5 More Educational Games for the Nintendo Switch

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Last year, we published the internet’s first-ever roundup of educational games for the Nintendo Switch – and in the months since, the list has become one of our most popular blog articles of all time! Based on this, two things are clear: 1) the internet loves the Nintendo Switch; and 2) there’s a lot of …

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Free-to-Play Learning Games Roundup 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Seeking free learning games to share with your students? You’ve come to the right place! 👋 Real talk: the Filament Games Blog is ripe with educational gaming content designed with real-world classrooms in mind, from our free How to Teach with Games eBook, to our routine roundups of high-quality learning games across subjects like computer …

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5 Essential Educational Games for Oculus Go

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

Within the context of today’s VR hardware landscape, many immersive entertainment enthusiasts have their sights set on the latest and greatest headsets like the Oculus Quest, Vive Cosmos, and Valve Index. While we’re certainly intrigued by the affordances offered by these new cutting-edge devices, today we’re turning our attention towards a different beast entirely: the …

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Virtual Reality for Sports Training

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

By now, it’s no secret that virtual reality can serve as an extremely powerful tool for learning – with companies like Walmart, ExxonMobil, and UPS having already embraced the technology as part of their employee training regiments. But today, we’re switching our focus away from the corporate sector and towards another equally fascinating application of …

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What’s New in Game-Based Learning – July 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Friends of Filament, please sit back and relax – it’s time for this month’s edition of What’s New in Game-Based Learning! A bite-sized roundup of the 🔥hottest🔥 news in the world of educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning, this series aims to help you stay informed of the latest trends in digital play. Are …

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Top 10 Reasons to Work at Filament Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

So, you want to work at Filament Games? There’s a lot to love about a career at our studio… 10) We partner with premier clients. Scholastic, Oculus, Columbia University, McGraw-Hill Education…and the list goes on. Our 14+ years of creating outstanding learning games has built our reputation as a national leader in the educational games …

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UX and UI Design: 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In my last article, I laid out some of the key differences between user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design – two distinct elements that play a critical role in the development of eye-catching, user-friendly games, websites, and other digital creations. With these definitions now established, today’s blog will take things one step further …

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A Guide to Game-Based Learning at ISTE 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

School’s out, mosquitoes are everywhere, and summer weather seems to have finally arrived here in Wisconsin – which must mean that ISTE 2019 is right around the corner! (Image credit: Giphy) Dubbed “the epicenter of EdTech,” the annual ISTE conference is dedicated to transforming learning and teaching through exciting new technologies. A four-day event jam-packed …

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