Mayor Brown Announces Challenge To Game Developers, Designers, And Technology Enthusiasts

Mayor Byron Brown is pleased to announce the Mayor’s Serious Computer Game Design Competition. The Serious Computer Game Design Competition will encourage technology enthusiasts to use their creativity to design a video game about Buffalo, a game that teaches employable skills and respect for diversity, while building a futuristic city of Buffalo. The top winner of the competition gets a $5,000 prize. A winning concept will: • Teach life skills and employable skills that lead to meaningful employment; • Highlight the importance of diversity in ...

Global Game Jam 2015 and Buffalo Game Space

Global Game Jam 2015 Wrap Up

The Global Game Jam 2015 is officially over but, as always, it was an amazing time. We had enough participants to break off into three separate teams all working on their own game based on the theme "What do we do now?". As open ended as it sounds, during the planning stages, a lot of people were having the same type of ideas, which was interesting. In the end we had a game that told the story of what happens right after you, a super ...

Global Game Jam 2015 and Buffalo Game Space

Global Game Jam 2015

Global Game Jam 2015 is fast approaching, and we're hosting a jam site! From 7pm on Friday, January 23rd to 7pm Sunday, January 25th, we'll be hard at work making games at the Science Hall at Canisius College in the annual game jam that spans the planet. Admission is free and open to all, so come on down and make something awesome! In addition to the jam, we'll also be hosting an Interactive Exhibition of Games. From 2 to 8pm on Saturday, the 24th, we'll ...

Buffalo Game Space at Startup Scramble

BGS at Startup Scramble

On Tuesday, October 28th, Buffalo Game Space will be at Allen Street Hardware as part of Buffalo Startup Scramble. From 5pm to 10pm, Allen St. will become home to a variety of community groups, companies and local acts. Come stop by and see us! For more details on the event, visit BuffaloStartupScramble.com ...

Thank You!!!

Thank You!!!

Header graphic courtesy of Wayne Kubiak Last night at 10:04pm, EST, our Kickstarter campaign successfully ended at $40,441! Thank you for all your incredible support, we can't wait to show you what we've got planned next! If you want to keep helping right now, the folks behind BGS favorite Island Dice have a Kickstarter of their own going right now! Check it out! ...

BGSJAM 3 Games

BGSJAM3 - The Result

BGSJAM3 has ended, and some fantastic games have been made! Our theme this time around was "Let's Get Weird!", so check out what weird games got made! Enlightenment An experimental first person experience created in Unity, Enlightenment was created by PJ Moskal, Ben Lord, David Duncan and Katherine Spitler. Enlightenment is an intense and personal exploration of people, relationships and emotions. Play the game here! Thumbwars With graphics by Chris Langford and programming/design by Damon McKernan, Thumbwars is a two-player thumb wrestling simulator! Both ...

WGRZ - Turning Buffalo Into A Gaming Center

BGS on WGRZ Daybreak!

Buffalo Game Space was highlighted on WGRZ (Channel 2 Buffalo) Daybreak this morning! Click here to check out the article and watch the video! ...

Ralph Baer and the Brown Box

Michael Thomasson: Ralph Baer and the Brown Box

Video Game Historian Michael Thomasson came to Buffalo Game Space to talk on Ralph Baer, father of the home video game, and his ground-breaking invention, the "Brown Box". Click here to view the video on YouTube. For more on Ralph Baer, visit: http://www.ralphbaer.com/ For more on Michael Thomasson, visit: http://www.gooddealgames.com/ ...