U of U creates new video game to help kids with cancer – U News Center

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From U News Center – Sept. 26, 2011 Even super heroes need a chance to get better, especially if they’ve been fighting their arch-nemesis and a robotic crab that just won’t go away. At least, that’s the premise behind a video game developed at the University of Utah to help children with cancer during their treatment. In an exciting collaboration …

Utah's video game industry scoring big points, but trying to move up to the next level – Deseret News

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By Geoffrey Fattah, Deseret News Published: Monday, Aug. 22 2011 5:39 p.m. MDT SALT LAKE CITY — Hunched over a laptop with a colleague, second-year computer science graduate student Brandon Davies focuses on incorporating animation into a video game he is developing to make enemy robot crabs move menacingly. The code is in the program, but the crabs just sit …

Video game popularity spurs increased demand for game degree programs across the country – PR Newswire

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[more link=”http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/video-game-popularity-spurs-increased-demand-for-game-degree-programs-127933938.html” target=”_blank” ]From PR Newswire[/more] More Than 340 Programs in Game Design, Development and Programming Offered in 45 states WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The number of programs in video game design, development and programming continues to rise at American colleges, universities, art and trade schools across the country. According to new research from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), American colleges and …