Celia Pearce, a newly appointed associate professor of game design, has spent the past three decades working in the interactive media field. But she may not have become one of the world’s leading experts on virtual worlds and multiplayer gaming if not for a prescient phone call in 1983.
A variety of video, card, and board games developed by Northeastern students were on display at the Center for the Arts’ Game Demo Day on Thursday evening.
Newly appointed Northeastern professor Stacy Marsella is a rockstar in computer science. He develops crazy algorithms that essentially read emotion in snippets of text or audio. He’s put these skilz […]
Gamers from Northeastern University and other area colleges convened at Snell Library’s Digital Media Commons this weekend for a 48-hour game-developing frenzy as part of the international event.
One of the overarching lessons I’ve learned since coming to Northeastern is that video games can be the foundation for some real learning — both in the playing and the […]
The university-wide launch of Northeastern’s $1 billion campaign served as the centerpiece of Homecoming Weekend, which brought together generations of alumni, along with current students, faculty, and staff to celebrate and showcase their Husky pride.
Research suggests that older adults maintain their happier outlook through different emotion regulation strategies. With a new grant from the National Institute on Aging, associate professor Derek Isaacowitz will examine how our multimedia choices play into that.
The rapid growth of mobile devices and big data is changing how interactive games are developed, sold, and played. Now, a new book from Northeastern faculty lays the foundation for one of the world’s most rapidly innovating fields.
Incoming freshman Jacqueline Ali is excited to embrace the university’s computer science program and explore the field’s myriad career tracks, from security to web development.
Casper Harteveld, an assistant professor of game design and interactive media, led a workshop that used a video game to develop entrepreneurial skills.