startup companies based in the Nordic region will be invited to develop prototypes of VR products and services for potential future global deployment. Participants will be supported with dedicated seed funding up to 100,000€, workspaces, and back-office services. Additionally, throughout the program, NVS mentors from gumi and Nordisk Film will work together to support the participants with expert guidance, development and business support.
Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California – Mar 21, 2017 (PDT) – gumi Inc. and Fuji&gumi Games today announced that the global version of Phantom of the Kill, which was released mainly in North America and Europe in 121 countries in the Google Play Store and 138 countries in the iOS App Store in May 2016, will hold a crossover event with the globally famous mobile turn-based role-playing game BRAVE FRONTIER.
The Next Level of Cinematic Storytelling is Hitting the VR Film Landscape as Lyndsy Fonseca and Tony Denison Lead Cast in Ilya Rozhkov’s VR Film AGENT EMERSON FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
The Virtual Reality Film Partnership with The Rogue Initiative Commences Principal Photography March 4th
LOS ANGELES - 3/2/17 - Director Ilya Rozhkov (Sabre Dance) has inked a deal to work in collaboration with leading VR Studio, The Rogue Initiative, (known for its recent partnership with Michael Bay from an original IP) to bring together cinematic storytelling and the immersion of virtual reality technology. Rozhkov will direct and produce Agent Emerson, with award-winning producers Cathy Twigg and Pete Blumel of The Rogue Initiative. They have cast Kick-Ass franchise star Lyndsy Fonseca as the female lead, who will be joined by award-winning actor Tony Denison (Major Crimes) as ‘The General.’ Agent Emerson serves as the pilot for the original content VR series, Identity Experience. Principal Photography commences March 4th in Louisiana and then completes shooting in Los Angeles.
The Rogue Initiative Releases New Trailer and Screenshots for Fantasy VR Title Showcasing at GDC
LOS ANGELES – February 28, 2017 – The Rogue Initiative, a full spectrum production studio specializing in cinematic, interactive virtual reality, film, television and games, today announced that they will debut the trailer for their VR experience Crowe: The Drowned Armory in San Francisco at the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), March 1-3, in the Minkonet booth. (South Hall, 1142)