by Locker Room contributor
NC State’s Technician reports:
… Leo Suarez, a junior in electrical engineering, said that he plays video games for an average of an hour a day and that Halo 2 is his favorite. “There are new games coming out every day, and a lot of work goes into designing each one,” Suarez said. … “NCSU would be a great place to study interactive gaming. It’s a research university and is very advanced in the field of technology,” Suarez said.
Robert Schrag, a professor in communication at NCSU, said he predicts that other universities will develop studies in the area of interactive gaming.
Schrag said he can see this type of program being adopted at NCSU, and that the Department of Communication is currently interviewing for a position in the field. …
Oh, naturally. We’ve already firmly established the classroom VCR and other diversions; why not the have “classes” on video games?
Oh, but surely such a position would be to help fill an emerging need, given that all advocates point to the vibrancy of the industry …