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Friday, April 13, 2018

Stitch Media Game developed in partnership with GI reserachers part of Project Zanzibar

Rival Books of Aster logo

Rival Books of Aster, a game developed by Stitch Media in collaboration with Games Institute researchers Adam Bradley (English) and Jonathan Rodriguez (Computer Science), has been selected to work with one of the earliest prototypes of Project Zanzibar revealed

Friday, March 16, 2018

Using Virtual Reality To Help Older Adults

As a Master’s candidate in Systems Design Engineering, and researcher at the Games Institute, Mahzar Eisapour teamed up with the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and exercise therapist Laura Domenicucci to design an alternate world for people with dementia.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Games Institute Exhibit at THEMUSEUM


The exhibit “INTERPLAY: Thinking Through Games” launches at THEMUSEUM on Friday, January 26, 2018-Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Persuasive games to change unhealthy habits

Rita Orji picture

The GI’s own Rita Orji is making waves in the area of persuasive computer games, where she works as a computer science researcher. Orji investigates the various areas and components of personality types and how they are depicted in the literature, with the aim to create interactive persuasive computer games that are tailored to a person’s motivational style.