About

The Tech Valley Digital Gaming Hub brings together higher education, industry, and community partners to support and grow the digital gaming ecosystem centered on the Tech Valley and Capital District regions in New York State.  The Hub connects the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences Program and Entrepreneurship programs with local business, incubators, and nonprofits, to support digital gaming startups with funding and mentoring; grow and diversify our game development industry through education, outreach, and K-12 programs; promote the work of local developers; and increase engagement through public events, workshops, and exhibitions.  The Hub works with the Hubs in New York City and Rochester to support and grow the digital gaming sector across the State of New York.

The Tech Valley Digital Gaming Hub is led by the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences Program in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and is supported by the New York State Empire State Development corporation.