A paper by me, Renzo and Simon was recently mentioned as "one of the top ten research finding in games studies" at the Game Developers Conference. This is really cool, as GDC is the most important conference for the games industry, attended by all the important developers and industry heads and tons of journalists.
The presentation can be found here:
A short description and some discussion on Raph Koster's site:
And the paper:
Quite surprising to see that I'm doing "games studies", I thought I was doing artificial intelligence...