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UVGA in the Media

The Learning Game, CBS, WJZ-TV, July 13, 2005 (video requires Windows Media Player)

"Taking the Controllers: The Urban Video Game Academy Is Training Teens to Join--And Diversify--the Industry," Washington Post, August 6, 2005

"Summer Camp for Kids, Ninjas," Los Angeles Times, July 28, 2005

"New Effort Aims to Draw Minorities to Video Gaming Industry," Associated Press, Atlanta, June 25, 2005

"Game Faces," Baltimore City Paper Online , June, 22, 2005

"Video Games: Playing Against Racism,", June 8, 2005

"Education: Helping Minorities to Get in the Game," Newsweek, June 6, 2005

3 Digital Entrepreneurs Collaborate to Stimulate Learning in Urban Areas With the Urban Video Game Academy, Press Release, May, 18, 2005



Computer and video game sales topped $7 billion in 2004.

83% of computer and video games sold in 2004 were rated E (for everyone) or T (for teens).

— Entertainment Software Association report