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BeatStep Cowboys wins at the Intel University Games Showcase

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At last week’s Intel University Games Showcase(IUGS), held in conjunction with the ​annual Game Developers Game Conference (GDC), ETC student project team and their game, Beatstep Cowboys, won first place in Best Game Play and second place in visual quality. Twelve of the world’s top university game design programs demonstrated their best student projects and competed… Read more »

ETC’s Schell Named HEVGA Fellow

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Press Release:  https://hevga.org/fellows/ WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 27, 2017 Today, The Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA) proudly announces their Fellows program, inducting 30 scholars into their inaugural cohort of leaders in games in higher education. Established in 2017, The Higher Education Video Game Alliance Fellows program recognizes senior scholars in the games domain who… Read more »

ETC at GDC 2017

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At next week’s Game Developer Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, the ETC will have a strong presence with alumni, faculty and over 40 students in attendance.  Here is a summary of the information gathered of the ETC participation. STUDENT PARTICIPATION Nikhil Kashyap, ETC 2017 Platinum winner for a narrative review he wrote on ‘The Walking… Read more »

ETC EXPLORES AUGMENTING REALITY

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In an article by Danielle Lehman, CMU News looks at how the ETC projects from the fall semester, mixAR and Music Everywhere used Augmented Reality not just for play. “The mixAR team studied how users interact with a virtual agent — in this case a spherical robot — to examine how an interactive agent can… Read more »

ETC student Platinum Winner in Narrative Summer poster session

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Organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) have announced the winners of the annual Student Narrative Analysis Competition and ETC student Nikhil Kashyap was named a Platinum winner for his narrative on The Walking Dead. Each year, leading game design programs at universities across the county integrate this competition into their academic curricula; participating students… Read more »

Alumni Updates – November 2016

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We love hearing from the going’s on of our ETC alumni and recently we heard from Ray Mazza (03), Arseniy Klishin (14) and Ira Fay (04). Ray Mazza writes “I recently launched an independent tablet & phone game – Merge Dragons – which I’ve been developing solo for nearly 3 years since I left the… Read more »

Student Game Design winners!

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Over the past few weeks our students have won design and people’s choice awards at international conferences for their work at the ETC. The ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY): The spring 2015 project team Kalpana, and their interactive experience ‘Injustice’ was awarded the People’s Choice award in the Student… Read more »

“Diversifying Barbie and Mortal Kombat: Intersectional Perspectives and Inclusive Designs in Gaming,”

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ETC Press is excited to announce the release of “Diversifying Barbie and Mortal Kombat: Intersectional Perspectives and Inclusive Designs in Gaming,” Yasmin B. Kafai, Gabriela T. Richard, Brendesha M. Tynes, et al. In Diversifying Barbie and Mortal Kombat, the third edited volume in the series that includes From Barbie to Mortal Kombat and Beyond Barbie… Read more »

ETC at SIGGRAPH 2016

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Once again the ETC students and alumni will be showing their work at this year’s SIGGRAPH 2016 in Anaheim, California July 24-28 .  If you are in attendance at this year’s conference, make sure to stop by and see or listen to their work.  ETC student work: In the VR VILLAGE Garden: Mixed Reality From… Read more »

ETC Faculty member featured in MIT Technology Review

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ETC Faculty member Heather Kelley is featured in an article that looks at using taste and smell to play video games. “These technologies have enormous potential for changing the way we play games—imagine savoring pixelated feasts or sniffing out stinky monsters before they attack—but incorporating taste and smell into games goes beyond just building better… Read more »

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