Games and Gaming

Screenshot of the database's first few game studio entries

New database sheds light on Michigan’s videogame boom

The Michigan Game Studios database, developed by lecturer Austin Yarger, helps organize the state's rapidly growing scene.|Medium Read

New browser strategy game has players tackle real-life bat catastrophe

As a fungal infection ravages bat populations, the new game hopes to promote public awareness of ongoing research to combat the issue.|Medium Read

Computer Games course continues growth, experimentation

EECS 494's final group project requires the students to cover all phases of game development.|Long Read
CG Showcase

Students develop games, build audiences in largest computer game course yet

EECS 494 uses game design to teach its students broader lessons about iteration in software development|Short Read

MichiGames Arcade spotlights, preserves student-built video games

A new platform has been introduced to showcase and archive student-made videogames on the first floor of the Beyster Building.|Medium Read

Wolverine Soft’s January game jam produces strong games, three winners

The event challenges each group to conceptualize and build a fully working game within 48 hours.|Short Read
Mitch Rohde

The Mad Scientist’s Lab: A look inside Mitch Rohde and Quantum Signal’s school-sized playhouse

Don't let the retro arcade games and oscilloscopes fool you - Mitch's company is as modern as they come. |Short Read
dawson yee

Dawson Yee: Kinect-ing Xbox to the World

Dawson is thrilled that his work on Kinect has bred creativity and enhanced lives beyond video games.|Medium Read