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New database sheds light on Michigan’s videogame boom

The Michigan Game Studios database, developed by lecturer Austin Yarger, helps organize the state’s rapidly growing scene.
Ann Arbor SPARK: February 2, 2021

XR internships create new reality for Ann Arbor tech ecosystem

Ann Arbor has developed a robust ecosystem for growing industries like XR. An internship program co-designed by Austin Yarger is helping connect U-M students to this ecosystem.

Undergrad game developers sign video game development deal

This is the first time that a team from EECS 494 has signed a funded publishing deal.

Undergraduate student teams create two new video games over the summer

The games were conceived and developed by teams of students working remotely during the summer of Covid.

New browser strategy game has players tackle real-life bat catastrophe

As a fungal infection ravages bat populations, the new game hopes to promote public awareness of ongoing research to combat the issue.

Computer Games course continues growth, experimentation

EECS 494’s final group project requires the students to cover all phases of game development.

Students develop games, build audiences in largest computer game course yet

EECS 494 uses game design to teach its students broader lessons about iteration in software development

CSE welcomes 9 new faculty

Get to know the new arrivals.

Computer Games Showcase Highlights New Games Built by CS Seniors

Attendees wade into a CS mosh pit and play the final projects developed by computer science seniors in EECS 494, Computer Game Design and Development.