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Robin Hunicke to host Game Developers Choice Awards

By Scott Rappaport UC Santa Cruz March 1, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Robin Hunicke’s acclaimed PC and VR game, Luna, has been nominated for a..

March 1, 2018

Games and Playable Media faculty to discuss future trends at IndieCade Festival

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz October 3, 2017 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: A SceneSampler player tried to capture a quiet scene in New York City during..

October 3, 2017

UCSC ranked among top schools for game design

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz March 25, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA As in past years, UC Santa Cruz is featured on Princeton Review’s 2016 lists for top..

March 25, 2016

UCSC Hires Game Designer Erin Robinson Swink as Creative Director of Master’s Program

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz December 16, 2015 — Santa Cruz, CA The Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz has hired acclaimed independent game..

December 17, 2015

Can Great Game Design be Taught?

By Johnny Cullen (Photo above: UC Santa Cruz game design program head Brenda Romero along with husband and fellow head of the program John Romero...

September 3, 2015

Journey to the corner store andmaybetheywontkillyou

By Leigh Alexander (Photo above: Kym Dominique-Ferguson runs the ‘andmaybetheywontkillyou’ game at Princess of Arcade in Montreal...

August 19, 2015

The Sammy Awards 2015: Annual Event Showcases Best Games

By Tom Beeman June 6, 2015 – Santa Cruz, CA An annual showcase of the best games created by UCSC undergraduate students The 2015 Sammy Awards Hosted by UCSC..

June 6, 2015

UCSC Games and Playable Media Programs take it to the Next Level

by Grace Lukach Exploring the three different degree options: undergraduate, masters, and doctorate. The First Level With electronic music bumping in the..

May 15, 2014

Garden of Gaming in Santa Cruz is Tilled and Ready for Growth

by Sara Isenberg Publisher, Santa Cruz Tech Beat Exploring the local gaming wave With the Princeton Review’s announcement that UC Santa Cruz’s Games and..

April 15, 2014

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