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Save the Date: EAE Play 2020

Event Date: Friday, December 04

Come and view our giant play testing party! Drop in on twitch and check out any of the following and more: Graduate student thesis games Undergraduate capstone projects First semester graduate student prototypes Games research projects from games for health Reels from our Machinima, Traditional Game Dev, Alternative Game Dev and Intro to Game Design […]

Roger Altizer on Cool Science Radio

Professor Roger Altizer discusses the Entertainment Arts and Engineering program with John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek this morning on Cool Science Radio.

Slug Magazine: THERAPEUTIC GAMES AND APPS LAB: CRAFT LAKE CITY DIY ENGINEERS

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Utahns making app to help kids with cancer log their symptoms

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The Gapp Lab is developing a video game to ease depression in older adults

The University of Utah’s Gapp Lab has been featured in an article by The Salt Lake Tribune. The article discusses the Therapeutic Games and Apps lab’s work in therapeutic games and the landmark decision by the FDA for “allowing a video game to be marketed as a treatment for the first time.”

EAE Play 2019 Highlights

EAE Play 2019 was our biggest playtest and open showcase to date! With over 30 student developed video games on site for the general public to see and provide feedback, the entire building was full of games and visitors! The continual growth of the size of this event from year to year is a testament […]

Save the Date: EAE Play 2019

Event Date: Friday, December 04

Come and join our giant play testing party! In EAE’s annual mid-year open house, we will be showcasing and playtesting over 30 games currently being developed in both our undergraduate and graduate games programs. There will be refreshments and music and you can help our students improve their games with your feedback! Drop in and […]

EAE Launch 2019 recap

Each Spring as the school year ends, we invite the public to come playtest our student games. This provides the students with an opportunity to showcase their work to family and friends, gain invaluable playtesting feedback, and gives the public a chance to see our space. This year was our largest yet, with students showing […]