The Norman invasion of England. It seems like the perfect topic to approach with gaming. It’s history, it’s dramatic, and best of all it’s about battles. The game was developed by Preloaded and published by Channel 4, to go along with the drama series of the same title. I’m a huge fan of Channel 4’s […]Read more "1066 – Game Design FAIL"
Microsoft wants to put games in your classroom. They believe video games are powerful teaching tools. So much so, that they’re willing to create something known as the Games For Learning Institute (G4LI) at New York University in Manhattan. With guaranteed funding for at least three years. OK, so three years’ funding for an institute like this is […]Read more "All Together Now: “Good Morning, Mr. Microsoft!”"
In a recent article, Baroness Professor Susan Greenfield (right) has voiced some pretty significant concerns about video games. With their explosive growth into mainstream culture, video games are taking up more and more of our collective brain cycles. What effect will this have on our species? Quite a profound one, she suggests. I agree – […]Read more "Is Gaming Melting our Brains?"