WOWZAPP 2012: The Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

I’ve been quiet the past few months. Really ever since Imagine Cup, I’ve been head down, planning, scheming, organizing and generally hiding away while I got ready. Ready for what? Ready for this: WOWZAPP 2012 – the world’s first worldwide hackathon for Windows! WOWZAPP 2012 will run in dozens of countries around the globe –…

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GlobalGameJam – It’s On, We’re There!

I’m totally excited for this weekend. It’s the annual GlobalGameJam where hundreds of places all across the globe all spend 48 hours creating video games for a multitude of platforms. I love GGJ because it grows organically – each organizer decides to host their Jam site and puts up their own links and does their…

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Winter XNA Games – Learn, Compete, Have Fun!

We’re holding another game camp, this time a mega-one! We have four different activities to choose from – learning XNA from scratch, learning how to build Windows Phone applications and games, discovering HTML5 games and applications and finally, if you’re up for it, a 40 hour challenge to build a game and win prizes. Sound…

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Meet the Game Design Judging Panel!

We always strive to provide a world class judging panel every year for Game Design. One that will be able to both judge the games effectively for Imagine Cup as well as being able to provide the students with good, solid feedback. In previous years, we’ve been able to select from a respected pool of…

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Meet the Finalists – Web

Third article highlighting the finalists in Game Design for Imagine Cup 2011. The other two articles can be found here (Xbox/Windows) and here (Mobile). [UPDATE: Now including Gameplay Videos for all five games. Complete series of gameplay videos can be found here) Team Name: Cellardoor Game Name: The Book of Elm Country: Poland “The Book…

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HTML5 Inspiration

If you’re keen to try your hand at HTML5 for the web track of Game Design in Imagine Cup this year (and there are only a few weeks left before Round 1 is due, so don’t miss out!), but need some inspiration, check out this awesome linkblog site: Make Awesome Web. Here you’ll find samples…

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