Mental Health & Gaming

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  May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we at the UNT Media Library would like to take a moment to highlight the benefits that games, gaming, and play can have on mental health and general well-being. Whether it be relaxing by playing your favorite adventure game, staying active and challenging your brain by solving a difficult puzzle, enjoying a… Read more »

March Staff Recommendations: Women’s History Month

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This month, the UNT Media Library is celebrating Women’s History Month by showcasing the ways that women shape the landscape of storytelling through film, television, and gaming. Below are just a few of our staff picks for media that showcases amazing stories about and/or created by women.      Arrival (2016) DVD 17303, Recommended by… Read more »

February Staff Recommendations: Bad Romance

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  Love — It’s complicated.   Whether you celebrate Singles Awareness Month or just regular old Valentine’s Day, the UNT Media Library has you covered. This February, we’re sending a Valentine to all the romantic movies, shows, and games that remind us all that love can be messy, challenging, and sometimes downright bad.   Stuart… Read more »

Virtual Reality: A Code New World

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Making its debut in 2016, Valve (partnered with HTC) Vive VR headset has taken the way people game and interact up a notch. In addition to the success that the Vive has brought Valve, other companies such as Samsung, Sony’s PlayStation, Oculus, and independent makers have developed their own competitive systems and VR platforms. Here… Read more »

The Nest: Best Free Games on Steam

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The UNT media library proudly offers computer gaming access to the student population through the nest computer lab at Chilton Hall. Students must provide their own games but here is a list of free games available through steam! Warframe “WF is a cooperative free-to-play third person online action game set in a sci-fi world.” Do… Read more »

Women’s History Month: Women in Media

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As we move into March, we take the time to acknowledge some of the women in media who helped shape their industry. Often having their credit stolen, overlooked, or forced out of a male-centric industry, women have played huge roles in the progression of all forms of media. Today we highlight a few of these… Read more »
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