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Gotta Go Fast – A Study in Speedrunning

If at any point this summer you happened to walk by the Hexagram Lab, you probably saw a random stranger sitting on the couch with his laptop, controller in hand, eyes glued to the screen.
If, at a later date, you so happened to have business in the lab proper, you might have noticed that he was always playing the same dated 3-D Sonic game and that about 90% of the time he was trapped on …

New Wii U Games in the Lab

Hi Everyone,
We’ve just got in a bunch of new games for the lab’s Wii U:

Assassin’s Creed 3
Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition
Ben 10 Omniverse
Cabelas Dangerous Hunts
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
Darksiders 2
ESPN Sports Connection
Family Party: 30 Great Games
Funky Barn
Game Party Champion
James Bond 007 Legends
Just Dance 4
Madden NFL 13
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
Mass Effect 3 Special Edition
Ninja Gaiden
Rabbids Land
Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
Rise of the Guardians
Scribblenauts Unlimited
Skylander’s Giants
Sonic & All Star Racing Transformed
Super Mario Brothers U
Tekken …

Game Jam developers present and demo games: Thursday Feb 14, 2013

This Thursday a number of Game Jam developers will be presenting and demoing the games they developed for the Global Game Jam at the TAG 5a7 Symposium.
Among other games, you will be able to come see:
Four heroes enter, only one can escape with the most loot! But beware, the Minotaur doesn’t like it when people steal his gold… Grab gold! Don’t die! Escape before dawn!
Join expedition vehicle V.A.L.A.S on a journey deep into the unexplored …