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British King George III played Serious Games in 1765!!

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A few months ago, visiting a WWII Museum in Hamburg, I came across a Nazi Serious Game. I thought I had found a super-early form of Serious Game and felt like a gold miner but a few days ago, History slapped me again. This time I was visiting London’s Kew Gardens. One of the main attractions there is the Kew ... Read More »

Best Serious Games Awards! Players’ Choice!

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We did it! We reached 100 posts! And we want to celebrate it awarding the most interesting games we have discovered over these months. Creative, innovative and meaningful games that are shaping the Serious Games industry. Ready to enjoy the best of the best? Here are our winners! MOST SURPRISING SERIOUS GAME Luftschutz tut not!  – Serious Games are not an XXI century ... Read More »

Dragon Box, at last a visual way to learn equations!

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I was a pretty bad student at Maths. I was best in my class for anything else, but Maths were my nightmare… and my dad’s. Being an engineer, it was hard for him to assimilate that his smart daughter was completely unable to understand any kind of explanation regarding Maths. He tried everything until he finally decided to explain me ... Read More »

‘Twilight Struggle’ a board game to change Cold War rules

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What if Russia had won the Cold War? What if China had been seduced by the allies? What if Europe had chosen differently who to align with? ‘What ifs’ are a game in itself that have inspired stories for books, comics, illustrations… and also games! ‘Twilight Struggle’ is a Risk-style 2 players board game based on the events occurred during Cold ... Read More »

Learn Japanese playing Takos

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Is there a cool way to learn Japanese playing video games? Serious Games also expand to language learning as Takos Japanese has been proving. Missions, activities, humour and a cool art-style are keys for the good performance of Tako’s, winner at the Fun&Serious Games Festival 2015 at Bilbao. But what is behind the scenes? Who, where and why was created ... 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 »

Wuzzit Trouble – A Serious Game to practice Maths

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“I’m just not good at Maths” This is a statement we constantly hear from friends, colleagues, family… Math struggle is not solely a children’s question. Most adults have problems making easy mental calculus, checking the restaurant bill or the correct change. Could Serious Games help end these embarrassing situations? Developer BrainQuake is proving that it is indeed possible with games ... Read More »

Pacific – GameLearn’s new Serious Game to master Leadership

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Pacific airlines announce your flight is ready for departure, please proceed to the boarding gate. This is how your next adventure begins. Are you ready to learn Leadership and Team Management playing Video Games? Then you better take a look to Pacific, the new game by GameLearn. The premise is engaging by itself: you are part of a volunteer team in ... Read More »