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  • Blog Post: These Six Winners From The Pokémon Art Academy Competition Will Be Made Into Custom Pokémon Cards

    Today Nintendo revealed the six winning illustrations from the recent Pokémon Art Academy competition. The drawings, featured in the gallery below, were all created with the 3DS game Pokémon Art Academy. Of the winning six, half belong to the Dress-Up Pikachu category and half are from... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Teaches Capitalism In Super Mario Bros. 2 Video

    Technically it's actually YouTube channel Wisecrack , but it uses Super Mario Bros. 2 as a groundwork for delivering an overview of capitalism. You can check out the video below from creators Matt Reichle and Jared Bauer, and their narrator Nathan Lowe. The video discusses the assorted theories of... More
  • Blog Post: Obama Credits Video Games As A Reason To Introduce Programming Education

    In a Google+ Fireside Hangout on February 18, President Obama stated that video games could be a good way to attract children to computer programming. President Obama said that introducing computer programming in elementary schools makes sense because children nowadays are knowledgeable about the internet... More
  • Blog Post: EA Planning To Launch Educational SimCity Website Alongside Game

    Electronic Arts has announced that it will be creating a website, SimCityEDU.org , that teachers who use SimCity for educational purposes can look to as a resource in the classroom. The site will offer educators the ability to create and share lesson plans that are built around SimCity. The SimCityEDU... More
  • Blog Post: Sackboy Comes To UK Classrooms

    Sony is pushing education in a recent LittleBigPlanet 2-based initiative. In the UK, the company is launching the Teacher Pack and they'd like to have it in schools by the beginning of the summer term in May. It features instructions for teachers and demonstrations of how the game can be used in... More
  • Blog Post: Thinking About Attending A Video Game School? Read This First

    If you watch any amount of television, you already know there are hundreds of schools offering video game education programs. However, many of these fly-by-night operations might fail to really prepare you for the challenging world of video game design, programming, or art. We recently spoke with Raymond... More
  • Blog Post: Game School DigiPen Moves Into Huge New Facility

    While there are hundreds of game development education programs in the U.S., Redmond, Washington-based DigiPen Institute of Technology has established itself as one of the most respected since it was founded in 1988. Today, DigiPen celebrates the opening of its brand new, 100,000 square foot campus in... More
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