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Dytective, a game to detect dyslexia, sucesfully crowdfunded

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Dytective, a game to detect dyslexia needs your help with its Kickstarter campaign! I have wondered  lots of times what takes someone to give money to a crowdfunding campaign. Usually, the answer is just “laughter”. Potato salads, weird amateur movies, crazy ideas, toys… And it is good, the world needs fun, lots of it. But for once, I would like ... Read More »

Aislados – A honest approach to teenager’s psychology in a video game

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Where does the idea of creating a Serious Game come from? What are the impulse and the goal? For ‘Aislados’ the answer is clear: How can we approach teenagers speaking their own language? ‘Aislados’ was born to help teachers confront the teenagers’ emotional development in class. Funded mainly by the Spanish Antidrug Plan with money coming from confiscated goods in ... Read More »

Relive – A Serious Graphic Adventure to Learn CPR

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Some posts ago, we were wondering what if shooter games could save lives. Well, this is not a shooter game, but “Relive” is a sci-fi adventure Serious Same to learn to apply CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) techniques. This game developed by Studio Evil with the help of the expert in CPR Federico Semeraro takes place in a space facility where something ... Read More »

SuperBetter – When Serious Games can Give you a Longer Life

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Serious Game Design has its superstar. If Serious Games were Pop Music, Jane McGonigal would be Madonna! If you still don’t know who Jane is, then you are a lucky one because you can watch her great TED talks for the first time! She speaks about games and how they can make a better world. She has been creating amazing ... Read More »

9 IoT Solutions that will Revolution Health Care

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If any industry is going to change completely because of IoT (Internet of Things) this will be undoubtedly Health Care. The way we think about patients, how doctors communicate with them and how chronic illnesses will be treated won’t be recognizable in 10 years. Here you have 9 of the most amazing things future will bring us. 1. SMART GLASSES Yes, we have ... Read More »

V-Time – Why Your Grandpa Should Play Video Games

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There are few gamer grandparents. That is a fact. Video games and elderly people usually live in worlds far, far apart. However, serious games can provide an amazing range of benefits to their health and well-being. So while playing Mario Kart with your grandparents could be fun, this time I am talking about a game like V-Time. V-Time is an ... Read More »

Keep Calm and Focus Pocus: a Serious Game to beat ADHD

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You have probably heard of ADHD. Maybe you went to school with someone who has it, perhaps your neighbor, friend, the kid you used to play with or even someone in your family. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is more common than you think, and causes problems concentrating, paying attention, memorizing and staying organized –usually in children. The sense of ... Read More »

Can serious games bring playgrounds back to life?

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Video game consoles have increasingly replaced playgrounds. Kids spend countless hours in front of a screen, hours that our parents spent playing outside. Neighborhood playgrounds have increasingly become empty, as they are no longer grounds for the kid’s imagination. They are no longer fortresses to conquer or castles to fight for against the kid next door, as the battle is ... Read More »