Category Archives: News

Dr. Pearce quoted in IGN on Indie Games as a Genre

IGN has an article up called The ‘Indie’ Delusion: The Gaming Category that Doesn’t Exist, which debates the usefulness and descriptive power of the word “indie” as a social and genre category.

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TechDrawl on Art History of Games

TechDrawl has posted video highlights from the Art History of Games conference on their website; this requires Flash to view.

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Bogost on Zynga at GDC

CNET.com interviews Ian Bogost for an article about Zynga’s reception at the 2010 Game Developer’s Conference.

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Bogost on Gaming Degrees at Tech

NPR interviews Ian Bogost on his Atari course and the popularity of video game degrees.

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Game Developer Magazine on Art History of Games

Game Developer Magazine has an article in their latest issue on the success of the Art History of Games conference.  A subscription is required to read the article.

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Celia Pearce on the Passing of There.com

GamaSutra features a guest article by Celia Pearce, reflecting on the closing of There.com.

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Bogost on Apps for Healthy Games

Network World interviews Ian Bogost on the White House’s App for Healthy Games challenge and Kotaku reprints Bogost’s blog post on the issue.

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The Art History of Games: February 4-6, 2010

Register now for The Art History of Games, a symposium and exhibition jointly organized by SCAD Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology! February 4-6, 2010 Rich Auditorium at the High Museum of Art 1280 Peachtree St N.E., Atlanta GA … Continue reading

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Article on the Art History of Games

accessAtlanta has an article about the philosophy behind the Art History of Games conference currently running from Feb. 4-6.

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Bogost on Microtransactions for Charity

GOOD interviews Bogost on Zynga’s extension of the established microtransaction model to an in-game fundraiser for the relief effort following the earthquake in Haiti.

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