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May 2, 2017
  • Val Waldron
Late in the Winter term, several students from Kelli Wood's class (HISTART 194: Video Games - Cultures in Play) presented their final projects in the Duderstadt Gallery, in an exhibition entitled, "Are Video Games Art?" The exhibition included several meaningful presentations, and highlighted some of the game systems in the CVGA. We wanted to share some pictures from the event with you.
October 4, 2016
  • Val Waldron
Are you interested in computer & video games, board games, comics and related geekery and are looking for student organizations on campus that support your hobbies? We thought we'd list a few to give you some ideas.
Pokemon Go Screen
July 15, 2016
  • Val Waldron
Have you noticed more people than usual walking around town while looking at their phones? This is thanks to last week’s U.S. release of Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go is currently the most-popular augmented reality (AR) game available on Apple and Android mobile devices, and it’s getting people to go outside and get active.
Game Design Jam Poster
April 4, 2016
  • Val Waldron
Here's a game design event happening on central campus that we wanted to make you aware of.
August 31, 2015
  • Val Waldron
We'd like to welcome new and returning students to campus this week by holding a Super Smash Bros. tournament! We'll also have other casual gaming opportunities, including Splatoon for the Wii U. We'll be partnering with Ann Arbor District Library as we share information about local gaming on and off campus at your local libraries.

The event is free, and we're offering prizes for the winners of the tournament. Hope you can join us!
April 2, 2015
  • Val Waldron
The Computer & Video Game Archive participated in the UMSI Makerfest this afternoon, an effort to "try out the latest technology, engage in creative activities and learn more about the new Bachelor of Science in Information."

We were eager to show a few newly acquired games, including Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Wind Waker HD.
March 18, 2015
  • Val Waldron
Our own Lisa Nakamura will be giving a talk in the Hatcher Gallery on Friday April 3. Hope you can make it!
April 10, 2014
  • Val Waldron
Led by Music Director Tristan Rais-Sherman, the Michigan Pops Orchestra presents Game of Pops on Sunday April 13th Michigan Theater.
March 31, 2014
  • Val Waldron
We'd like to pass along an upcoming opportunity for those who are interested in educational games and game design on campus: Game Design Jam!
March 27, 2014
  • Val Waldron
We'd like to spread the word about a game-related music class being taught again in the Fall: MUSPERF 300: Video Game Music.