From joysticks to job options
Spending time gaming helps hone valuable skills that can be applied to the workplace, such as problem-solving, resilience, and teamwork.Read More
What are Esports?
Esports attract millions of fans and lucrative sponsors, but can it find longevity in the constantly changing internet culture?
Meet "League of Legends" designer Mark Yetter
Read how the Harvard alum’s gaming journey helped him find his way in the industry.
Have loot boxes turned video gaming into gambling?
The controversy continues as these microtransactions find their way into an increasing number of games.
A Harvard class explores narratives in video games
Students examine the relationship between analyzing and experiencing stories.
- Houghton Library
A history of games at Houghton
The enduring charm of tabletop games can be explored in a historical collection stored at Houghton Library.Read More
- Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East
Game of 20 Squares
Learn how to play the game that was part of the museum’s “Houses of Ancient Israel” exhibit.
- Peabody Museum of Archeology & Ethnology
Explore ancient boards and game sets from across the African continent.
- Center for the History of Medicine
Find a hand carved chess set from 1864 at Countway Library on Harvard’s Longwood campus.
- Tozzer Library
The Indigenous Knowledge Collection highlights diverse Native voices within academic texts, as well as diverse materials, such as board games.