Essential Online Communities for AR/VR Educators

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As a leader in the educational games development space, our team has a particular affinity for all things AR/VR for education. For years, we’ve championed the value of virtual reality as a powerful tool for learning, developing high-quality immersive titles like Breaking Boundaries in Science and RoboCo while simultaneously publishing dozens of augmented and virtual …

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Augmented Reality in the Workplace

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you imagine the workplace of the future?  According to some experts, the future of work is virtual – powered in large part by augmented and mixed reality technologies like Microsoft HoloLens, Magic Leap One, and AR-enabled phones and smart devices.  Imagine – you arrive at your …

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5 Amazing EdTech and Game-Based Learning Podcasts

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Close your eyes and picture your happy place. Imagine – you’re midway through your daily commute home, finally winding up to wind down after a long day at work. Or maybe you’re simply strolling through your neighborhood, getting your steps in while simultaneously taking in the familiar sights and sounds of the world around you. …

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Augmented Reality in 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

It’s been a big year for us in virtual reality – with a Webby win and a new PC/VR hybrid title on the way (namely, RoboCo), our VR efforts continue to pay dividends. But what about VR’s weird cousin, augmented reality? It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in on AR, and when I started …

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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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