SAN FRANCISCO /PRNewswire/ — Volley, the leading creator of voice AI games, announced today the launch of the Volley app on Roku. Volley’s first game in its Roku app is the beloved game show Jeopardy! from Sony Pictures Television. Jeopardy! is the first-ever voice-enabled game on the Roku platform.
Budding Jeopardy! contestants simply need to search for “Volley” to get a round started, and then respond to clues with their voice – just like actual game show contestants. The Jeopardy! game on Roku will be the most immersive version of the game Volley has developed yet.
“Over 20 million people have played Volley games on smart devices like Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Expanding to the Roku platform presents a massive opportunity to introduce more consumers to voice-enabled games that can be played alone or with family and friends,” said Max Child, co-founder and CEO of Volley. “The launch of our Jeopardy! game on Roku is the first of many games we plan to release on this platform in the near future.”
“Jeopardy! has been an iconic quiz show for nearly six decades,” said Suzanne Prete, EVP, Game Shows for Sony Pictures Television. “Everyone already knows how to shout their responses at their TV screens. Volley’s voice AI technology enhances the gaming experience for fans of this beloved franchise, enabling them to engage in new, exciting ways.”
Volley is the leader in voice AI gaming with top products including Song Quiz and other games popular on Amazon Alexa and other smart devices. In addition to Jeopardy!, Volley is also the producer of several voice controlled games based on popular shows from Sony Pictures Television, including Wheel of Fortune and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. The company’s unique approach to AI-powered voice games is redefining the gaming industry, with more than 100 million game sessions played every year.
Roku is the largest connected TV provider in the U.S. With millions of active devices and the recent addition of voice control features to their suite of devices, building Volley’s voice AI games on Roku first was a no-brainer. Jeopardy! is available now on all Roku devices. All users are offered their first week of playing free, followed by a $9.99/ month subscription to the Volley app.
JEOPARDY!, America’s Favorite Quiz Show™, is in its 39th season in syndication. With a weekly audience over 20 million viewers, JEOPARDY! is the top-rated quiz show on television. The show has won a total of 43 Emmy®Awards, holds the Guinness World Records® title for the most Emmy® Awards won by a TV game show, and received a Peabody Award for “celebrating and rewarding knowledge.” JEOPARDY! is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company; it is distributed domestically by CBS Media Ventures and internationally by Paramount Global Content Distribution, both units of Paramount.
Volley is the leading creator of voice AI games. More than twenty million players play Volley’s titles including Song Quiz, Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, and The Price is Right on connected devices like Amazon Alexa and Roku. Founded by Max Child and James Wilsterman in 2016, Volley is shaping the future of voice-controlled entertainment. For more information, visit volleythat.com.
About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global content business, operating a robust portfolio of wholly-owned and joint-venture production companies across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific, as well as linear and digital channels around the world. SPT is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.
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NEW “GAME ZONE” OPENS AT BAHA MAR
The luxury Bahamas resort expands its family-friendly offerings with the debut of a dedicated arcade area, complete with electronic and interactive games and experiences
NASSAU, The Bahamas, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Baha Mar —the leading luxury resort destination in The Bahamas—announces the opening of its dedicated arcade, The Game Zone. The game-filled center will be open daily from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m., with special extended hours on weekends. Located next to CINKO, the space will be the prime entertainment spot for children and teenagers while on-site in advance of spring break.
“We are thrilled to open our long-awaited Game Zone for both locals and tourists to enjoy,” said Graeme Davis, President, Baha Mar. “We are constantly looking to expand our family-friendly attractions to entertain our guests of all ages. The award-winning Baha Bay Waterpark, the Explorers Kids Club, and multiple Wildlife Experiences, along with this new Game Zone ensures kids, tweens, teens and their families have a variety of fun experiences to enjoy together.”
Baha Mar expands its family-friendly offerings with The Game Zone, a new arcade with interactive games and experiences.Tweet
Featuring more than 50 games to choose from, The Game Zone is packed with incredible experiences to challenge, entertain and spark competitive fun among kids, tweens, teens and their families while on vacation. Lights, action and energy fill the arcade with excitement, surrounding guests with the newest and best games, and prizes too. There are numerous options for gamers to participate in, with multiple players or solo. A few signature games include:
- World’s Largest PAC-MAN, a big take on the traditional game
- Space Invader Frenzy, the newest iteration of this historic arcade game
- Air Hockey, a classic favorite amongst adults and children
- Hungry Hungry Hippo, a beloved board game classic taken to a whole new level
- Virtual Rabbids, an exciting VR experience for all-ages
To learn more about The Game Zone and additional experiences around the property, please visit: www.bahamar.com.
About Baha Mar
Baha Mar is a master planned integrated resort development situated on 1,000 acres overlooking the world’s famous Cable Beach. The white sand beach destination includes three global brand operators – Grand Hyatt, SLS, and Rosewood – over 2,300 rooms and more than 45 restaurants and lounges, the largest casino in the Caribbean, a state-of-the-art convention center, Royal Blue Golf Course, an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus signature course, a brand new $200 million Baha Bay luxury water park, the Caribbean’s first and only flagship ESPA spa, and over 30 luxury retail outlets. Baha Mar is a breathtaking location with dynamic programming, activities, and guest offerings in one of the most beautiful places in the world – The Bahamas. For more information and reservations, visit www.bahamar.com.
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GameOn Receives $GAME Grant From Sportsology for Platform Integration
VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — GameOn (CSE: GET) (OTCQB: GMETF), a next generation fantasy sports company partnered with the world’s best sports leagues to launch, operate, and monetize web3 games, today announces grant funding from Sportsology.
The grant will see GameOn receive 59,000,000 $GAME tokens. In return, GameOn will integrate the $GAME platform into upcoming major league projects to provide unified experiences and rewards across its ecosystem, including GameOn LALIGA and GameOn PFL. $GAME, which GameOn is developing in partnership with Sportsology, is designed to drive fan engagement and revenue growth for game developers and sports leagues worldwide.
This partnership puts the first supply of $GAME in the hands of GameOn and soon masses of sports fans – Matt Bailey, CEOTweet
GameOn LALIGA recently launched on social media, amassing more than 200,000 video views and a community of over 80,000 across X, Discord, email, and waitlist in less than two weeks. GameOn LALIGA’s first mint is scheduled for February, with an exact date and time to-be-announced.
GameOn also recently announced a grant from Arbitrum, the leading Layer 2 (L2) scaling solution for Ethereum, with a market cap of more than $2b. $GAME is planned to launch on Arbitrum in Q2, off the back of a string of successful game token launches like XAI.
This news is following the finalized software development and support agreement between the parties, which drives $2.3m from development fees and $1.4m in annual recurring revenue, with a total expected value of $9.3m over five years.
“$GAME is a natural fit for our ecosystem of next-gen fantasy games, launched with the best sports leagues in the world,” said Matt Bailey, CEO at GameOn. “This partnership puts the very first supply of $GAME in the hands of GameOn and soon masses of sports fans.”
To hear more, join GameOn CEO Matt Bailey for live commentary and Q&A on GameOn’s shareholder Telegram channel today at 2:30 PM ET / 11:30 AM PT.
GameOn partner, LALIGA, is the world’s most-followed soccer league on social media, with a global community of over 200 million fans, while PFL is the number two MMA company in the world, having recently acquired Bellator and signed superstars Jake Paul and Francis Ngannu.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors:
Matt Bailey, Director & Chief Executive Officer
GameOn Entertainment Technologies Inc.
GameOn (CSE: GET) (OTCQB: GMETF) partners with the world’s best sports, media, and entertainment IPs to launch brand-building, money-making next-gen games. We turn fans into superfans – engaging, retaining, and monetizing audiences. With a diverse team of gaming, sports, and web3 veterans with experience at Take-Two Interactive, Twitch, EA, Dapper Labs, and the Brooklyn Nets, our platform is executed at scale with millions of users, gameplays, and revenue. GameOn has partnered with NBCUniversal, Bravo, LALIGA, PFL, Karate Combat, the WNBA, Times Internet, DICK’S Sporting Goods, and Gaming Society.
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Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company’s actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is based on the reasonable assumptions, estimates, analysis and opinions of management made in light of its experience and perception of trends, current conditions and expected developments, and other factors that management believes are relevant and reasonable in the circumstances at the date such statements are made, including, but not limited to the Company being able to capitalize on the acquired assets, the ability of acquired assets to maintain its value as presently contemplated, the synergies of the acquired assets with the Company’s operations, and such other assumptions presented in the Company’s disclosure record. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. All forward-looking information herein is qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement, and GameOn disclaims any obligation to revise or update any such forward-looking information or to publicly announce the result of any revisions to any of the forward-looking information contained herein to reflect future results, events or developments, except as required by law.
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Get Ready to Spice Up Your Gaming Experience: Overcooked Lands on AirConsole
ZURICH, Jan. 2, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — AirConsole, a multiplayer gaming solution for cars and Android TVs, is announcing a partnership with video game publisher Team17. This partnership is bringing the popular multiplayer cooking game, Overcooked to the AirConsole platform.
AirConsole’s users can now enjoy playing Overcooked, a dynamic, couch co-op cooking game that has accumulated a dedicated fanbase and multiple awards for its unique mix of fast-paced action and teamwork, on TV and in BMW cars. Players have to work together in a variety of kitchen challenges, racing against the clock to prepare and serve a wide range of dishes while navigating obstacles, and performing under time pressure. With Overcooked on AirConsole, friends and family can now immerse themselves in the hilarious world of culinary adventures from the comfort of their own devices.
“We are thrilled to bring Overcooked to AirConsole, a platform that encourages social gaming experience accessible to anyone,” said Michael Fuller, Director of Content at AirConsole. “Overcooked’s cooperative mayhem is a perfect fit for AirConsole’s vision of inclusive and fun multiplayer gaming, and we can’t wait to see players around the world collaborating and competing in this culinary adventure.”
“We’re thrilled to bring Overcooked to the AirConsole platform, providing players with a unique and accessible way to experience the chaotic joy of cooperative cooking,” said Team17. “AirConsole’s innovative approach to multiplayer gaming aligns perfectly with the spirit of Overcooked, and we can’t wait to see players dive into the madness.”
AirConsole is a leading platform for casual multiplayer games for cars, TVs and PCs. By connecting smartphones as controllers to your screen, AirConsole turns them into gamepads, providing a fun gaming experience for friends and family. With a wide variety of games available, AirConsole offers entertainment for every occasion and brings people together through the power of play.
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For more information about AirConsole, or to explore its gaming catalog, visit airconsole.com.
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