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Sep. 11, 2020 3:26 pm

Learn coding for ‘actual beginners’ from this Delaware game developer

Momiji Studios founder Matt Sharp is offering a virtual foundational coding class for any age.

Sep. 10, 2020 12:00 pm

Why Nerd Street Gamers is hosting an all-women VALORANT tournament this weekend

"The main goal is to provide a competitive platform for these teams to be seen, whether it's to showcase some badass talent, or to show a younger demographic of women gamers that there's a place at the table for them."

Jul. 22, 2020 1:51 pm

This award-winning video game designed by Drexel students shows the plight of refugees

Using a science fiction theme allowed Resilience's production team to "speak more allegorically about the refugee experience," Executive Producer Lily Lauben said.

Jun. 25, 2020 11:50 am

This SimCity-type game will help players understand urban planning via Philly open data

With a grant from the Knight Foundation, the new game being developed through Drexel University's Entrepreneurial Game Studio allows players to act as city managers in West Philadelphia's Mantua.

Nov. 13, 2019 7:35 am

CCP is hosting a conference on the connection between video games and academics

Also, learn about the history of video games, gaming communities and the psychology involved at Community College of Philadelphia's Nov. 20 event.

Nov. 8, 2019 11:02 am

JumpButton Studio’s Nicodemus Madehdou on developing a young game company in Philly

Madehdou was a freshman in high school when he cofounded the entertainment studio in 2012. Here's how the team got started and why he wants to make room for more young game developers.

Jul. 31, 2019 10:41 am

What this Penn nursing student found in his Fulbright research on gaming

For Philly's 10th anniversary, we're digging through the archives. For July, we caught up with Matthew Lee about what he learned from his 2016 studies in Australia.

Jun. 4, 2019 1:30 pm

Video games are coming to the Cira Centre — this time, designed by teens

Following record-breaking displays of years past, Drexel professor Frank Lee's Entrepreneurial Game Studio invited local middle schoolers to create original games for play on the skyscraper.

May 29, 2019 7:47 am

Why this game developer thinks Philly is ‘lucky to be an indie culture’

Julian Castillo wants more love shown for the local video game development community: "Don't count Philly out."

May 24, 2019 1:58 pm

Could Philly ever be a game development hub? Nathan Solomon says no

Philly Game Lab has been gone for three years, but the nonprofit's founder, who now heads up Blackstone LaunchPad at Jefferson, still has ideas about the local gaming community to share.

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