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Melody of the Machine: The Music of Video Games

Melody of the Machine: The Music of Video Games

Thanks to Superjump, a video game magazine designed to honor the art and science behind the games they love, for allowing us to reprint this article by Andrew Johnston, a writer of fiction, documentarian, currently "stranded" in...

6 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Digital Arts School

6 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Digital Arts School

Choosing a digital arts school is a big deal. The moving pieces of a program should fit together to provide you with the very best tools, skills and knowledge to eventually embark on a career in the digital world that piques your interests. Fortunately, there’s a huge...

The Art of Digital Storytelling in Gaming

The Art of Digital Storytelling in Gaming

Storytelling is one of humankind’s oldest arts. It’s not so surprising, then, that this timeless tradition also exists in the digital realm. Complex characters, intriguing plots, emotional connection...they all contribute to the entertainment value of a video game....

Tips for Creating Dynamic Video Game Characters

Tips for Creating Dynamic Video Game Characters

Imagine you’re playing a video game with great graphics, a beautiful soundtrack, and the most realistic concept art you’ve ever seen...but no characters. Although it’s possible for such a game to exist, a video game without characters would be like a user manual...