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A Look Back at Our 2018 Game Releases

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

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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Research Roundup: Corporate Training and Adult Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

No matter the player’s age, game platform, or subject matter, digital games have the power to effortlessly immerse players in complex problem-solving for long stretches of time – making them ideal for engaging young learners and teaching key 21st century skills. But did you know that game-based learning can lead to enhanced learning outcomes for adults, …

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Breaking Boundaries in Science is Available Now!

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’re excited to announce the launch of our latest game: Breaking Boundaries in Science. Developed in partnership with Oculus, Breaking Boundaries is an interactive VR celebration of some of history’s most influential women in STEM. Designed and available exclusively for the Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR, Breaking Boundaries immerses players in the life and times …

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Instructional Designers: Level Up Your eLearning Content with Learning Games!

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Instructional designers are experts in the art of making information understandable, consumable, and retainable. They have the very difficult task of handling large volumes of complex information that has to be distilled into slides, visuals, and different kinds of eLearning formats. As the features in self-authoring tools like Adobe Captivate have evolved, many instructional designers can …

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5 Popular Video Games You Never Realized Were Educational

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In the world of game-based learning, there exist a handful of games recognizable by players, teachers, and adults alike- titles like Minecraft: Education Edition, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, and The Oregon Trail, to name a few. But as those of us entrenched in the educational games space know, these titles are simply …

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Exploring Ancient Egypt Through Video Games – A Look at Assassin’s Creed Origins’ Discovery Mode

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

“We are really here to say ‘You know what? Video games can bring more than entertainment.’” – Jean Guesdon, Creative Director – Assassin’s Creed: Origins (2017) For more than a decade, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series has immersed players in the stories, environments, and histories of settings such as the Italian Renaissance, Imperial China, and more. While the …

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Game-Based Learning Applications: CPR Training

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The American Heart Association reports that more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year in the United States, with a mere 12% of afflicted individuals surviving such an event. While survival rates are dramatically increased for those who receive immediate CPR attention from a bystander, the fact remains that less than 1 in 5 American adults …

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5 Great Games That Teach Computer Science

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’ve previously written about some of the many ways you can teach yourself to code for free – but are there game-based learning solutions for those who seek a more playful programming learning experience? Whether you’re future-focused parent wishing to expose your child to the basics of programming or a computer science teacher attempting to level …

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Exploring the Future of Digital Curriculum with Explorabl.es

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Remember Arne Duncan? I do. He was the Education Secretary under the Obama administration, and in 2012 he (somewhat controversially) declared that “Over the next few years, textbooks should be obsolete.” From our 2018 vantage point, this statement seems a little silly. Textbooks are still relevant to today’s schools, but I can sympathize with the …

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