UCSC graduate student alumna Rupa Dhillon designed an innovative game for blind and sighted players, named Rock Vibe, which uses digital vibratory technology to enhance gameplay for those who are visually impaired.
Team Krinoid, a game development studio comprised of UCSC alumni, recently released its first game Syz EG for the iPad, and are already beginning work on their next venture.
At Game Jam 2011, 13 teams of UCSC students competed with developers from around the world to create the best game in 48 hours. The event took place at the end of last month and led to a wide range of creations, which included platform games, scrolling shooters and a traditional card game.
This weekend, a group of UCSC students will gather at Porter College to play video games. While this may sound like a typical Saturday afternoon for a college student, there is more to this event than meets the eye—it’s for a good cause.
The 2010 Global Game Jam, an annual indie game competition that challenges teams from across the nation to develop an innovative game in just 48 hours, is going on right now. Yes, like right now.