The Ocean State of Play 2.0

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) 1 New England Tech Boulevard, East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Save the date! Save the morning of August 3rd for an exciting program. In June, NEIT hosted its first Ocean State of Play event. We heard creative thoughts about how to advance the game industry in Rhode Island and a powerful call to action. Building on that energy, we have an important announcement to share. […]

Free

The 2022 Endless Summer Game Jam

Chill and be cool for 24 hours using game-making skills! Meet in N212, Main Game Lab. Open to NEIT students, Alumni, and invited guests.

Venture Cafe with RIDigi

Venture Café Providence 225 Dyer St,, Providence, Rhode Island

Come meet RIDIGI, learn about how we are supporting games, gaming and esports in Rhode Island -- and play some awesome titles being developed right here in our State. Taking place at the Venture Café, hosted in the CIC in downtown Providence, this is a perfect opportunity to learn more about games in Rhode Island and build […]

Gaming Resume Review

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) 1 New England Tech Boulevard, East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Want to get your resume in shape for applying to games, gaming, and esports companies? Just want to meet folks from the gaming industry and get some tips on job searching? If you're a student in Rhode Island interested in games, come visit RIDIGI's GAMING RESUME REVIEW session (with a copy of your resume and […]

Making an Esports and Gaming Hub with Todd Harris

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) 1 New England Tech Boulevard, East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Todd Harris, the co-founder of Hi-Rez, Skillshot, Ghost Gaming, and more, discussed his career in esports and gaming and how he helped build Atlanta into a hub for this next-generation industry. This event was available to watch online and as an in-person viewing party at the RIDIGI Offices. The audience learned how Todd catalyzed a […]

RIDIGI Speaker Series: February

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) 1 New England Tech Boulevard, East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Brian Wilk, Vice President of Design & Development Games at Hasbro, discussed his incredible 25-year career in the toy and game industry. He shared his thoughts on what makes a great game, and how face-to-face gaming brings people together through shared experiences. Gaming is big business, but it's also a way to connect as people. […]

RIDIGI Speaker Series: April

Joe Granato, Founder and Director of the New 8_Bit Heroes. Joe discussed how his experiences as a videographer, filmmaker, and documentarian serve to create exciting and engaging digital games such as Mystic Searches. Digital games are big business, but it's also a way to connect with people. Joe discussed audience interests after his presentation.

RIDIGI Speaker Series: May

1 New England Tech Boulevard East Greenwich, RI 02818

Steve "SCAT" Caterson, Play Designer/Sr. Producer at HASBRO. Steve “Scat” Caterson shared his career journeys through the world of games, toys, and entertainment. Digital games are big business, but it's also a way to connect with people. Steve followed his presentation with an open discussion about the business of digital game design.

RIStartup Week Launch Party

Waterfire Arts Center 475 Valley St, Providence, Rhode Island

Join us at the FREE event during RIStartup Week! NEIT students and SkillsRI / NESMaker Summer Interns will be demonstrating their newly developed games.

Pathways to the Digital Decade

Venture Café Providence 225 Dyer St,, Providence, Rhode Island

A career in digital game development is not only lucrative... it's a growing industry for an exciting career! Did you know that even health and wellness outcomes can be improved through digital games (ie "gamification")? You might be scratching your head wondering what health and wellness have to do with digital gaming. Join us on […]