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5 Awesome Environmental Science Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Greetings fellow earthlings! 🌎 If there’s one thing that our planet is, it’s awesome. It’s beautiful. It’s spacious. It’s inhabited by more than 8.7 million species of plants and animals. And it makes for a great home to humankind! In conjunction with worldwide Earth Day celebrations, our team is dedicating today’s blog to highlight some …

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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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Game Spotlight: Columbia University’s Beats Empire

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Another month, another all-new learning game! This time, we’re shining a light on Beats Empire, a turn-based strategy game where players run a music studio and record label in a fictional city, reminiscent of New York. 🎤 Created in collaboration with Teachers College (Columbia University), UW–Madison, Georgia Tech, SRI, and Digital Promise as part of a …

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Progressive Web Apps: Pros and Cons

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

If you work in or around web technologies, you may have heard a hot new phrase getting tossed around lately: Progressive Web App (complete with its own acronym: PWA). What is a progressive web app? In short, it’s an attempt to fuse the latest modern web and native app technologies, allowing you to use a web …

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5 Amazing English Language Arts (ELA) Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

On the hunt for high-quality English language arts learning games? You’ve come to the right place! ✨ (Image source: Giphy) As you’re likely already aware, seeking out and identifying great ELA learning games can be a challenging prospect. Unlike math and science games when lend themselves in more obvious ways to game-based representation, designing English …

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Game Spotlight: Junior Achievement’s RoboSellers

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Today we’re highlighting the release of an all-new game created for our longtime partner Junior Achievement: RoboSellers, an economics and entrepreneurship learning game that teaches about the role of money in everyday life. In the game, players take on the role of a space-faring entrepreneur tasked with traveling between alien worlds, buying and selling robot …

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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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iCivics’ NewsFeed Defenders: Game-Based News Literacy Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

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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5 More High-Quality Computer Science Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Who says learning to code can’t be a blast!? Probably someone who hasn’t read this article. Or seen our previous roundup of 5 great learning games that teach computer science. It’s true: learning basic coding principles can be incredibly fun thanks to the power of game-based learning – it’s what researchers are saying, too! Below, …

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