Gaming

Game engine, rapid prototyping key for MDM startup V7 Entertainment

Just down the street from the Centre for Digital Media, a couple of Cohort 1 graduates are making a name for themselves in Vancouver’s burgeoning digital media sector.

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Dr. Ken Perlin - NYU Prof and Centre for Digital Media advisory board member - on Games for Learning

How can game studios create games that are not only fun, but are also educational? While there have been scores of educational games released over the years, the genre seems to be lacking clear definitions of exactly what an educational game is, and what it should accomplish.

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Centre for Digital Media and Telus Help Create Animated Game and Online Videos for DreamRider Theatre

DreamRider Theatre are in two different partnerships with Telus and Centre for Digital Media to create several multimedia and online video projects.

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Alumni-built WOMP! wins Best Student Game at CVAwards

WOMP!, a popular multiplayer game developed by MDM alumni, has won Best Student Game of 2011 at the 2nd Annual Canadian Videogame Awards. 

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Insiders optimistic about the future of Vancouver’s video game sector

In an interview with Vancouver's Employment Paper, Electronic Arts spokesman Colin Macrae affirmed, "There’s no better place to get a start in the industry than with the institutions here in B.C." [Links to PDF]

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Alumni multiplayer game nominated for Best Student Game by CVAwards

WOMP!, a popular game developed by Masters of Digital Media Program alumni, is in the running for Best Student Game of 2011 at the 2nd Annual Canadian Videogame Awards. 

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Student-developed mobile game Nom Nom Rider featured on MSN's Health Tech Today

Jump over junk food and gobble up healthy treats to give you more energy to win. Fast-paced video games are the latest teaching tool, helping children learn healthy life lessons. Watch this interview with MDM student Jennifer Dowding to find out more about the game.

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Vancouver grads build game with government data

A group of Vancouver grad students are believed to be the first to use open government data for game development with TaxiCity, a Web-based driving game.

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