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Submitted by Agent_hitman 14d ago | news

University's PlayStation Classroom has DualShock Desks

Kotaku writes:

This fall, Sangmyung University in Seoul, South Korea will begin teaching a course on PlayStation. Just check out the classroom.

According to Inven, Ruliweb, and GameFocus (via tipster Sang), the university teamed up with Sony for the course, which uses PS4 consoles and PS Vita handhelds as part of the curriculum. The weekly, three-credit class teaches students about the game industry. (Dev, Industry, Next-Gen, PS Vita, PS4, Tech)

Agent_hitman  +   14d ago
I would love to enroll in that University and study hard while playing my favorite console, the Playstation/s 4 and vita..
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jujubee88  +   14d ago
wtf. Seriously wtf.

wtf. wtf. wtf.

I'm here with a thick textbook...

wtf
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ScottyHoss  +   14d ago
Welcome to the massive failure that is the post secondary education system in English speaking countries. Want a degree? Sure, give us money to read this book. Want a job using what you learned? Ha that's funny, but I heard Macdonalds is hiring.
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FamilyGuy  +   13d ago
Lmmfao!

Wtf is right, looks like a fun course, though I doubt it's actually easy.
imXify  +   14d ago
They will spend 5 mins talking about the Vita for the whole course.

On a serious note, this might attract young and soon to be devs to learn more about Sony, Playstation and how is it to develop a game and release it on their platform. They might be doing a course on programming or 3D animation so it might be a good way for them to secure and attract young talents. They'll be in direct contact with Playstation so that's huge imo.
amnalehu  +   13d ago
This is in S. Korea and I'm 100% sure their students are in a much better place academically than here in the USA. The gaming industry is a major force in the entertainment world Why not start teaching students how to participate instead of just being a consumer?
Neonridr  +   13d ago
I totally misunderstood the title of the article until I clicked on it... lol

The desks are shaped like actual Dualshocks..
medman  +   13d ago
Awesome.
CerealKiller  +   13d ago
Why did I go to school in the U.S. again?

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