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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.

Dec. 14, 2018 1:38 pm

A museum exhibit on LGBTQ video games, co-curated by a Temple prof, is now live in Berlin

Temple University professor Adrienne Shaw served as guest curator for “Rainbow Arcade.”

Aug. 8, 2018 10:04 am

CS:GO community comes to Northern Liberties for Fragadelphia

Three days of “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” drew 200+ gamers and $33,000 in prize money.

Jul. 13, 2018 11:38 am

There’s an esports summer camp for kids, and yoga and nutrition are part of the package

In Northern Liberties, a holistic approach to training the next generation of pro gamers.

Jan. 24, 2018 12:44 pm

Meet the Phillytron, an old-timey arcade loaded with Philly-made videogames

The machine, a project built and run by Philly Game Mechanics, features a slate of 10 Philly-made games. It is fun.

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