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UCSC ranks second in Top 25 Public Game Design Colleges in US

(Source: Animation Career Review) April 30, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA #2 University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California (top 4% of schools..

April 30, 2019

Game Developer Robin Hunicke to Appear on ‘Project Runway’

By Stefani Fogel Variety April 16, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo source: Robin Hunicke) Game developer Robin Hunicke is appearing as a guest judge on..

April 16, 2019

Runner3 – Now with more FLAVORS!

(Source: Runner3 blog) November 6, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA I know we’ve been relatively quiet lately, but that’s because we’ve been hard at work on a..

November 6, 2018

We’re making a Bubsy game! No, seriously!

(Source: Choice Provisions Blog) November 6, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA Hey everyone! Long time, no blog post–forgive us! As some of you social media..

November 6, 2018

Team creates Stumpjumper videogame for Specialized bicycle company

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz November 6, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA When the bicycle company Specialized wanted a videogame to accompany the introduction of..

November 6, 2018

Meet Mappy, a Software System That Automatically Maps Old-School Nintendo Games

By Jacob Brogan September 21, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: As these images generated from Super Mario Bros. show, Mappy can figure out..

September 21, 2017

Impressions – Thimbleweed Park (Switch)

(Source: September 21, 2017 — Felton, CA [Editor’s note: Read past Santa Cruz Tech Beat articles about Thimbleweeed..

September 21, 2017

The Retro Challenges of Runner3

By Jason Cirillo Choice Provisions October 6, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: Santa Cruz Tech Beat published Gaijin Games Reborn, 7/17/14,..

October 6, 2016

Robin Hunicke Wants to Change Video Games, But She Can’t Do It Alone

By Mike Diver UK Editor, VICE Gaming August 9, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Robin Hunicke in 2009, photographed during her time working at..

August 9, 2016

Trainwreck Games wins game design competition At E3

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz June 23, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Trainwreck Games, a UCSC team of students, won the Social Connection GameJam..

June 23, 2016

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