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Heads up, the NYU Game Center is hosting the fourth annual No Quarter exhibition this Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. ET, featuring new games from Matt LoPresti, Bennett Foddy, Sophie Houlden, Nikita Mikros, and Josh DeBonis. Additionally, gaming collective Attract Mode picked a handful of artists to crea...

May 1st 2013 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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Would you like to hear the (honestly) thrilling story of Prince of Persia data transfer firsthand? Jordan Mechner is speaking at NYU as part of its Game Center lecture series on Thursday, April 26.Officially, the talk will cover "his work, provide insights into his creative process, and share stori...

April 18th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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You'd have to be a fus-ro-dummy to think that Skyrim would be through with receiving accolades. At last night's New York Video Game Critics Circle Awards, the Bethesda Game Studios-developed RPG took home yet one more, earning the "Big Apple Award for Best Game" as decided by a cabal of NY-based ga...

February 3rd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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New York University's Game Center, already a bastion of game development in the Northeastern US, announced this week that it will open a Master of Fine Arts program for "Game Design" in fall 2012. The Game Center's blog revealed the new program this week with a tentative description of the progra...

December 13th 2011 at 10:58pm 0 Comments
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We assume that everyone reading this blog post are unswervingly hip individuals living in New York City -- if that is indeed the case, you should leave space in your social calendar for the 2nd Annual No Quarter games exhibit this coming Thursday, May 12 at 7PM EST. The event is a showcase of new...

May 7th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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You know that wonderful, memorable, hilarious experience you just had with Portal 2? Wouldn't you like to shake the hand of the dude who helped shape that excellent narrative arc? Well, we can't promise you'll be able to do just that at next Thursday's New York University lecture series talk with...

April 29th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If you live in the New York City area and still haven't visited NYU's Game Center for one reason or another, well, we're very disappointed in you. Luckily, several upcoming opportunities to head down and geek out amongst colleagues were announced on the Game Center's blog, starting tonight with a...

February 24th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Speaking to a packed room at New York University's Game Center last week, developer Chris Hecker -- a man perhaps best known for giving ... impassioned rants -- detailed his "depth first, accessibility later" approach to development of his latest project, SpyParty. The game is a twist on the Turi...

November 22nd 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments