“Massachusetts is a leader in innovation, and advances in technology continue to rapidly change and improve many aspects of our lives today. Digital and video games, at the intersection of technology and art, play a dynamic role in this revolution with technology available in the home, workplace and the classroom.” Click here to read the full story in the Hampshire Gazette.
Rafael Anzovin wanted to make a career doing computer animation, but he didn’t want to leave the Pioneer Valley to do it. Click here to read the full story in the Springfield Republican via masslive.com.
Click here to listen to NEPR’s coverage of “Digital Games: Playing in the Valley” at Hampshire College on March 15.
MassDiGI along with the EDC of Western Massachusetts and Hampshire College to host games symposium on March 15th. Click here to read the full story at Boston.com.
Jon Radoff from Disruptor Beam and Tim Loew from MassDiGI join NECN’s TWIB hosts Paul Guzzi and Peter Howe to talk games and the economy. Click here to watch the full video at NECN.
Look around you. There’s a digital revolution happening. Digital games play a dynamic role in this uprising — at home, in the workplace, in classrooms, on the T — everywhere. A recent report in The Economist noted, “…games will be the fastest-growing and most exciting form of mass media over the coming decade.” Click here to read the full story in the WBJ.
On February 29, Lieut. Governor Timothy Murray was joined by MassDIGI on a campus visit to Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) in Boston. BHCC is home to a highly-regarded gaming and simulation program. Click here to view the video and hear the story at Charlestown Patch.
The Princeton Review has released its 2012 game program rankings and four Massachusetts colleges and universities have been listed. MIT (#2) and Becker College (#10) were both ranked as top 10 undergraduate programs and Northeastern University and WPI received honorable mentions. Also, MIT (#3) was ranked as a top 10 graduate program. Click here to read the full story in USA Today.
For the college students who’d rather play Call of Duty on a Friday night, we’ve got some good news for you. The Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) based at Becker College has just announced a new program for gamers looking to break into the interactive entertainment industry. Click here to read the full story at BostInno.