The Art and Science of Game Design

Northeastern University is a transformative, agile, and innovative thought leader in human-centered and data-driven game design. Learn how we’re reaching across our diverse network to empower the next generation of game designers, developers, and storytellers. 



Loom is a VR game that connects physiological behaviors to the motivation between individuals on the Autism Spectrum and another player. The players must replicate the model of a patterned, colored block, while in co-op mode, players are limited to only a specific type of block and must work together to complete the level. 

Designing for the Technology Literacy of Older Adults

Rocket League Eye Tracking

Ball throwing task for characterizing movement in autistic children

The Games Studio at Northeastern University

In order to better support students in the learning they need to succeed both academically and commercially, and to support the visibility and reputation of the collective cross-disciplinary game design and development programs at Northeastern University, we have created The Games Studio.