Video Games in the Classroom on Eastern Standard

Sep 15, 2014

Microsoft has purchased Mojang, the developer of the popular video game Minecraft for $2.5 Billion. On this week's show, we'll discuss the video game industry and the Commonwealth's first academic program dedicated to video game development at Eastern Kentucky University.

Dr. George Landon, John Meister, and Richie Hoagland, joining host John Hingsbergen.
Credit Logan Riley


Guests:  Dr. George Landon, associate professor in the EKU Department of Computer Science, which offers a bachelor’s degree concentration in interactive multimedia, as well as John Meister and Richie Hoagland, from Lexington-based game development studio, Super Soul.

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Links -

EKU Gaming Institute

Super Soul