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Play Games, Save the Planet: 5 Conservation Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Like video games? Love planet Earth? Then you’re in the right place – today, we’re unearthing some of our favorite conservation-minded digital games available on the market! 🌎 And we’re not alone in our love for “green” games – in fact, research shows that sustainability-focused video games can serve as an excellent way to increase …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Friends of Filament, fans of games for impact, and AR/VR for education fiends – welcome to What’s New in Game-Based Learning! A monthly recap of the 🔥hottest🔥 news stories, interviews, and announcements from the world of digital play, our series aims to help you stay informed of the latest trends in our industry. Check out …

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Celebrate Back-to-School Season with iCivics!

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor founded iCivics in 2009 with a mission: to reimagine civic education through interactive and engaging game-based learning resources. 10 years, 20 games, and millions of plays later, iCivics’ suite of free civics and history learning games remains the most popular game-based learning platform in the world – and …

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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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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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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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2019 Virtual Reality Hardware Roundup

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

You hear that? It’s the faint but unmistakable sound of seismic events in the VR hardware landscape. 2019 has been thoroughly dynamic in terms of new platform and hardware developments in the always-exciting, always-evolving world of virtual reality, and we have scarcely gone a day without having our assumptions challenged around who is still in …

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