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No Quarter games and art exhibit crashes NYU Game Center on May 3

Heads up, the NYU Game Center is hosting the fourth annual No Quarter exhibition this Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. ET, featuring new games from Matt LoPresti, Bennett Foddy, Sophie Houlden, Nikita Mikros, and Josh DeBonis. Additionally, gaming collective Attract Mode picked a handful of artists to...

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Jordan Mechner speaking at NYU Game Center next week

Would you like to hear the (honestly) thrilling story of Prince of Persia data transfer firsthand? Jordan Mechner is speaking at NYU as part of its Game Center lecture series on Thursday, April 26. Officially, the talk will cover "his work, provide insights into his creative process, and share...

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Schafer: 'It's not that stressful to get a whole bunch of money all of a sudden'

You might be surprised to hear it, but Double Fine head Tim Schafer isn't feeling too much pressure after receiving over $3 million from fans for his upcoming adventure game. "I don't know if I could describe it ... it's kind of relaxing," he told a crowd of attendees at a New York...

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Double Fine made this bizarre and hilarious prototype for a Kinect adventure game

Double Fine's Tim Schafer was the guest of honor last evening at New York University's Game Center, joining Zynga New York's creative director (and NYU professor) Frank Lantz for an "Inside the Gamer's Studio" conversation. Schafer, however, brought more than just good conversation. He showed off...

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Skyrim takes top honors at NY Video Game Critics Circle Awards

You'd have to be a fus-ro-dummy to think that Skyrim would be through with receiving accolades. At last night's New York Video Game Critics Circle Awards, the Bethesda Game Studios-developed RPG took home yet one more, earning the "Big Apple Award for Best Game" as decided by a cabal of NY-based...

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New York University introduces MFA in 'Game Design,' starting fall 2012

New York University's Game Center, already a bastion of game development in the Northeastern US, announced this week that it will open a Master of Fine Arts program for "Game Design" in fall 2012. The Game Center's blog revealed the new program this week with a tentative description of the...

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Watch Valve's Erik Wolpaw lecture on Portal 2 development, nixed ideas

If you missed Valve writer Erik Wolpaw's talk on Portal 2 at New York University's Game Center lecture series event last Thursday, don't worry -- we've got you covered. NYU has uploaded the entirety of Wolpaw's massive, hour-plus talk and the Q&A session that followed in video form (which...

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Second annual 'No Quarter' exhibit to be held in NYC May 12

We assume that everyone reading this blog post are unswervingly hip individuals living in New York City -- if that is indeed the case, you should leave space in your social calendar for the 2nd Annual No Quarter games exhibit this coming Thursday, May 12 at 7PM EST. The event is a showcase of new...

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NYC: Portal 2 writer Erik Wolpaw speaking at NYU Game Center

You know that wonderful, memorable, hilarious experience you just had with Portal 2? Wouldn't you like to shake the hand of the dude who helped shape that excellent narrative arc? Well, we can't promise you'll be able to do just that at next Thursday's New York University lecture series talk with...

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NYC: Come watch thatgamecompany's Kellee Santiago speak at NYU's Game Center

We've told you about New York University's Game Center in the past -- remember that time when Chris Hecker brought SpyParty and talked about all sorts of stuff? -- and we're here to do just that once more. Tomorrow evening, we're hoping you'll join us and several hundred friends in Room 6 of...

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