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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.

Incubator features NYU developers

Incubator features NYU developers

By Kirsten Rischert-Garcia, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Official launch of the eight games in the 2015 NYU Game Center Incubator.

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.

Game Center Incubator highlights variety of student work

Game Center Incubator highlights variety of student work

By Sophie Ding, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2014


Filed under Features

NYU Game Center Incubator showcased the first generation of games created by graduate students in NYU’s Game Center MFA program.

Expanding game center seeks to attract game designers with scholarship

Expanding game center seeks to attract game designers with scholarship

October 10, 2013


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The NYU Game Center, in collaboration with the international game festival IndieCade, will be offering a $25,000 scholarship program for its MFA program in game design, according to a recent announcement from the Game Center. Students are eligible for the scholarship if they have created a game t...

Game Center heads to Brooklyn, finds new home at MAGNET Center

Game Center heads to Brooklyn, finds new home at MAGNET Center

September 5, 2013


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Just last semester the NYU Games Library, the centerpiece of the NYU Game Center, squeezed a collection of consoles, gaming PCs and games into what now looks like a small lobby in the basement of the Tisch building at 721 Broadway. The Game Center was established in 2008 as a part of the Tisch Sch...

NYU gaming institute to open in Brooklyn

NYU gaming institute to open in Brooklyn

April 3, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Students and video gamers can become one at NYU’s Media and Games Network, a Brooklyn facility that will bridge the gap between NYU and the Polytechnic Institute of NYU through different aspects of game studies. Housed in the MetroTech Center and set to open in fall 2013, MAGNET will offer b...