AIE News

Learning How to Save a Life

Heart attacks happen anywhere and with no warning. At AIE, we want to do everything we can to keep our students, staff, neighbors, and visitors safe and secure.

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Odd Jobs

AIE Lafayette has put together a sort of “odd jobs” list for our students to think about after graduation.

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Louisiana Strong

On Friday August 12th 2016 thousands of Acadiana residents were stranded in flooded homes amid closed roads and highways…

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STAFF SPOTLIGHT – CAMI SMITH

Cami Smith talks about her role at AIE, her experience, hobbies and favorite parts of working with such an awesome Games, Animation and Film VFX company.

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Top Reasons Why Playing Games Can Be Good For You

In case you didn’t know, nearly everyone at AIE plays video games for fun or research on any given day. With that said, most parents or people unfamiliar with the gaming industry will shun such activities since they are unaware of the possible benefits of gaming on a regular basis…playing a video game is a fun way to give your brain a workout!

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CLASS OF 2016

AIE Lafayette and AIE Seattle held graduation ceremonies for their respective Class of 2016 cohorts. Both campuses welcomed graduates and their families to an evening event, filled with smiles and some joyful tears of celebration. Lafayette On Tuesday June 21st, AIE Lafayette recognized the hard work and accomplishment of its graduates for the 2016 school…

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GAMING AND REPETITIVE STRESS INJURIES

Gamers spend many hours per day in front of a monitor developing, designing, or playing video games. It is therefore very important to understand the potential of developing repetitive stress disorders, and the pain associated with this.

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JUNE GRADUATION CEREMONIES FOR AIE IN 2016

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Lafayette and Seattle will hold graduation ceremonies for the current cohort of students in June. AIE Lafayette will hold its ceremony on June 21st from 4-6 pm, and AIE Seattle will hold its graduation ceremony on June 23rd from 5-7 pm.

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INTERVIEW TIPS

Interviewing for game studios can be a daunting task. While everyone in the studio has probably worked together for a number of years, you’re the new guy (or girl!) that has wandered in with only a few minutes to impress everyone else. Not only that, but in the past few years the industry has become…

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ENRAGEMENT RING

The Enragement Ring is a super physical spaceship combat game to challenge your friends. In it, players control one of four vessels in a sumo like arena where they use their ship as a battering ram to dominate the ring as last man standing. You can grind, warp, boost and slam your friends all over…

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Artcade 2016 Recap

Boasting a free Smash Bros. tournament, live music and art, in addition to industry-recognized developers, Artcade took place from 4pm and lasted until 8pm on Saturday, May 14th.

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GRAVITY TRANSPORT

Behold! Gravity Transport! This science fiction side-scroller was made by AIE Lafayette second year students Ricky Hammack, Dylan Guidry, Paul Chu, Tran Nguyen, Eric Mouledoux, and Chris Liamkeo! Gravity Transport is a game that sends the player on a daring mission into space using a new prototype weapon. The prototype weapon they are using isn’t…

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FOAM SWORD PARTY!

AIE Seattle enjoyed a couple of fun filled, and thoroughly entertaining hours of Foam Sword Battle mayhem!

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IFEST 2016 RECAP

iFEST 2016 at Seattle Center brought more than 40 independent game developers together in an expo style event. The games showed an impressive diversity and a wealth of talent.

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Artcade 2016

Formerly known as iFEST, Artcade is a one day event dedicated to promoting video game development, independent film, and music and art that is unique to Acadiana.

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IFEST 2016 SEATTLE

Join us on May 14th at Seattle Center, on the main floor of the Armory Building, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to experience, play and have fun with cool, innovative, unique and imaginative games produced by indie game developers.

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