Blacktop Hoops by Vinci Games

Blacktop Hoops by Vinci Games

Electronic Arts for VR sports games.

Vinci Games is building Electronic Arts for VR sports games. We're building the next-generation of arcade sports games for all platforms. Our first game is Blacktop Hoops, the first AAA multiplayer arcade VR basketball game. Players can chain together flashy dribble tricks, shots, and high-flying dunks to finish off AI or opponents around the globe in epic games of arcade basketball. The game was designed with the most natural basketball mechanics ever built for virtual reality. The company is led by CEO Nathan Ventura who led world-class developer programs at Oculus, Google, and Unity and CTO Maciej Szcześnik who was the lead gameplay designer at CD Projekt Red for the award-winning Witcher series.

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🔥🏀 Blacktop Hoops - Multiplayer VR Basketball for the Metaverse

Blacktop Hoops is a competitive VR basketball game. Think NBA Jam meets NBA 2K in VR.
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Blacktop Hoops by Vinci Games
Team Size:7
Location:Berkeley, CA

Active Founders

Nathaniel Ventura

Nathan Ventura is the co-founder and CEO of Vinci Games, which he started with Maciej Szcześnik in 2021. Nathan oversees product, marketing, and business development for the company. He spent his career leading world-class developer programs at Facebook, Google, and Unity. Currently he is focused on building the next generation of AAA competitive sports for virtual reality with Blacktop Hoops.

Maciej Szcześnik

Maciej Szcześnik is the co-founder and CTO of Vinci Games. He is responsible for game design and development. He studied physics (BSc) and computer science (MSc) and started his game dev career in 2004. Former lead gameplay designer on The Witcher 1, 2, and 3 at CD Projekt Red and Lead Designer at 11 Bit Studios. Former Vice-Rector and author of Video Game Development course at Warsaw Film School. Maciej started working on VR games and apps in 2015. Won Unity Neon Challenge in 2018.