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Aggression from video games linked to Game Mechanics

Feelings of aggression after playing video games are more likely to be linked to gameplay mechanics rather than violent content, a study suggests.
Researchers carried out a range of tests, including making a non-violent version of popular game Half-Life 2.

Games modified to have counter-intuitive, frustrating controls – leading to feelings [...] Continue Reading…

Register your interest for the SGDSS’14

The Serious Game Design Summer School is funded with help from the European Commission and time generously donated by participating Industries. Hence the school itself is free for participating students, and those students from the three participating Universities will also receive a subsistence and travel allowance.

However, for anyone outside [...] Continue Reading…

Serious Game Design Summer School 13 – Download PDF

The Serious Game Design Summer School gave young designers and creative students insights and knowledge of Serious Game design and production. The Summer School centers around a role play of a game development company, where students will create serious game concepts for selected target groups, embed curricular topics using behavioral mechanics, and provide accurate information through ramification of [...] Continue Reading…

Great Game Catalogue now available – Free download

The GREAT project aims to proceed according to the Theory and Trends that cross Europe for its number one Priority in the EU 2020: Growth based on knowledge and innovation: Innovation; Education; Digital Society.

The starting point for this project was the experience and knowledge base sustained by the partnership. [...] Continue Reading…