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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to What’s New in Game-Based Learning – our monthly series where we highlight what’s 🔥HOT🔥 in the world of educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning! Check out our hand-picked roundup of news features and articles below, then stay tuned on the Filament Games blog for next month’s featured stories! ⤵ What If Instead …

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Any Platform. Any Age. Any Subject.

Since 2005, Filament Games has partnered with organizations all over the world to create more than 160+ best-in-class learning games and simulations. Our talented team of game designers, artists, engineers, and more work each day to solve complex problems and create high-quality, impact-focused digital experiences. Much has changed in the video games and education industries …

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How Researchers Can Work With An Educational Video Game Studio

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As a mission-based for-profit company, we’re fortunate to have built strong relationships with several academic institutions working at the forefront of cutting-edge game-based learning research. Here at Filament our teams follow this research with great interest, oftentimes allowing the discoveries to reshape our own methodologies and approaches when warranted. Here are a few of our …

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Why You Should Use Unity to Build Your Next Learning Game

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Any age, any platform, and any subject – when it comes to creating world-class games for learning and social impact, versatility is key. A vital component underlying this flexibility is our studio-wide adoption of Unity, a cross-platform game engine that we use to develop all of our learning games. In order to better understand the many justifications …

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VR for Nonprofits: Simulated Experiences, Real-World Impact

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What’s your mission? Over the past decade, our studio has had the amazing opportunity to work with a variety of nonprofit and charity organizations from around the globe in order to help support their causes. From helping to promote intergenerational civics literacy, to boosting entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and even fostering understanding and empathy towards underserved populations, …

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How XR Training Can Help Save Your Business Money

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Virtual and augmented reality are poised to radically transform learning and training as we know it. We think so. Others agree. And the research backs us up. But what’s more, according to a new report from interactive entertainment market intelligence firm SuperData Research, businesses who embrace technologies like AR, MR, and VR for training are predicted to save an estimated $13.5 billion dollars …

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Oculus Quest for Learning: What Educators Need to Know

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In November 2016, CEO Dan White published an article exploring how VR changes learning. Fast-forward two years, and it’s obvious that the technology has yet to reach its full potential in classroom and training settings. There have, however, been signs of promise – in the K12 sphere, Oculus recently announced the launch of Oculus Education …

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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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The ULTIMATE List of VR Game Awards 🏆

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

So you’ve just released- or perhaps are about to release- a stunning VR experience. Congratulations! 🎉 Now is no time to celebrate, though – in fact, your work is just getting started. With thousands of VR experiences available across Steam, the Oculus Store, Playstation VR, and more, how exactly do you plan on ensuring your …

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The Perfect Platform for Personalized Learning: Video Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Marketing Director Brandon Pittser tapped 2018 as a big year for personalized learning in our most recent EdTech predictions article, citing a series of sizable investments from the Facebook-backed philanthropic powerhouse Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. For those unfamiliar with personalized learning, the term refers to the idea that each learner needs a learning experience that is …

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