News archive - May 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013

Entertainment Software Association of Canada article (ESAC): Canadian Video Game Industry Contributes $2.3 Billion to GDP

Ottawa International Game Conference logo.

Download the articles below, in English or in French.

English Version

French Version

For more information, visit the ESAC website.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Neil Randall's SSHRC video interview - "Partnerships for Success: Network joins Industry and Academics"

Neil Randall's SSHRC video interview.

Neil Randall, director of the University of Waterloo's Games Institute, speaks about the SSHRC Partnership Grant-funded Interactive and Multi-Modal Experience Research Syndicate (IMMERSe), a network that joins together six universities and six industry partners to conduct a variety of studies on game-player immersion and behavior. 

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Upcoming event: Brain Computer Interfacing

Brain Computer Interfacing with Josh Garofalo.

Brain Computer Interfacing with Josh Garofalo
Presented in partnership with Immerse and Games Institute
 

Waterloo Stratford Campus - Stratford, ON
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Make a Game or DIY Trying" event a huge success!

Make a Game or DIY Trying!

On Friday, April 26, Kitchener City Hall witnessed a massive turnout of game designers, artists, and enthusiasts for the first annual "Make a Game or DIY Trying" game design workshop and tournament hosted by The Games Institute. Participants came from all walks of life; high school and university students, games industry professionals, and just about anyone with a passion for gaming, a thirst for knowledge, and a desire to prove themselves worthy as game designers.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Event: The Stratford Festival

Jennifer Roberts-Smith, Andrew Matlock, and Anita Gaffney.

"Romeo and Juliet, one of Shakespeare’s most widely studied plays in school, will open at the Stratford Festival on May 1.

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