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Boston Indies: August Demo Night

Sponsored by the MIT Game Lab

The MIT Game Lab is happy to host the Boston Indies group this August for their monthly meeting. This month features their regular Demo Night

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Play Labs 2018 Open House

On Tuesday, July 3rd, we’re inviting the public to test the latest products and games created by the companies we’re hosting at Play Labs!

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CMS/W Colloquium: The Adventures of Ms. Meta: Celebrating the Female Superhero Through Digital Gaming

The importance of female superheroes in Western culture cannot be ignored. From Wonder Woman in the 1940s to Captain Marvel in the 2010s, the inspiration and cultural impact these representations of heroism provide fans regardless of gender are undeniable. While there is a wealth of research examining the representation of the female superhero and how this speaks to perceptions of femininity across the past eighty years, its focus is often the prevalence of stereotypical over authentic depictions, and the harmful effects of this on society.

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Play Day at the MIT Museum

Play around with games and more from the MIT Game Lab, Education Arcade, Learning Games Network, EyeWire and others. Featured demonstrations and hands-on activities are designed especially for teens.

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