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A Look Back at Our 2018 Game Releases

At Filament Games, we strive to create playful experiences that improve people’s lives- that’s why we made it our mission statement! If there’s one thing we’ve mastered in our 13-year history, it’s creating meaningful and impactful learning games, training sims, apps, and AR/VR experiences across all platforms, age groups, and all subject areas – be sure to…

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How Educational Video Games Can Help Foster Social and Emotional Learning

Previously, we’ve written about how game-based learning is proven to develop 21st century skills, help engage struggling learners, and – when supplemented with a mix of educator-led activities and reflections – improve learning outcomes. But can educational video games help foster social and emotional learning (SEL) among young learners? According to a research study conducted…

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Speed Sketch: Unattended Smorgasbord

Felines. 😸 Pies. 🥧 And Natasha Soglin’s award-winning artistry. 🎨 Need we say more!? Feast your eyes on our annual fall speed sketch – a splendid holiday feast fit for a feline (or two!) With the holiday season just around the corner, Natasha was inspired to illustrate these frisky cats alongside a slew of seasonal…

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Event Recap: Filament’s First-Ever Extra Life Livestream! 🎮❤️

We played games, we collected donations, and we raised $1,495 in support of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – friends of Filament, our first-ever Extra Life fundraising livestream was a smashing success! ⭐ (Image credit: Giphy/Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals) For those just hearing about this now – Extra Life is an annual fundraising event where gamers sign up to…

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iCivics’ NewsFeed Defenders: Game-Based News Literacy Learning

Did you hear? Our longtime partner iCivics recently launched their first all-new game in 5 years: news literacy learning game NewsFeed Defenders! Created in partnership with Annenberg Public Policy Center (FactCheck.org) and developed by Filament Games, iCivics’ NewsFeed Defenders tasks players with moderating a fictional social media website focused on news and information, attempting to grow a flourishing…

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Free Curriculum Materials for Breaking Boundaries are Available Now!

Remember Breaking Boundaries in Science, our free Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR game highlighting the lives and achievements of influential women scientists like Jane Goodall, Marie Curie, and Grace Hopper? 🤔 In the months since we launched Breaking Boundaries, we’ve received an outpouring of kindness and support from players and fans across the world.…

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Creating a Coding Kit for Kids – An Interview with Publications International

To commemorate the recent launch of Learn to Code Kit – featuring four hardcover books & our accompanying Android/iOS app – we sat down with Publications International’s Caroline Delbert to discuss the inspiration behind the project as well as her experiences working on a collaborative project with a game development studio. Check out their responses below! Tell…

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