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Wellness for Wolverines | Season 3: Episode 2 | Think About It: Leveling Up Your Mental Health

January 27, 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello and welcome to Wellness for Wolverines, the health and wellness podcast for Utah Valley University!  Think About It is a new section of the Wellness for Wolverine podcast in which host Natalie Black discusses topics with our very own students! This week, we’re discussing the effects of video games on mental health, and going […]

Esports club fosters gaming for everyone

October 2, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over one hundred people gathered to play video games using state-of-the-art gaming computers when the Esports club held their first social event of the school year on Sept. 22 at Center Stage. The club typically holds events every month where members play against each other in competitive matches. Recently, however, the club created an intramural […]

Morality in Games: Puritan or Satan

March 29, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Morality is subjective and each person has their own interpretation, but it plays an integral role in the direction of our lives. It’s complicated, to say the least.   There are games that claim they present the user with moral dilemmas, that they force you to make difficult decisions and that those decisions affect the […]

The creation of a video game, from a story to concept art

October 31, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes The video game industry is worth $10.5 billion annually. A class at UVU is trying to help students get in on some of that money.   The class is Art 426R or Concept Design I. It was designed by Don Seegmiller and Kevin Scholz, who teaches the class.   The idea behind the class is […]

A full-size adventure for a pint-size price – Utah based Chair Entertainment’s latest release well worth the buy

September 16, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes Let me start by saying that SHADOW COMPLEX is exactly the kind of game that showcases the strengths of the Xbox 360’s increasingly impressive online services. It joins a rare cadre of download-only titles like BRAID, PORTAL, the PIXELJUNK series and WORLD OF GOO that can go toe-to-toe with even the major releases and, occasionally, […]