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Virtual Reality for Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’ve talked before about virtual reality and the unique impact it could have on the education space. Now that the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift have both shipped, we asked some of the talented game developers here at the Filament Games studio for their perspectives on how VR might or might not be used in the classroom. Alexander…

The Future of VR Controllers

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Contemporary VR control methods designed for use with Oculus Touch and HTC Vive headsets function much like traditional video game controllers, intended to be held naturally in one’s hands and operated via motion controls, joysticks, and a “grip” button used to pick up virtual objects and interact with the game world. While these control schemes…

Visit Filament Games at ISTE 2018!

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The summer heat has finally arrived, which can only mean one thing: it’s ISTE season! ☀️ This year, we’re amplifying our presence with three unique opportunities to connect and check out our games. In Filament Games’ own Booth #1734, we’ll be offering visitors a chance to be among the first to try an early, in-development version…

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to this month’s iteration of What’s New in Game-Based Learning – your trusted destination for the latest news and updates on all things educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning! Check out our hand-picked selection of news features, interviews, and articles below, then stay tuned on the Filament Games blog for next month’s featured stories! ⤵ University Students…

VR and the Humanities

Virtual reality is a versatile medium. As you can see in our latest roundup of educational VR (and AR) games, VR runs the gamut from STEM to fine arts education. Just like there are boundless applications for VR in medicine and other fields, there are so many ways VR is taking the humanities to another…

Meet the Expert: Virtual Reality Artist Adam Blumenthal

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We recently connected with Adam Blumenthal, a veteran of the virtual reality space, to discuss the history and future of Virtual Reality. As Brown University’s Virtual Reality Artist-in-Residence and Virtual Reality Professor of Practice, Adam provides a unique and comprehensive perspective on Virtual Reality as a medium. Tell us about yourself. What’s your background? I’ve…

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