Topic: Video games

University of Texas at Austin Partners with Video Game Executives to Create Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

May 14, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with video game industry leaders Warren Spector and Paul Sams to create the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy, the first video game program in the United States led and taught by gaming industry executives.

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The Future of Video Games in Austin

Jan. 20, 2012

Event: The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science, and the International Game Developers Association-Austin are pre

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Advertising in Violent Video Games Results in Poor Recall, Negative Brand Perception

Aug. 30, 2011

Embedding advertisements in violent video games leads to lower brand recall and negative brand attitudes suggesting advertisers should think twice about including such ads in a media campaign, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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UT Austin Villa Wins World RoboCup Championships

July 19, 2011

UT Austin Villa, a team of programmers led by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists Peter Stone and Patrick MacAlpine, has won the 2011 RoboCupSoccer championships in the 3-D simulation division.

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School of Information Awarded $1.2 Million from IMLS for the Study of Digital Librarianship, Video Game Industry

July 17, 2008

The School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin has received $1.2 million from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) to prepare students for librarianship in a digital world and to research the collection and preservation of complex, community-built digital creations in the video game industry.

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