For our Top 10 list in April, Mario Kart presented a strong front, as well as the usual contenders. When we look at the most popular games during Winter term, all of the newer systems dominated the list, with FIFA 15 being played nearly three times more than the game that came in second place.
The new book Game Research Methods is available for free download under a creative commons license and features a chapter written by a pair of U-M grad students.
The course Music Performance 300: Video Game Music, returns as an option for undergraduate non-music majors this fall.
Here is our list of most popular games played in the archive during the month of March. This month's list has a good spread of different genres and consoles, and we had four different Nintendo games almost make the list, being in the top 20.
The Computer & Video Game Archive participated in the UMSI Makerfest this afternoon, an effort to "try out the latest technology, engage in creative activities and learn more about the new Bachelor of Science in Information." We were eager to show a few newly acquired games, including Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Wind Waker HD.
Our own Lisa Nakamura will be giving a talk in the Hatcher Gallery on Friday April 3. Hope you can make it!
Here is our list of most popular games during the month of February. The Xbox 360 and Xbox One capitalize almost the entire list, with Smash making an appearance on the Top 10 list for the first time in quite awhile. The game series has dominated Fridays at the CVGA more and more this semester, with students even bringing in their own game disks and controllers in order to get as many simultaneous games of Smash going at the same time as possible.
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