Monthly Archives: October 2012

Friday Games: Terror from the Unknown UFO

This Friday at 4pm, we’ll compare a couple of missions from the earliest X-COM games from Microprose to the most recent XCOM title from Firaxis. From saturday-morning heroes to Lovecraftian abysses to space marines, it’s neat to see what has

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Register for Futures of Entertainment 6

Registration is open for Futures of Entertainment, an annual event exploring the current state and future of media properties, brands, and audiences and the way these groups interact and intersect with one another. This year’s event, Nov. 9-10 at MIT,

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MIT Game Lab explores the potential of games and play

New laboratory opens its doors with a symposium, a festival, and seven new games MIT has established new game research facilities in the Karl Taylor Compton Laboratories (Building 26), where MIT’s first computer game, Spacewar!, was developed fifty years ago.

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