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Video game developers, academics try to touch base at Vancouver conference

News | 06/24/2005 4:00 am EDT

Video game developers and academics have a great deal to teach each other, but few avenues to explore an educational dialog, according to a panel discussion held in Vancouver June 17. An evening plenary session at the Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) conference Changing Views: Worlds in Play, saw four of the video game industry’s leading lights face an audience of university professors and students, with each side admitting that they haven’t been in close enough touch as new games hardware such as the Microsoft Xbox360, and next generation Sony and Nintendo consoles make possible ever greater levels of gameplay immersion.

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