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?"
Running a guild or pack of players in an online game is good practise for running a real corporation – or any other leadership position. That’s the message from a report from IBM (specifically their Global Innovation Outlook). Online games, and specifically massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), offer a glimpse at how leaders develop […]Read more "Video Games: Training the Leaders of Tomorrow"
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."