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All In The News tagged "game design"

What Are 'Battle Royale' Games?

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed for a July 5 PhillyVoice Q&A about “battle royale” video games.

Gossamer Games is Crowdfunding $15K to Build out its Post-Apocalyptic ‘Sole’

Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center; Corey Arnold, program manager in the EGS, alumnus Thomas Sharpe; and Jake Carfagno, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, were quoted in an Aug. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an emerging sect of video games that focuses its narrative on moral, ethical and spiritual discovery and exploration rather than competition. Sharpe was quoted in a related story, about his startup company Gossamer Games, supported by the Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship and the EGS, that ran on Aug. 4 in Technically Philly.


Polygon's 50 Admirable Gaming People of 2014

Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and founder of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was featured in Polygon’s “50 Admirable Gaming People of 2014” list on Dec. 30 and Popular Science’s “The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images of the Year” on Dec. 26 for his participatory public art display that put a giant game of Tetris on Philadelphia’s Cira Centre office building.  He was also mentioned in BillyPenn.com’s “2014 in Philly Tech” list.