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Options are Endless for Students Seeking to Design Video Games

Rich Taylor | Posted 11.11.2014 | Education
Rich Taylor

To help students interested in a career in game design get started, the Entertainment Software Association releases a state-by-state list of video game programs in higher education.

How to Convert Values to Action: Design the Right Game

Spencer Critchley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Spencer Critchley

These are rules for a better game, and they're likely to produce better behavior. I believe many organizations would be far better off if they simply (that's not to say easily) took a hard look at the game they're playing now, and changed the rules to ones like these.

Circling the Drain WIth Citizen Kane

Tadhg Kelly | Posted 09.16.2013 | Technology
Tadhg Kelly

Amusingly, the phrase "Citizen Kane of Video Games" has inspired a Tumblr blog. It draws quotes from articles hither and thither around the web about whether Game X might be the one, or whether the debate is irrelevant. Can games ever reach this lofty goal?

GlassLab and Beyond: Who's the Designer and Who's the Learner of the Next-Gen Game-Based Ed-Tech

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

t the root of all "game-based learning" is the unique opportunity to engage students in learning where they want to be: inside video games.

What Game Designers Want to Be When They Grow Up

Impatient Optimists | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents
Impatient Optimists

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Mikal.Danielle A few years ago, Michael John, Game Director at the Games, Learning and Assessment (Glass) Lab, and a l...

Building and Spreading Knowledge That Matters: Is Computing a Two-Edged Sword, or a Possible Solution?

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

The new literacy is digital literacy, and at its heart is coding -- computer programming and computational design.

Teen Game Designer Wins Big At STEM Challenge (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 01.15.2013 | Teen

Eli Aldinger's mom doesn't need to scold him for playing video games instead of doing his homework. For Eli, gaming is his homework. But before you as...

By Implication Talks About Their Filipino Startup Journey

Jamie Tolentino | Posted 05.27.2012 | Small Business
Jamie Tolentino

Funny thing is, computer science courses in the Philippines are rarely ever enough to get you ready for a heavy game or application development career; all our programmers have had to do a significant amount of self-teaching to get to where they are now.

WATCH: 'The Office' Video Game?

Posted 01.25.2012 | Comedy

You may be a fan of "The Office," but you're gonna be hard pressed to out-do YouTuber Blitzkrieg1981 in the dedication department. He recreated the en...

A Guide to the Top Undergraduate Game Production Programs at First Tier Universities

Rangan Anandan | Posted 10.16.2011 | College
Rangan Anandan

After many hours of searching, I've identified some of the most prestigious colleges in America with strong game production programs.

Pac-Man Is The New Teacher In Town

The Daily Camera | Posted 08.07.2011 | Denver

Rod Falk's middle school students create their own arcade classics like "Frogger," "Pac-Man" and "Space Invaders" in his computer lab. Falk, who te...

'Winning' the Higher Education Game

Zac Hill | Posted 07.10.2011 | College
Zac Hill

Clearly, the goal of the higher education system is not for everyone in America to get a JD or an MD or a Ph.D. But if you looked from a game design perspective, you'd very much think that it is.