LEGO Rock Band Video Game Announced

An awesome combination of LEGO® and Rock Band® , check out this announcement. http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20090421005517&newsLang=en “LEGO Rock Band combines the multiplayer music experience of Rock Band® with the fun, customization and humor of the LEGO videogame franchise packed with brilliant chart-topping songs and classic favorites suitable for younger audiences, including: Blur: “Song 2” Carl Douglas: “Kung…

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Microsoft IT Arcade Game - ServerQuest II

Keith Combs , one of our IT Professional Evangelists and fantastic blogger announces the release of ServerQuest II a learning game for IT enthusiasts.  If you’re a student interested in IT and IT aspects of software, keep in touch with Keith’s blog for great articles on Microsoft IT.  And have some fun with the new…

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Student Scholarships available for Digital Games cruise

Yep, it’s a cruise.  And some of the top games researchers and companies will be on board talking about digital games.  And it could be FREE!  The rules around submitting for a student scholarship at the Foundations of Digital Games are now posted at the conference website. Applicants for FDG Student Scholarships must be advanced…

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Back to School Downloads

Starting back to school?  Here are a few downloads you might consider to kick off the new year or setting up a new machine: The Ultimate Steal is back!  Office Ultimate for students at only $59.95.   That’s Word, Excel, Groove, Outlook, Access, OneNote… well, you can see the LONG list on the site.  This is…

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Popfly Game Creator: Games by Students

Alfred beat me to posting my own content  🙂 We recently asked a number of students to use Popfly and submit a Popfly creation (a mash-up or a game).  10 of the games that were created were picked by the Popfly Team in the Games We Love  http://popflywiki.com/GamesWeLove.ashx entry in the Popfly wiki. I’ve embedded…

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Imagine Cup US Finals: Gaming Style

The national finals included a track on Innovation and Entrepreneurship as well as a track for gaming and digital design. Student interviewed a panel of recent grads from EA and spoke to social media entrepreneur David Henderson. Check out these videos taken by Clint Rutkas on similar topics. Getting a Job: Round Table Edition Clint…

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Best Practices: Designing Mobile Applications

These days, mobile devices are as common as chewing gum.  Will your next application be ready to hit the streets? I recently talked to a group of MIS majors at Baylor University about Windows Mobile Design.  Here are some tips and tricks to help you with your User Interface (UI) Design. Thanks to Dr. Willis…

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Mine Sweeper in Silverlight 1.0

Mine Sweeper using Silverlight 1.0, developed by a student member of the Microsoft Facebook Group, Melih Kemal Tekin from Turkey.  Nicely done!

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NEAT-o-Games for Windows Mobile

NEAT-o-Games is a fantastic example of using Windows Mobile to improve your world.  Check out this news coverage from their photo and video page (this page is fairly slow to load).  NEAT-o-Games is 24 hour competition between you and a friend to see who is burning the most energy.  It measures any movement from waving…

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