Deisgning games to teach maths? How about health and safety? Not exactly aiming for the top of the charts, are you? Well, math games have already busted through the charts on Nintendo’s DS, and now some folks in Michigan are bringing a similar sensibility to the PSP. But Health and Safety? Yeah. It’s happening. And […]Read more "Games Teaching . . . Health and Safety?"
America’s Army must have been a success, because now NASA is getting in on the game. They’re launching a massively multiplayer online game about – what else? – space exploration. Way cool. They’ve got this idea that a vast online space simulator could be a great way to get kids interested in space exploration. They’ve […]Read more "Games. The final frontier."
Thoughts on Interaction-Based Journalism Journalism expressed in a video game can be interaction-based, not story-based. What the hell does this mean, anyhow? It means that games could give journalists a completely different way of reaching their audience. There’s three basic modes of learning, right? Lecturing, storytelling and play. We all know which is the least […]Read more "Forget the Story"