- 1/6/2015: Virginia Serious Game Institute Scores Big in Less Than a Year
- 11/25/2014: Professions Quest Announces Flagship Title MIMYCX Enters Beta Test Phase
- 11/25/2014: The Virginia Serious Game Institute is Projected to Spin-off 6 Businesses and Nearly 70 jobs in its First Year of Operation
- 11/19/2014: Accelerators, Incubators, and Co-working Space | Dec. 5, 2014 7:45a-12:30p @GMU Arlington Campus
- 9/24/2014: DC Region's Next Innovation Hub - Prince William County
SGI QA Internship Opportunity
GMU's SGI is looking for an intern to help test products for resident studios and companies
E3 College Game Competition Now Open!
East Cost Games Conference
April 7th - 9th
This is your chance to mingle with other professionals in the game design industry!
Volunteering benefits include: free conference admission, highly discounted hotels, and full access to all sessions during the conference
Web Developer Internship Available!
The Adayana Government Group is looking for a talented student to create courseware pages by utilizing Adobe Flash templates alongside written storyboard!
Serious Game Institute Opens on the Prince William Campus
University President Angel Cabrera Visits SGI
Thank you to President Ángel Cabrera for taking the time to visit the Simulation and Game Institute on the Prince William Campus.
Mason Game & Technology Academy
Don't just play games, start creating them! Computer Game Design is one of the fastest growing fields of study that incorporates computer technology, visual arts, and music with creative & critical thinking and problem solving skills. Your adventure begins here! Learn the fundamentals of designing a computer game for your computer or your phone. From there, you can "level up" with creating apps, game modding, game art/animation, and more!
The Computer Game Design Program at Mason is one of the most transformational areas of study in higher education today. Students study both the sciences and the arts, all in a revolving-role team-based, project-based new pedagogical environment. The Computer Game Design Program hosts a BFA undergraduate degree, a future graduate MA degree, several minors with sports management and business, and multiple international exchange partnerships. We also host the only U.S. Serious Game Institute (in partnership with the University of Coventry U.K.), that concentrates on game-related applied research and new innovative game company cultivation.
Congrats to all 2014 Computer Game Design Program Grads!
Graduate Computer Game Design Courses Offered Now!
Check out the full Masters of Arts degree in Computer Game Design
Apply for a direct exchange to the University of Abertay-Dundee, the first university in the world to offer a degree in Computer Game Design. Semester or year-long studies are offered. 12-16 transfer credits per semester in a variety of disciplines (courses in foreign languages available). For more information: click here
Interactive Virtual Incident Simulator
Fairfax County Fire Department and Little Arms Studios team up to make a fire training simulator!
GMU Game Design graduates and interns collaborate with Fairfax County Fire Department firefighters and commanding officers to create a simulator to aid in their training and assessing process. We'll keep you posted on the progress via the I.V.I.S. page
Computer Game Design Open Houses/Portfolio Review
Applicants to the BFA in Computer Game Design program are strongly encouraged to attend one of our program open houses. These events will allow students to meet faculty and students in our program and participate in activities related to game design and portfolio development. Students are encouraged to bring whatever work they already have completed in the form of a web portfolio.
NOTE: Students who are unable to attend an open house are still able to apply for and join the major.***