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Game Studio Seniors Present Capstone Games

On November 25, game studio seniors presented the 23 capstone games that they’ve been working on for the past semester with their teams. A panel of game professors selected 8 games to move forward to next semester. Students who worked on the games that have been cut will join the teams that moved forward. Next semester, the 8 teams will present their polished games.

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Game Studio Donates Retired Computers

The Game Studio at Champlain College donated ten (10) retired custom-built game development computer systems to Generator, a combination of artist studios, classrooms, and a business incubator located in the South End. Generator Director Chris Thompson said the donated computers will substantially improve the computing capacity of the community maker lab and run the latest […]

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2016 Game Studio Senior Show

2016 GAME STUDIO SENIOR SHOW Eight games, representing a variety of genres, were selected to be showcased at Champlain College’s annual Game Studio Senior Show & Reception. The show is one of the College’s signature events. Game industry recruiters from all over the U.S. and Montreal attend to scout emerging talent. The event features a presentation […]

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Champlain Game Studio Wins at GameFest 2016

Champlain’s Game Studio joined six other area schools at the 2016 GameFest, winning awards for “Excellence in Peripherals” with Dan Shredder in Hellzone and “Excellence in Tactical Gameplay” with Presidium.   Champlain competed agains RPI, RIT, Becker College, Quinnipiac University, Drexel University, and WPI. Each school was allowed to submit up to four titles to the competition, with […]

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Game Studio Senior Show

On Friday April 29, 74 seniors from across four game studio majors will showcase their games to recruiters from 11 companies, including: Ubisoft, Behaviour, Aptitude X, Bug Tracker, Turbine, Vicarious Visions, Tuque Games, Hibernum, Game Theory, Toonuva, and Sledgehammer. Vicarious Visions Lead Artist, John Paul Rhinemiller,  will be the Keynote Speaker. Watch the Game Studio Senior Show starting at […]

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Vicarious Visions Attends Champlain Career Fair

Vicarious Visions, an Activision game studio based in Albany, NY, attended Champlain’s Career Fair on March 28, 2016. Vicarious Visions staff members met with over 90 game studio students, and conducted interviews for Quality Assurance testing positions with ten seniors over a two day period. Quality Assurance testing are ideal entry point positions for careers in the game industry. By the end […]

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Game Studio Students Attend GDC in San Francisco

Twenty Game Studio seniors and several faculty and staff traveled to San Francisco to attend the Game Developers Conference (GDC), network, and make game industry connections. All game programs were represented as students from Game Design, Game Art & Animation, Game Programing, and Management of Creative Media received scholarships in support of their conference attendance. The Game […]

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Game Design Program Ranked 13 by Princeton Review

Champlain College’s undergraduate Game Design program is ranked #13 in The Princeton Review’s “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design for 2016.” The top 50 schools were chosen based on a survey of 150 institutions in the U.S., Canada and abroad offering game design degree programs or courses. The Princeton Review survey gathered a wide range of data, including the schools’ game design […]

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Game Studio Senior Show 2016

Game Studio Seniors are developing nine games, representing a variety of genres, that are selected to be showcased at the Senior Game Show on April 29, 2016, in the Alumni Auditorium. The show is one of the College’s signature events. Game industry recruiters from all over the U.S. and Montreal attend to scout emerging talent. […]

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Game Studio Takes Top Prize at GameFest 2015

Champlain’s Game Studio We Love Nuclear Armageddon wins First Place at GameFest 2015, an annual regional competition hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and sponsored by Activision’s Vicarious Visions. Congratulations to all Game Studio students and faculty for making the Game Studio 10th Anniversary an even greater success! Champlain’s iPhony wins the Audience Choice award for Most Innovative Game! Hyper Syntax and Professor Stretch also participated in this competitive field […]

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