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RIT@GDC2015: Game Developers Conference 2015 in photos

Game Developers Conference 2015 officially wrapped up last Friday in San Francisco. Here are some photos from the busiest week in the gaming industry:      

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RIT@GDC2015: The games of the MAGIC booth

RIT’s Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity Center inaugural Game Developers Conference booth features three student-developed games and one game developed by a local Rochester gaming company. The booth opened on Wednesday and has seen strong interest from GDC attendees. Splattershmup was developed by class of 15 RIT students and blends the classic shoot-em-up arcade more »

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RIT@GDC2015: Introducing the MAGIC booth

RIT’s Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity Center opened its Game Developers Conference 2015 booth today on the expo floor. The booth features four games created by RIT students and alumni: Splattershmup, A.V., Super Daryl Deluxe and Wulverblade. This is the first year that MAGIC has hosted a booth at GDC. Check back tomorrow for more »

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RIT@GDC2015: Welcome to Game Developers Conference 2015

More than 100 RIT students, alumni, staff and faculty traveled to San Francisco this week to attend Game Developers Conference 2015, the world’s largest professional gaming industry event of the year. The conference began on Monday and wraps up on Friday. Today marks the opening of the expo floor, which features recruiters from virtually every major gaming more »

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Alumnus Jason Rounds inspires RIT Baja Racing and influences the growth of SAE Baja competitions

RIT alumnus Jason Rounds ’02 (mechanical engineering technology) is not only a champion in his own right—he competed as an undergraduate on RIT’s Baja race team—but he also “champions” the Baja organization. I had the chance to meet him and his sister, Leah ’02 (business), at the Baja SAE World Challenge this past weekend. He is one more »

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RIT ‘family’ connections in FIRST Robotics

So many RIT faculty, staff and alumni come together to make the FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional Competition possible. It seems once people get a taste of FIRST, they tend to find ways to remain involved. The students love their mentors, advisors and teachers, and the sport (yes, FIRST is considered a “Varsity Sport for more »

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