We will be closed for the rest of the holidays and plan on resuming our normal hours on the first day of classes next year, January 4th.Have a great break!
Posts on December 2011
from Eaten by a Grue
A recent Wired article highlights the use of the Kinect as a terrain imaging tool, to capture data for anything from glaciers to asteroids. According to Tedesco, one of the scientists mentioned in the article, the Kinect works as a much more affordable way to capture the kind of data they need. It also helps inspire students to do related research because the Kinect is a tool that they're likely already familiar with, and doesn't seem as imposing as more complicated imaging equipment.
The Fourth International Games Innovation Conference is accepting submissions for their next conference taking place in September 2012.
Yes, we finally have the CVGA copy of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (for Xbox 360).
Here are our top 10 games played in the archive for the month of November.Our newer Batman and Gears of War games quickly rise in the ranks, with a few familiar favorites also making an appearance.
American Libraries Magazine recently published an article featuring the Video Game Collection at the Library of Congress. According to the article, the collection preserves every game turned in for copyright registration, which works out to be about 10% of the games published each year. They collect the games themselves, along with promotional materials and guides associated with each game.