And the Vilcek Prize goes to…(1/28/2014)

We are proud to announce that our alumna and Visiting Scholar Yasaman Hashemian is a 2014 recipient of the Vilcek Foundation prize for Creative Promise in design.

Alumni Out & About (11/5/2013)

Erin Reynold’s thesis game Nevermind was featured on Gamasutra (Oct 29, 2013). Erin and her team have gone around the US and the world virtually with press and awards this year.  We hope this new Kickstarter campaign for horror video games will get funded so that Nevermind can be shown to audiences in film festivals and other film channel distribution formats.

NEWS: Siggraph 2013 Report (7/28/2013)

Team Skyfarer had a blast setting up for SIGGRAPH 2013 in Anaheim this week. With over 150 people visiting the booth to be exercised, we feel energized to continue development of the game. USC News covered USC’s presence at SIGGRAPH, as did Venture Beat and iMedia Connection.  

Presentations, Publications & Honors (June/July, 2013)

We are pleased to announce that CM&BHC faculty, students and alumni have been very productive and recognized for their efforts through the following activities: For SIGGRAPH 2013, CM&BHC is showcasing  Skyfarer: A Mixed Reality Shoulder Exercise Game (with bonus Studio Talk [1]) at Emerging Technologies. Erin Reynolds ’13 is presenting a poster for NeverMind and is an ACM Student Research Semi-Finalist. Xuan Li ’13 gave an interview with GameScenes.org on his MFA thesis project, Blowing Blues. Jason Mathias won The People’s Choice Award at the…

NEWS: Nevermind heads to Games for Change (June 17-19, 2013)

Congrats to Erin Reynolds and her team for being a finalist for Games for Change for Nevermind!