Kotaku has a video that shows Erik Wolpaw, the writer of Portal, discussing portal 2.
Here’s a good introduction to building exhibits on Omeka.
It should come to no surprise that you can analyze portal in a class in college but we’re not the only ones doing it. Apparently all students going into Wabash College in Indiana have portal included in their required reading. … Continue reading
The Chronicle of Higher Education has an interesting article on academic libraries starting to build videogame collections: http://chronicle.com/article/Video-Game-Rooms-Become-the/127229/ …Would love to see Mason start something like this…
Just watched on the news that playstation was seriously hacked since last Wednesday and has already started to affect the 70 million users worldwide. User passwords, credit card information, and more was accessed and possibly stolen. CRAZY! (any Playstation users … Continue reading
So, this seems like the newest generation of Columbine RPG game: http://ssnat.com/about/
The link I wanted to post was this: http://www.cah.utexas.edu/projects/videogamearchive/index.php. This is a link to UT’s video game archive, and shows what they have and how they use it.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=urNyg1ftMIU&feature=related I found this video as I was trying to look for artifacts for Portal and I thought everyone might enjoy it.
After doing some searching I found that the University of Washington has a site similar to our sample reality blog (they have portal as one of their decorations) : https://depts.washington.edu/critgame/wordpress/2011/01/boy-scouts-introduces-video-game-merit-badge/ Also, in light of speaking about video games and the media … Continue reading
I found another blog post discussing video game canon. Here. I found it interesting, as does the author that real time strategy is not included in the games. Among computer gamers real time strategy is a very popular genre with … Continue reading
http://www.comicsalliance.com/2010/01/11/best-worst-comics-based-on-video-games/ http://www.gamesradar.com/f/the-10-best-comic-books-based-on-videogames/a-2010033010438266032 Here are two articles based on computer games that compare what they feel are the best and worst of video game comics. This is an interesting merging of two genres that allows comics to inform the often scant … Continue reading
Last class we spoke about the article on Henry Lowood’s game capsule. Since the article did not go in detail into the project or about Lowood’s thoughts, here is a podcast interviewing him. He goes over his background, about games … Continue reading
I realize that this post is a bit early, but I really wanted to share this link! After reading the New York Times article about the video game canon, I decided to do a little research. I went to the joystiq … Continue reading
I recently came across One Chance The basic idea is you are a scientist who cured cancer. You may have also doomed the human race. There are a series of choices to be made, and you only get one chance … Continue reading
In response to this discussion on our blog, Jason Nelson made this video: