Press


Jul
23
2016

Ryan Canuel, CEO Winner of Worcester Chamber Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

Ryan Canuel – Entrepreneur of the Year    A gaming revolution is underway here in Worcester and our next award recipient is helping to lead the way. Ryan Canuel, a graduate of one of the top digital gaming schools in the world, Becker College is part of the region’s growing mobile gaming industry. Ryan majored […]

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May
12
2016

Worcester colleges feeding an entrepreneurial appetite

Moving down the road to Becker College, some recent grads are also making their mark in the entrepreneurial world. Canuel, who graduated last year from Becker College, has become a major player in the entrepreneurial field with his game development company, Petricore. Focusing on making its own mobile games for iOS and Android, Petricore has […]

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Apr
22
2016

No size fits all PAX East

Big is in at the Penny Arcade Expo. The celebration of all thing gaming, better known as PAX East, opens Friday at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. With over 75,000 people expected, the sold-out show is the convention center’s largest annual event. It will feature an array of blockbuster titles from big- name game […]

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Apr
22
2016

Exposure with Mosher Episode #57 – Entrepreneurs

Exposure With Mosher spotlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and good news. Show host Amy Mosher Berry welcomes 3 entrepreneurs to the show; Ryan Canuel, Kyla Pacheco, and Kathryn Meng. Click here to watch

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Apr
12
2016

LEAP Motion Developer – Shopping Spree

This virtual reality app requires the use of an Oculus Rift DK2 and a Rift-mounted Leap Motion Controller (using the VR Developer Mount or unofficial alternative). (Itch.io) Leap Motion 3D Jam 2015 entry. Have you ever been shopping before? Well, have you ever been extreme shopping? Now you can! Use LEAP Motion and Oculus Rift […]

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Jan
31
2016

StartUp Worcester is showing some results

Is StartUp Worcester a success? It’s certainly way too early to know whether it will produce any unicorns – companies worth at least $1 billion. But a look at what has happened so far suggests at least one of the 12 companies that originally signed up for the program is getting some traction. … StartUp […]

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Dec
22
2015

VR Bungee Jumping, Samurai Swords, and 16 More New Demos

Shopping Spree Dive into a virtual shopping spree in this fast-paced demo from Petricore. Swat items into your cart using your hands and rack up as much “damage” as you can, but watch out for spike balls. Petricore (@Petricoregames) is a game development company created in May by a group of Becker College graduates. Their […]

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Dec
18
2015

Chamber Exchange 2

Another segment from the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Exchange featuring Ryan Canuel of Petricore, Inc.

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Dec
01
2015

Worcester-based Petricore Inc. continues to grow in its first year

Less than a year after incorporating and earning one of StartUp Worcester’s new entrepreneurial awards, Petricore Inc. continues to grow its reputation and product line.  The game company has released its newest game, “Gelato Flicker,” on IOS, with a release for Android systems expected later this month. In addition, the company has expanded into new […]

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Nov
30
2015

Mobile Game Roundup: Headshot Heroes, Gelato Flicker and More

From Petricore Inc. and Thumbspire, Gelato Flicker challenges players to serve as many ice cream cones as possible by swiping to send the right ice cream scoops to the right cones at the edge of the screen. When a single customer wants more than one scoop, players may need to tap on the screen to change […]

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