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The Business Times - "Father-and-son team launches video game"

January 24, 2018


Robert and Stephen Madsen, a father-and-son team of video game developers working in Grand Junction have released a game allowing players to take on the role of space invaders bent on conquering worlds.

Read "Father-and-son team" article here at The Business Times









The Daily Sentinel - "End game: Local developers' project becomes a reality, virtual or otherwise"

January 21, 2018


Robert and Stephen Madsen, the father-and-son duo behind SynaptixGames, launched their most ambitious video game to date Wednesday when "Day of Destruction" became available for gamers everywhere on virtual reality.

Read "End Game" article here at The Daily Sentinel









Western Slope Now - "Synaptix Games Releases D.o.D."

January 18, 2018


The Grand Valley's gaming scene just got bigger. Grand Junction based Synaptix Games released their virtual reality game, Day of Destruction.

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5280 Magazine - "Where to Find Colorado’s Next Tech Hubs"

September 4, 2017


In Colorado, most of the tech world geeks are out in Boulder and Denver, and although those cities certainly form the center of the state’s IT universe, they’re not alone. Elsewhere, small, strong tech hubs are flourishing with the help of Synaptix Games and others trailblazers.

Read "Tech Hubs" article here at 5280 Magazine.









Gamasutra - "SynaptixGames to release Day of Destruction"

July 10, 2017


Colorado-based game developer prepares to launch science fiction based virtual reality game, Day of Destruction, to the Steam Games store

Read "DOD to release" article here at Gamasutra.









IMDB - "The Day of Destruction coming to Htc and Oculus"

July 10, 2017


Colorado based indie developer SynaptixGames have announced that their latest sci-fi Vr game, Day of Destruction, will arrive on Steam for the Oculus and Htc Vive.

Read "DOD coming to Htc and Oculus" article here at IMDB.









The Daily Sentinel - "Tech Burst More of a Slow Burn"

July 5, 2017


Entrepreneurs say, vision of region as a technology hub stalled without big local buy-in. Synaptix Games founders, Robert & Stephen Madsen discuss the Grand Valley's 'tech hub' future along with other local entrepreneurs.

Read "Tech Burst" article here at The Daily Sentinel or download the PDF here









VR Focus - "Forget Saving the Planet, Become the Alien Invader in Day of Destruction"

July 5, 2017


Due for launch this summer on HTC Vive, OSVR, Oculus Rift and Gear VR, Day of Destruction is all about wreaking chaos on entire planetary civilisations with a space armada.

Read "Become the Alien Invader in Day of Destruction" article here









Western Slope Now - "Tech Enticement"

June 18, 2017


News coverage of the "Grand 'Silicon' Valley" video release shows that you don't need to live in a big city to be successful in the tech industry.

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Grand Junction Economic Partnership - "Grand 'Silicon' Valley"

June 15, 2017


Video, sponsored by Colorado Pera and produced by Lightbulb Media, features SynaptixGames' Stephen and Robert Madsen and other entrepreneurs who both work and live in the Grand Valley.









Market Wired - "DeepMarkit Introduces Another Dimension in Gamification"

February 15, 2017


DeepMarkit Corp. is very pleased to announce that it has partnered with SynaptixGames LLC of Colorado to create the first of its 3-D short form, casual games for the new FetchBot patent pending gamification platform.

Read "Another Demension in Gamification" article here









The Business Times - "The game's afoot"

January 26, 2017


Father-and-son team, Robert and Stephen Madsen live the dream of avid game developers in creating their own products while finding a niche in a competitive market.

Read "The game's afoot" article here





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