Tag Archives: Gonzalo Frasca

September 12th: a Toy World – The First Newsgame

In 2003, Gonzalo Frasca created ‘September 12th: A Toy World’, the first Serious Game to be considered a Newsgame, this means a game with journalistic purposes. This polemical Serious Game aims to create debate around the war against terrorism. However, the game alerts: ‘This is not a game. You can’t win and you can’t lose’. Absolutely true. Since its release, ‘September ... Read More »

Videojuegos y Educación en las Charlas TED

Video magistral para entender la importancia de videojuegos y simuladores en la educación y de la asimilación de los juegos a edades tempranas. El ponente, Gonzalo Frasca, es autor de la tesis “Videogames of the oppressed: videogames as a means for critical thinking and debate” sobre juegos informativos. En esta charla TED dedicada a Videojuegos y Educación, Gonzalo Frasca usa ... Read More »