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Fig (company)
FIG is a crowdfunding platform for video games launched in August 2015. Unlike traditional crowdfunding approaches like Kickstarter , where individuals can back a project to receive rewards, Fig uses a mixed model that include individual backing and the opportunity for uncredited investors to invest as to obtain a shares of future revenues for successful projects. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Approach * 3 Games funded * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYFig was founded in August 2015 by Justin Bailey (formerly, COO of Double Fine Productions ), Bob Ippolito, and Freeman White
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Facebook
FACEBOOK is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California . The Facebook
Facebook
website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg , along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin , Andrew McCollum , Dustin Moskovitz , and Chris Hughes . The founders had initially limited the website's membership to Harvard students; however, later they expanded it to higher education institutions in the Boston area , the Ivy League schools, and Stanford University
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AAA (video Game Industry)
An AAA GAME (usually pronounced "triple A game") is an informal classification used for video games produced and distributed by a mid-sized or major publisher , typically having higher development and marketing budgets. AAA game development is associated with high economic risk, with high levels of sales required to obtain profitability. In the mid 2010s the term AAA+ began to be used, describing AAA type games that generated additional revenue over time in a similar fashion to MMOs by using software as a service (SaaS) methods, such as season passes or expansion packs . The term is analogous to the film industry term "blockbuster" . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Workplace aspects * 3 Ethics Criticism * 4 Related terms * 4.1 AAA+ * 4.2 Triple-I * 5 See also * 6 References HISTORYThe term "AAA" began to be used in the late 1990s, with some development companies started using the expression at gaming conventions in the US
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Independent Video Game Development
INDEPENDENT VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT is the video game development process of creating indie games ; these are video games , commonly created by individual or small teams of video game developers and usually without significant financial support of a video game publisher or other outside source. These games may take years to be built from the ground up or can be completed in a matter of days or even hours depending on complexity, participants, and design goal. Driven by digital distribution , the concept of independent video game development has spawned an "indie" movement. The increase in popularity of independent games has allowed increased distribution on popular gaming platforms such as the PlayStation Network
PlayStation Network
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Exploding Kittens
EXPLODING KITTENS is a card game designed by Elan Lee , Martín Vizcaíno , and Matthew Inman from the comics site The Oatmeal . Originally proposed as a Kickstarter project seeking US$10,000 in crowdfunding , it exceeded the goal in eight minutes and on January 27, 2015, seven days after opening, it passed 6,000 backers setting the record for most backers in Kickstarter history. At completion on February 19, 2015, it had $8,782,571 USD in pledges by 219,382 backers. The campaign ended as the fourth most funded campaign on the crowdfunding site. The first play test of Exploding Kittens
Exploding Kittens
was recorded on YouTube by Smosh Games , who had the first deck. The backers started receiving delivery in late July 2015; all backers received the game by September 2015
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Virtual Reality
VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) is a computer technology that uses Virtual reality headsets , sometimes in combination with physical spaces or multi-projected environments, to generate realistic images, sounds and other sensations that simulate a user's physical presence in a virtual or imaginary environment. A person using virtual reality equipment is able to "look around" the artificial world, and with high quality VR move about in it and interact with virtual features or items. VR headsets are head-mounted goggles with a screen in front of the eyes. Programs may include audio and sounds through speakers or headphones. VR systems that include transmission of vibrations and other sensations to the user through a game controller or other devices are known as haptic systems. This tactile information is generally known as force feedback in medical, video gaming and military training applications
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Oculus Rift
The OCULUS RIFT is a virtual reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR , a division of Facebook Inc. , released on March 28, 2016. Oculus initiated a Kickstarter
Kickstarter
campaign in 2012 to fund the Rift's development, after being founded as an independent company two months prior. The project proved successful, raising US$ 2.5 million. In March 2014, Facebook
Facebook
purchased Oculus for $2 billion. In March 2017, after 3 years at the company, it was announced Oculus founder and creator Palmer Luckey was leaving Facebook. The Rift has gone through various pre-production models since the Kickstarter
Kickstarter
campaign, around five of which were demonstrated to the public
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Electronic Entertainment Expo
The ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO, (or simply EXPO), (commonly known as ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO 3), or simply EXPO 3 (E3), is a premier event for gaming fans all around the world. Presented by the Entertainment Software Association
Entertainment Software Association
(ESA), it is used by many video game publishers and accessory manufacturers to introduce and advertise upcoming games and game-related merchandise. E3 is considered to be the biggest gaming news expo of the year and is known by many gamers in the community. E3 was formerly an industry-only event; individuals who wished to attend were required by the ESA to verify a professional connection to the video-game industry. However, starting in 2017, E3 became open to the public for the first time, but issued only 15,000 passes for those who wanted to attend
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Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
The JUMPSTART OUR BUSINESS STARTUPS ACT, or JOBS ACT, is a law intended to encourage funding of small businesses in the United States by easing many of the country's securities regulations . It passed with bipartisan support, and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on April 5, 2012. Title III, also known as the CROWDFUND ACT, has drawn the most public attention because it creates a way for companies to use crowdfunding to issue securities, something that was not previously permitted. Title II went into effect on September 23, 2013. On October 30, 2015, the SEC adopted final rules allowing Title III equity crowdfunding . These rules went into effect on May 16, 2016. Other titles of the Act had previously become effective in the years since the Act’s passage
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Crowdfunding
CROWDFUNDING is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people. Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding
is a form of crowdsourcing and of alternative finance . In 2015, it was estimated that worldwide over US$34 billion was raised this way. Although the concept can also be executed through mail-order subscriptions, benefit events, and other methods, it is now often performed via Internet
Internet
-mediated registries. This modern crowdfunding model is generally based on three types of actors: the project initiator who proposes the idea and/or project to be funded, individuals or groups who support the idea, and a moderating organization (the "platform") that brings the parties together to launch the idea
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Oculus VR
OCULUS VR is an American technology company founded by Palmer Luckey , Brendan Iribe , Michael Antonov and Nate Mitchell in July 2012 in Irvine, California
Irvine, California
, now based in Menlo Park . It specializes in virtual reality hardware and software products. In April 2012, Luckey announced the Rift , a virtual reality headset designed for video gaming, and launched a Kickstarter campaign in August to make virtual reality headsets available to developers. The campaign proved successful and raised $2.4 million, ten times the original goal of $250,000. Two pre-production models were released to developers: the Oculus VR
Oculus VR
DK1 (Development Kit 1) and Oculus VR
Oculus VR
DK2 (Development Kit 2). The consumer product was released on March 28, 2016 with an all-new design incorporating specialized VR displays, positional audio, and infrared tracking system
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Masi Oka
MASAYORI "MASI" OKA (岡 政偉, Oka Masayori) (born December 27, 1974) is a Japanese American
Japanese American
actor, producer and digital effects artist. He became widely known for his role on NBC
NBC
's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura and in CBS' Hawaii Five-0 as Doctor Max Bergman. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Acting career * 3 Interests * 4 Filmography * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFEOka was born in Tokyo
Tokyo
, Japan
Japan
, to Setsuko Oka. His parents divorced when he was one month old; he was raised in a single parent family and has never met his father. He was six years old when his mother and he moved to Los Angeles from Japan. At age eight, he appeared on the CBS-TV game show Child\'s Play
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5th Cell
5TH CELL is an independently owned video game developer founded in 2003 as 5th Cell
5th Cell
Media, LLC. and is currently run by Joseph M. Tringali, Jeremiah Slaczka and Marius Falhbusch. The company is most well known for the Scribblenauts
Scribblenauts
series. CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 Controversy * 3 Original titles * 4 Licensed titles * 5 Spin-off titles * 6 References * 7 External links OVERVIEWFounded on August 28, 2003 by Joseph M. Tringali, Jeremiah Slaczka and Brett Caird, the company started out developing mobile games working with such publishers as THQ
THQ
Wireless , JAMDAT Mobile (now EA Mobile ) and UIEvolution (a former subsidiary of Square Enix
Square Enix
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