Peter Zynko

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Should teachers use Minecraft in our classrooms?

Computer games have been blamed in the past for causing violence and addiction, but now some schools are encouraging children to play them in lessons to help with more traditional subjects.<p>So could "Angry Birds" help with trigonometry, or "The Sims" with social science?<p>Tim Muffett has been to a …

Education Technology

Illinois College Makes 'League of Legends' A Varsity Sport, Offers Scholarships

Prospective college students can now tell their parents they’re attempting to further their education by playing League of Legends, as one Illinois college has now made the game a part of its varsity sports program, and is offering scholarships to top players.<p>Robert Morris University is a 7,000 …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Invasion DLC launches July 3 for PS3, PS4 and PC

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts' Invasion</i> add-on content pack will launch on July 3 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC players.<p><i>Invasion</i>, the third DLC pack for Ghosts, includes four new multiplayer maps — Departed, Pharaoh, Mutiny and Favela. The pack also includes "Awakening," the third segment …

This University Is Adding The Video Game 'League Of Legends' To Its Athletics Program

And now Robert Morris University Illinois wants to prep students on their journey to becoming video game playing superstars.<p>The school announced today that it's adding eSports to its athletic program. And more specifically, the school is building a varsity team to play "League of Legends" as part …

College & University