Category Archives: Articles

Energy-Themed Video Games

Celia Pearce discusses how video games can lead to real-world energy solutions:   http://www.energynow.com/video/2011/12/05/energy-themed-video-games

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Atari Article

http://www.portfolio.com/views/blogs/the-tech-observer/2011/12/01/atari-hire-makes-move-towards-mobile-game-markets#ixzz1fcqaqikT

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What is a Game?

Here is an excerpt from Imaginary Games: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6555/what_is_a_game_an_excerpt_from_.php

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How to do Things with Video Games

Check out this interview with Professor Ian Bogost about video games: http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidewalt/2011/11/17/how-to-do-things-with-videogames-ian-bogost/

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CNN features Blair MacIntyre’s augmented reality

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2011/11/16/ac-sandusky-victim-one-mother-nbc-intvu.cnn

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Real-life Angry Birds on MIT Quad

http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2011/11/10/angry-birds-comes-to-life-on-mit-quad?PageNr=1

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Indiecade and JS Joust

Indiecade wrapped up recently.  Here is an article about some of the  cool games they featured: http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2011/10/indiecade-2011-inspired-by-design.html

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Gamification in Australia

We’re not the only ones who think games are cool; check it out!   http://www.smh.com.au/national/education/studys-the-name-of-the-game-20111016-1lrfy.html

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Video Games used for ICU physical therapy

If anyone ever gives you a hard time about video games, show them this link:   http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2011/10/08/Video-games-used-for-ICU-physical-therapy/UPI-15591318047190/#ixzz1aNMZG7Q9

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Ian Bogost’s Latest Book

Check out this article featuring Ian Bogost’s research in video games. http://www.austinchronicle.com/books/2011-09-30/book-review/

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