Today, President Obama announced the launch of The National STEM Video Game Challenge, a nationwide competition that hopes to motivate student interest in STEM education by making a link to video game design.
The challenge rallies middle school students to design an original video game that educates their peers on STEM topics. There is also a developers category for professional game developers, college students, etc.
Check out the site HERE for details. Submissions open October 12, 2010.