By Amy Ratelle on Mar 27th, 2013
Wednesday, April 10th, 2014
Semaphore Demo Room (room 1150, ground floor, Robarts Library)
It's the end of the semester, come relax with an evening of gaming and critical thinking. Back to Back Critical Gaming Sessions. David Baxter and Tracy Munusami will present on Advergaming in Children's Videogames, and pose the problems with marketing infiltrating the very toys and games that children are playing with. Followed by a demo of Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. Then Mat Calverley will be delivering a preview of the presentation he will be giving at the Extending Play conference at Rutgers University this April. Content will cover the research he conducted on the portrayal of women in games and their implications. Followed by a demo of the new Tomb Raider game.