LEGAL BRIEF: The Travel Ban and Your Studio: What You Can and Can’t do to Protect Your Employees

The Trump Administration’s travel ban generated considerable shock, fear, and confusion for citizens, legal residents, and refugees alike. It has also raised concerns for game studios and publishers that employ the people affected by the Executive Order (“EO”). While many are discussing the outrage and constitutionality of the EO, lawyers and immigration professionals have limited […]

Chinese Publishers Looking to Catch the VR Wave with Heroes of the Seven Seas

Vickie Chen , CEO of Avia Games, represents Chinese gaming companies hoping to break into the western market. Last week,  in a non-descript Silicon Valley garage, we caught up with Ms. Chen to chat about Mirage Interactive, a fast-growing VR game studio out of Beijing. Even with the understanding that the Chinese (and Asia overall) consumer market has vast revenue […]

Augmented Reality Gaming comes to Spin Masters with Air Hogs Connect!

Spin Master is introducing Air Hogs Connect, a new AR gaming platform that blends the worlds of RC (remote control) and augmented reality, enabling players to command remote control (RC) vehicles inside deep virtual game worlds.  Transforming your living room to a science fiction AR world, Connect takes RC play to a whole new dimension. […]

CEO CORNER: VC Mobile Entertainment’s Jon Von Caneghem

At E3, GBR had the pleasure to catch up with Jon Von Caneghem (frequently known as “JVC”), founder and CEO of VC Mobile Entertainment, to learn all about his new game venture, Creature Quest. Founded in 2015, VC Mobile Entertainment is on a mission to bring the magic touch of their founder (creator of Might and Magic and Heroes of […]

UOL BoaCompra Partners with Azubu to Bring Brazilians eSports Experience

UOL BoaCompra, an online games company in Latin America, and Azubu, an entertainment network focused on eSports, have announced that Azubu will be the exclusive streaming platform for UOL BoaCompra’s eSports content in Brazil.             UOL BoaCompra is operating the first persistent league in Brazil, with all content to be exclusively […]