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.
The Bay State’s newest industry sector booster, the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI), will be holding a new game development competition called the MassDiGI Game Challenge, to be held in mid-April. Click here to read the full story in Mass High Tech.
WGBH’s Greater Boston host Emily Rooney talks about games, PAX East and MassDiGI with Jon Radoff of Disruptor Beam and Tim Loew of MassDiGI. Watch the full video below or click here.
Reed Exhibitions and PAX East have committed to Boston until 2023. Reed will contribute $325K to MassDiGI over that time period. Click here to read the full story.
PAX EAST CONTRIBUTES $325,000 TO MASSACHUSETTS DIGITAL GAMES INSTITUTE
PAX East organizers Reed Exhibitions invest in Massachusetts digital games education and economy
Worcester, Mass., February 15, 2012 –PAX East announced its investment in digital games education and industry in Massachusetts today with a contribution of $325,000 to the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (Mass DiGI), located at Becker College. The funds will be distributed over 11 years, with $50,000 in the first year. Click here to read the full press release.
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The video game business is trying to move to the next level in Massachusetts. How much of a helping hand will state government offer?
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