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Eastern Kentucky University video game design program ranked among best internationally

Video games have long been a favorite pastime of college students worldwide. At Eastern Kentucky University, home to an internationally prominent undergraduate program in game design, students are preparing to develop games for the next generation of players. For the third consecutive year, EKU’s game design program ranks among the top 50 undergraduate programs worldwide in the field, according to...

New exhibit in Danville explores the world of creative gaming; ‘Gamecraft’ opens March 4

The Community Arts Center announced its newest interactive blockbuster exhibit, Gamecraft: The Art of Video Game Design. Once considered child’s play or a computer programmer’s hobby, video games have evolved into one of the most dynamic art forms today. Exhibit dates are March 4 through April 25.   Gamecraft will provide opportunities for children and adults to explore the full scope of the...

Matt Jordan: ‘Phenomenal’ Comic Con does not disappoint as fans return for second year

Fans enter the Lexington Comic and Toy Convention. (Photo by Matt Jordan)   The Lexington Convention Center was host to a legion of comic heros and fans this weekend as the Lexington Comic and Toy Convention returned for a strong second year. As with last year, diehard sci-fi and fantasy fans who came out to the con could buy memorabilia, attend panels and meet actors, artists and writers from...