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Inside Drexel's Entrepreneurial Game Studio

Drexel's Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center was featured on the Feb. 20 episode of NBC Sports Philadelphia's "FTW Philly." Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was interviewed along with Chris McCole, a research programer at EGS, and alumnus Thomas Sharpe.

Theatre Exile’s Timely Play About Isolation and Gaming Culture Kicks off Its First Virtual Season

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Dec. 3 Technically Philly story about a new play, on which Lee consulted, about an aspiring game developer navigating the independent game industry.

When Speculative Technology Meets West Philly

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in an Oct. 5 Generocity story about innovative technology helping West Philadelphia. Lee's SIM-PHL urban planning game was featured in the story.

Civil Dialogue: How Do We Talk To Each Other?

Civil Dialog, an interactive, digital art installation created by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was featured in a Sept. 25 WHYY “Radio Times” episode about how to have conversations with people you disagree with.

This Drexel Prof Says Twitter Is Uncivil. So He’s Projecting Your Tweets on a Building

Civil Dialog, an interactive, architectural digital art installation on Nesbitt Hall this Thursday, designed by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and the director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was featured in a Sept. 21 Technically Philly story. The project is one of the featured events during Philly Tech Week.

What Would Philly Look Like If Urbanists Ran the City?

Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation and Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in a story in the September 2020 edition of Philadelphia magazine speculating on what the city would look like if it was run by urbanists. The piece mentions "SIM-PHL," an urban planning game created by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center.

This Art Project Will Use a 7-Story Building as a Sounding Board for Community Voices

“Civil Dialog,” a project led by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was featured in an Aug. 12 Technically Philly post. The project will turn Nesbitt Hall into an interactive public art installation and canvass for conversation this week.

This SimCity-type Game Will Help Players Understand Urban Planning Via Philly Open Data

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a June 25 Technically Philly story about his Knight Foundation-funded project to build a SimCity-style video game driven by Philadelphia’s publicly available data and set in the city’s Mantua neighborhood.

Skyscraper Games

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 20 TIME for Kids feature about his Skyscraper Games for Kids project that enabled local middle school students to create video games and play them on the 29-story LED array of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Centre office building.

Local Kids Make Their Video Games Skyscraper Size

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 14 Metro Kids story about his Skyscraper Games by Kids educational outreach project that helped teach local middle school students how to code video games, that they then played on the 29-story LED array of Brandywine Realty Trust's Cira Centre office building. 

Skyscraper-sized video games — with a twist — will set new record

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 7 Philadelphia Business Journal story about his Skyscraper Games by Kids project that will turn the 29-story Cira Centre office building into the world’s largest video game display on Monday, June 10.

Video games are coming to the Cira Centre — this time, designed by teens

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 4 Technically Philly story about his skyscraper games educational outreach project in which EGS students and staff worked with local middle school students and their teachers to create video games that will be played on LED array of the Cira Centre office building as part of the opening celebration for Drexel Square park on June 10. The project was also mentioned in a June 4 Curbed Philadelphia post about the opening of Drexel Square.