Sunday, February 22, 2009

Students in Critical Analysis of Games Blog About Games

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The students in my Critical Analysis of Games class this semester are blogging (I teach at Ithaca College and we're just starting up a new major in Game Design and Immersive Media). They have to apply the game design topics we're discussing in class to one or two games all semester. The goal is to get a really deep understanding of their game and show that they can apply the concepts in class to real world games.

They got to pick the game they wanted to analyze. Here are some of the games being studied this semester - Portal, Star Oceans 2, Psychonauts, Turok, Okami, Conkers Bad Fur Day, and Ace Attorney: Apollo Justice.

Here's a link to a list of their blogs -

A second reason for the blogs is to help them establish a professional presence. I hopt that they will keep blogging as they go through the program. They'd love some comments on their blogs if you have time to take a look.

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1 comment:

Kiara said...

I believe that this is a nice concept. And entertaining comments from other people is a way to at least be aware of publics opinion on such games. I find your subjects interesting. Game Design, its kind of complicated I suppose. I have several Download Games, if you have time, you can visit and check them out. Those are great games. Thanks!