Games for Learning Institute's Game Developers Expo Draws Field's Top Minds-Dec. 17 at NYU


The Games for Learning Institute (G4LI), a joint research endeavor of Microsoft Research, New York University, and other universities, will host “The Game Developers Expo” on Thursday, December 17, 5-7 p.m. at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square South). The event is free and open to the public.

The Games for Learning Institute (G4LI), a joint research endeavor of Microsoft Research, New York University, and other universities, will host “The Game Developers Expo” on Thursday, December 17, 5-7 p.m. at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (53 Washington Square South/between Thompson and Sullivan Streets). Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street). The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.3342 or visit the website.

The Expo will include presentations by leading researchers, designers, developers, educators, and representatives from Pragmatic Solutions, Inc. In addition, G4LI will announce the winners of its Game Design Challenge, in which contestants build mini-games for learning on Microsoft’s XNA Game Studio 3.1 platform. The contest’s four winners will receive a total of $2,000 in cash prizes and detailed critiques of their designs from G4LI researchers.

Reporters wishing to attend must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

The G4LI is a joint research endeavor of Microsoft Research and a consortium of universities. The partners include Columbia University, the City University of New York (CUNY), Dartmouth College, Parsons, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, the Ro 500

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