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NYU Hockey Falls Short During Latest Game

NYU Hockey Falls Short During Latest Game

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

A recap of the weekend's NYU men's hockey game.

Freshman Jake Velvel Makes His Mark

Freshman Jake Velvel Makes His Mark

By Maddie Howard, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Freshman men's soccer player Jake Velvel produces multiple standout performances.

Men’s Soccer Dominates SUNY Maritime

Men’s Soccer Dominates SUNY Maritime

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

NYU men's soccer defeats SUNY Maritime with a 6-0 finish.

Freshman Kate Glavan Excels in Women’s Volleyball

Freshman Kate Glavan Excels in Women’s Volleyball

By Brianna Davis, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Standout freshman, Kate Glavan, shares her background with the WSN staff.

Women’s Volleyball Falls Short in Seasonal Debut

Women’s Volleyball Falls Short in Seasonal Debut

By Alex Domb, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

NYU women's volleyball falls short in first tournament to open the season.

QWOP Creator is NYU Professor

QWOP Creator is NYU Professor

By Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Features

Bennett Foddy, the inventor of QWOP, is an Assistant Arts Professor in game design at NYU's Game Center.

Tisch alumni create sci-fi game

Tisch alumni create sci-fi game

By Amanda Morris

November 24, 2014


Filed under Features

In a world saturated with entertainment apps vying for our attention, “Sunburn!,” a smartphone game designed by three NYU Tisch alumni, sets itself apart from other games by its unique combination of humor, outer space and action.

Video gamers explore diversity

Video gamers explore diversity

April 16, 2014


Filed under Arts

Different Games is an annual student- and volunteer-led conference put on by the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Integrated Media Program and the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Digital Media Program. Held at the NYU MAGNET Center on April 11 and 12, the conference brought attention t...

Arts Issue: Video games provide alternative platform for new talent

Arts Issue: Video games provide alternative platform for new talent

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

Much has been made of Andy Serkis’ work in films like “The Lord of the Rings” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Performing in a motion capture suit, Serkis has been heralded for breathing life into completely computer-generated characters, a practice that has long been used in video game...

‘Arkham Origins’ successfully works as prequel to ‘Batman’ game series

‘Arkham Origins’ successfully works as prequel to ‘Batman’ game series

November 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

While Batman has risen to the height of popularity among superheroes in popular culture — making numerous appearances in film, television and games — the “Batman: Arkham” series is, so far, the best way to be the Dark Knight besides donning the caped crusader’s cowl yourself. In “Batman: A...

‘Fables’ smoothly adapts into game series ‘Wolf Among Us’

‘Fables’ smoothly adapts into game series ‘Wolf Among Us’

October 23, 2013


Filed under Arts

With the popularity of fairy tale-themed television shows like ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” and NBC’s “Grimm,” it’s no surprise that Telltale Games has decided to adapt Bill Willingham’s hit comic book series — and The New York Times bestseller — “Fables” into a video game. Given th...

‘Beyond: Two Souls’ impresses visually, lacks in story

‘Beyond: Two Souls’ impresses visually, lacks in story

October 15, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  When developer Quantic Dream released “Heavy Rain” in 2010, it was a breath of fresh air. Rather than build a game focused on mechanics, “Heavy Rain” first and foremost served as a story with added, albeit minimal, gameplay. You didn’t so much play it as you watched it while occasional...

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