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Esports Blizzard Games

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The University of Utah’s nationally-ranked Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) video game design program are announcing today that Blizzard Entertainment’s wildly popular multiplayer titles Overwatch and Hearthstone will be official varsity games in Utah’s new collegiate esports program! “These are two of the biggest esports titles in the world and on our campus,” said A.J. Dimick, EAE esports director of …

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Student Games at Terminus

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Three of our student games, RoBros, Shadowscrapers and Trapped With the Dolls, have been invited to participate as finalists in the Terminus Conference + Festival coming up this June in Atlanta! Wish our teams luck! We’re very proud of what they’ve accomplished so far.

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EAE #2 in Top 50

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The University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) video game design program continues to rack up the accolades. According to a new survey by Animation Career Review, an online resource for careers in animation, game development and digital art, EAE was ranked No. 2 in the country for the Top 50 Game Design Schools and Colleges in the U.S. …

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More Than Entertainment

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Look, Mom! We made the front page! Deseret News came to hang with us on EAE Launch Day and talk games. We walked them through what our process is like for game development, and we took them to The GApp Lab to show them the flourishing field of serious games. To read their article, titled “U. Game Development Program Creating …

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Zbrush Demo with Shane Olson

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Zbrush Character Sculpting DemoDate: April 18th, 2PM Location: EAE Games Studio (Building 72, level 2) Open to the public Description: Join us this Tuesday for a demonstration of how to create stylized characters for games and toys in Zbrush! Bio: Shane Olson is a character artist with 17+ years in the gaming industry. He worked at Disney Avalanche Studios as ...
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EAE Lecture Series – “Quest for the Money Tree”

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You’ve landed a new job at a great game studio, but you don’t understand some of the decisions being made. Is the management team wrong, or is there something you aren’t seeing? Money is a factor driving most decisions in the video game industry, but very few game makers know how it really works. This talk will explore the ins …

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EAE Launch Party ’17

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Play all the Masters and Undergrad games being published this year! Click here to view the full list of games. A hand-curated selection of current projects from The GaPP Lab: Educational virtual reality game that allows diabetic patients to visualize, understand, and interact with their diabetes health data in virtual reality. HoloLens application for amputees that provides relief from phantom …