Saturday, May 8th 2021

Fully Remote Online Showcase

Free and open to the public


GameFest is a student game development showcase, symposium and competition, with prizes awarded by a panel of industry experts. GameFest 2021 will be held online, in social VR in Sansar and streaming live on Twitch.

GameFest is hosted by the Digital Gaming Hub and Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences Program in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and is made possible in part by a grant from the State of New York’s Empire State Development agency.



Games Research Poster Session

Presenting graduate student research in game studies in a unique VR poster session format!

Game Demo’s

Student game creators demo their games live

Keynote Speaker: Blake Sloan, Senior Imaging Pipeline Engineer, Marvel Studios


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