OCW adds two new Game Studies courses

Digital creatures locked in a ceaseless war of all against all.

Check out Aquatic Evolver, in which you guide your creature through the perilous deep, gaining strength as you defeat others in the ceaseless struggle to survive. (Image courtesy of MIT students.)

We’ve just added two new courses to our popular collection of Game Studies courses in OCW.

In CMS.611J Creating Video Games, students learn creative design and production methods, working together in small teams to design, develop, and thoroughly test their own original digital games. Its OCW site features lots of great content, including:

And in CMS.615 Games for Social Change, students collaborate in teams to design, prototype, and assess games about social change and civic engagement. Its OCW site features a playlist of serious games on topics such as refugees and civil war, sweatshop labor, and climate change.

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