Drexel and Chemical Heritage Foundation Mix Artifacts With Mobile Gaming to Create History of Alchemy Experience

DrexelNOW, December 18, 2017 Original article The Chemical Heritage Foundation wants to set the record straight about alchemy. The medieval practice, often perceived as a dark art or pseudoscience, actually helped form the process of scientific experimentation and influenced our modern understanding of chemistry and medicine. On its quest to shed light on alchemy, the […]

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Drexel team qualifies for finals

March 17 by Maggie Fedorocsko Sole, a mobile game produced by Drexel University students, recently qualified as one of 150 finalists for the 2016 International Mobile Gaming Awards. The game was one of 3,000 total entries and was up against world-renowned mobile games such as Pokemon Go. Thomas Sharpe, who graduated Drexel last June with […]

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Going toe-to-toe with ‘Pokemon Go’

Going toe-to-toe with ‘Pokemon Go’ February 15 by Britt Faulstick Imagine you’re a student game developer and your first game is mentioned along with the likes of video game royalty like the Mario Brothers and Pokemon. That’s the case for a student company from Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio and Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, whose first […]

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‘Surreal’ video game hatched at Drexel earns acclaim

  ‘Surreal’ video game hatched at Drexel earns acclaim On a journey through darkness, your goal is to make light. February 16, 2017 by Tom Avril Video game as therapy? Thomas Sharpe says that was not his intent. But there is no denying the soothing quality of a new game from this 2016 Drexel University […]

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Hiring For Several Research Projects

The Entrepreneurial Game Studio is looking for talented Drexel students interested in contributing to Skyscraper Games, Hacktion, and War of the Worlds! Each position is part-time and paid, rewarding students for dedicating up to 20 hours per week to any of the projects. A brief description of each position can be found below, and click […]

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Playing the feminist game – Anita Sarkeesian talks on gender in video game culture at ExCITe Center

  Playing the feminist game – Anita Sarkeesian talks on gender in video game culture at ExCITe Center February 25, 2016 by Nicolena Stiles In the world of video game journalism and review, there is one name that everyone knows: Anita Sarkeesian. She became famous in 2012, when she initiated a Kickstarter campaign to raise […]

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Philadelphia Students to Design Skyscraper-Size Video Games

Philadelphia Students to Design Skyscraper-Size Video Games December 9, 2015 Starting this winter, more than 100 middle-school students from Philadelphia schools and community groups will try their hand at being video game designers, with an opportunity to play their games on one of the biggest screens imaginable: a 29-story building covered with LEDs. Drexel University’s […]

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Why Drexel’s Frank Lee is involved in a televised athletic competition for veterans

Why Drexel’s Frank Lee is involved in a televised athletic competition for veterans Adding eSports to tonight’s Triumph Games is about making sure video games are accessible for everyone. “We have to think more about Universal Access,” Lee said.                                       […]

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