Gamification

Do Violent Video Games Make Kids More Violent?

If you know a tween, teenager or avid gamer, you have probably heard about the latest video game phenomenon, Fortnite. In the game’s Battle Royale …

Psychology

How To Use Gamification To Impact Your Employee’s Productivity

It’s no secret that happier and engaged employees are more productive. They’ll enjoy the work they perform, work harder, work better and stay with …

Employee Engagement

NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication on Gamification and Entertaining Features Morphing Web Visitors Into Loyal Customers

NEW YORK, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NetworkWire — NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring DeepMarkit Inc. (TSX.V:MKT) (OTCQB:MKTDF), a client of NNW and gamification technology company …

TSX Venture Exchange

Gaming or gambling?

The Australian Senate has passed a motion to investigate whether purchasable random rewards in video games (known colloquially as loot boxes) …

Australian Universities

The games people play — Red Bull Mind Gamers

<b>No child’s play</b><p>Remember up until about a year ago, it seemed totally normal, if someone pointed his phone at you in total excitement to catch, what …

British Museum

Enliven your staff training with game techniques

<b>LLAMA</b> will present “<b>Gaming Your Training:</b> How to Motivate and Engage Your Staff Using Game Mechanics,” on <b>July 18.</b> In this <b>webinar,</b> presenters <b>Andrew</b> …

Webinars

‘Life Is Strange: Before the Storm’ Wins Big at Games for Change Awards

Square Enix and Deck Nine’s adventure prequel “Life is Strange: Before the Storm” was the big winner at the Games For Change Awards ceremony on …

Bill de Blasio

Gaming or gambling: study shows almost half of loot boxes in video games constitute gambling

The Australian Senate today passed a motion to investigate whether purchasable random rewards in video games (known colloquially as loot boxes) …

Gamification

What games like Fortnite does to children’s minds

Marchelle Abrahams unpacks what it is about online games that are turning our children into zombies.<p>Less than a year after its release, popular …

Mental Health

As E-Sports Grow, Parents Go Big On Kids’ Gaming

Now that competitive gaming offers big rewards, parents of wannabe pro gamers are pulling out all the stops for their kids.<p>It’s the night before the …

eSports

Helping Your Child Develop Their Intelligence Using Lego Games

New parents often wonder how best to help their child develop intellectually. Experts have known for a long time that certain types of games can help …

Lego

Could gamification help electric vehicles unlock Britain’s smart energy grid?

A new £400,000 government funded project will start work this month to investigate whether gamification, including virtual currencies, competitions …

Electric Vehicles

Facebook Lets Users Create New Types of Video Content by @MattGSouthern

Facebook is introducing new video features which will let users create interactive video content.The post Facebook Lets Users Create New Types of …

Search Engines

‘The Endless Mission’ Wants to Teach You How to Program Video Games

There have been a lot of games that give players the tools to create their own experience, but none like E-Line Media’s “The Endless Mission.”<p>The …

Karting

Victorian Schools Games and Apps Challenge 2018

Are you a Victorian primary or secondary teacher looking to develop your confidence in the Digital Technologies curriculum? Are you looking to get …

Apps

Why There’s A Need to Embrace The Disruptor Called Gamification

15299 / PixabayDisruptions have a way of altering how things were traditionally done or used. At first disruptions can be confusing. You wonder, do I …

Innovation

Gamify: How Gamification Motivates People to Do Extraordinary Things

Barnes & Noble

Why game-based assessments could be destined to fail

Using technology for selection Testing people at work is an emerging and rapidly growing field. It is an area of scientific and practical research …

Technology (Ireland)

Why video games shouldn’t freak parents out

<b>An advocate for educational video games realizes that our kids might actually learn more from Civilization, Minecraft, Call of Duty and World of</b> …

Call of Duty

Winning In Enterprise Gamification Initiatives - by Jennifer Lynn

Gamification opportunities for businesses are great – from having more engaged customers, to crowd sourcing innovation or improving employee …

Game Design

British gaming firm enlists army of players to create Worlds Adrift

© Reuters. Twenty gamers play "Worlds Adrift", whilst suspended in a life size "Sky Ship" based on the game, above Chelsea College of Arts during the …

Angry Birds

Games - taking training to the next level

Gaming at work? Unthinkable until recently. Now, many companies, especially large ones, are using games to train and motivate their staff. Yet …

Schadenfreude

Work in Games

Very, very few people truly want to work, do they? After all, if you weren’t working, you could be doing something you’d find personally rewarding or …

Interaction Design

Games in government: how to get public servants excited about work

Ten years ago, the UK’s Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) had a problem: many of its employees were given little decision-making power, and as a …

Government

Would video games be better if you could play as yourself? Well, not exactly: New research suggests that avatar appearance may not make a difference to players in certain game contexts

New research suggests that avatar appearance may not make a difference to players in certain game contexts<p>A new study shows no gender difference or …

Research

Gameful Design: A Potential Game Changer

Gameful design embraces incremental implementations of proven intrinsic motivators while it acknowledges, accentuates, and builds on the work that …

Gamification

How to add video ads to a game and make people ask for more

For a long time, Pixonic saw our lack of video ads in War Robots as one of our strengths and advantages. We often received pleasant feedback from our players to support our view, along the lines of “Wow, this game is amazing, and also has no annoying ads … such a rarity these days.” We had so many …

Business

Loot Box Saga Continues

Article ByJames G. GattoSheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLPLaw of the LevelThe flurry of proposed legislative activity around loot boxes …

Law

Teaching Writing Through Video Games, Part I

<i>I’m so excited to present today’s guest post by Sarah Jones, whom I met through the Ohio Writing Project last summer. Sarah is an avid writer,</i> …

Biographies

Guy Mods Rowing Machine, Forcing Kids to Exercise While Playing Video Games - Technabob

Do your kids sit around on the couch all day playing video games? That’s no way to stay in shape. Jeremy Fielding came up with a solution to the …

Kids