With annual revenues reaching $14 billion, the video game industry is the new frontier for entertainment. So, it should be no surprise that U-M has added courses in Computer Game Design and Implementation while students have formed their own development group, Wolverine Soft. With companies like Reactor Zero
, Image Space Inc.
, and fledgling developer Western Civilization Software
as well as Cybernet
's OpenSkies Project looking to get into the action, don't be surprised if Michigan's next Big Three turns out to be virtual.