“The latest Black Mirror series from Charlie Brooker presents, despite its transition to Netflix, another unsettling collection of future shock nightmares drawn from consumer technology and social media trends. The second episode, Playtest, has an American tourist lured to a British game development studio to test a new augmented-reality horror game that engages directly with [...]
7th IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Games, Entertainment, Media Conference 14 – 16 October 2015, Toronto
it’s very expensive, but maybe you’d be able to sneak in for a talk ;) … it’s an interesting lineup for future cinema-related materials:
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8:30- 11:30 Tutorials and Workshops
Workshop Game UI Design, Evaluation, and User Research
Tutorial Gamification: How to Gamify Learning and Instruction
Tutorial Gaming & Law – It´s part of the game, so what should [...]
The prototype AquaTop display uses whitened water as an interactive screen – the most “immersive” media ever!
Developed by the Koike Laboratory at the University of Electronic Communications, Tokyo.
What would a perfect world look like for you?
What if you could be invincible, immortal, all knowing? What if everyone else was as well? Would you want to be special?
What about your own universe, where you could live your wildest dreams?
All of this would be possible in the future. And possibly before [...]
In his book The Art of Immersion, Frank Rose focuses and emphasizes on a new process and goal of storytelling and seems to question how stories are told across various media. The book is essentially about how the Internet is changing storytelling and altering how we tell stories. We are continuously going towards more non-linear [...]
Now we can begin Phase Two of operations. <maniacal laugh>
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The following videos appear courtesy of some late night Googling and the discovery of Grégoire Cliquet’s READi Design Lab at L’École de design Nantes Atlantique in France. (If anyone’s curious, I was looking into how to VR-enable something like Gephi but it’s not that easy.)
SCOPE – Augmented Reality Toys.v3 from Frantz Lasorne on Vimeo.
leARn physics [...]
since our game week is coming up, thought I’d post an interesting blogpost linked to from some good sites…
Games For Change is offering 10% off registration for their annual festival, to be held on May 27-29 in New York City. The discount code for registration is 125489HS.
Please forward widely, and contact Mark@GamesForChange.org with any questions.
Jonathan E. Tarr
HASTAC Project Manager
Please join us for the 2009 Sixth Annual Games for Change Festival, May 27 – [...]
There is a research project here at york using a version of mscapes – Il tell youa bit about it next week. article has link to a video from the Tower of London ghost game.
HP Gets Serious with Gaming
The computer and printer manufacturer unveils a handful of technologies that it hopes will shake up [...]