GAMES FOR ENTERTAINMENT & LEARNING LAB

The mission of the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at Michigan State University is to design innovative prototypes, techniques, and complete games for entertainment and learning and to advance state of the art knowledge about social and individual effects of digital games. The GEL Lab is an association of game research and design faculty and students, primarily in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. The lab focuses on externally funded research and development work and employs graduate and undergraduate students.

NEWS + EVENTS

Extra Life

November 7, 2015
ComArtSci

Join or sponsor the MSU Game Dev team for Extra Life and help our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital!

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GEL and MSU Game Dev Tenth Anniversary

Time and Location TBD
San Francisco, CA

We will be hosting a party at the Game Developers Conference 2016 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the GEL Lab and the MSU Game Dev program. More details coming soon…

Meaningful Play 2016

October 20-Oct 22, 2015
East Lansing, MI, USA

Meaningful Play 2016 is a conference about theory, research, and game design innovations, principles and practices. Meaningful Play brings scholars and industry professionals together to understand and improve upon games to entertain, inform, educate, and persuade in meaningful ways.

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