May 2019

USC Games Expo - Computer Science (Games) Entries

The USC Games Expo is the Wednesday the 8th of May 2019, 5pm to 10pm. The USC Computer Science (Games) Program, part of USC Games, will be showing games & technologies built in Spring semester. This will include work from the mobile, game engines, VR/AR & graduate advanced games courses.

Parking & Directions
The event will be held in the USC School of Cinematic Arts throughout all buildings of SCA through SCI. The official link for the event is the here.

Computer Science (Games) Contributions Planned for the USC Games Expo Include

Graduate Advanced Games
The CSCI-529 Advanced Games year-long game design & development course will show the following:

  • Abyss - an endless downward adventure game with amazing environments & unexpected challenges.
  • Awakened Dreams - is about Ray, a young boy, and his journey to discover who he truly is. His journey begins when his one and only friend, Sammy, accidentally steps into another dimension and is kidnapped by the creatures that inhabit the other side. Devastated by the loss of his friend, Ray vows to do all he can to get his friend back.
  • Hovenstar - an interstellar tactical role-playing game about resolving time travel crimes, Hovenstar combines handcrafted worlds with procedural content to create deep narrative journeys & dynamic adventures, blending with a tile-based battle system that features our special world swap recipe.
  • Orthoiso - a platformer puzzle game about the little frog Iso’s journey to find his explorer dad in a world of optical illusion.
  • Pytheas - a cosmic terror VR game set aboard a stranded starship where the player must solve the ship’s mystery while slipping further into madness.
  • Teddie & I - some monsters are real.
  • Unfettered - a 2D platform RPG game where you can experience authentic Chinese Xianxia world & choose fate of mankind under the doom.
Mobile Games
  • Art Safari - racing game in pixel art style.
  • First Hunter - endless hunter.
  • Food Rush - 2D food delivery game.
  • Honor - 2D side scroller.
  • Knight Escape -
  • Lootera -
  • Nine to Five - office-themed tower defense.
  • Ninja Adventure - zombie fighter game.
  • Origin - 3D survival game.
  • Palace - 2D side scroller.
  • Panda Rama -
  • The Falling of Light - an artist's works come to life in game form.
  • Thundershoot - 3D plane shooting game.
AR/VR Experiences
  • AchieversVR - space station VR game.
  • Augmented Air Quality for the USC Campus - an AR science-based experience.
  • C-AR - your car in AR, speech recognition & Vuforia.
  • Earthquake Tutorial - a VR earthquake classroom experience.
  • Endeavor VR - scanning a space shuttle with a VR camera.
  • Housefly - a Birdly VR experience.
  • JackpotVR - a VR fitness game.
  • Mixed Reality Capture - a Hololens demo with cute dancing anime characters.
  • Oculaxy - find things in AR & fight off zombies!
  • Parkinson Therapy Game - game to improve motor functions & cognitive skills.
  • Pocket Pets - a Magic Leap pet experience for Children's Hospital.
  • ReviewAR - product reviews in AR.
  • Roger That! - cooperative play in VR.
  • SmashVR - VR game.
  • Sole Survivor - a VR horror game.
  • Sparow - a Magic Leap audio workstation.
Tech Demos from the Game Engines Course
  • TBD