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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 »

I did land one Boeing 737! (with Flight Simulator)

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The first you will notice in this video-game… wait a minute… It is hard to me to call it “video-game”. Flight Simulator is not a game, it is the maximum level of simulation software you will find. There is no more fun but to simulate real life, real tasks that we, the common of human beings, cannot do such as ... 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 »

Serious Games for Parents

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If you still think South is not worthy, you better reconsider your thoughts. The third edition of South Summit has just come to an end and we are still buzzing about all the creative projects presented during the event. 100 entrepreneurs pitched their ideas to potential investors: thermal energy, water saving, acne treatment and of course, Serious Games… for parents! Take ... Read More »

Elegy for a Dead World – Explore your writing skills in this inspiring serious game

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Despite its melancholic name, there’s nothing mournful or sad about Elegy for a Dead World, an inspiring, visually charming serious game to explore your writing creativity and unleash your inner Shakespeare. PopCannibal and Dejobaan Games’ Elegy for a Dead World is a great example of how serious games can fire players’ creativity. In times when games are also valued because ... 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 »

Virtonomics: Play to become a virtuoso entrepreneur

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If you are crazy about Economy and Business creation, Virtonomics is definitely your game. Since 2006 Virtonomics has been providing players from all over the world with a virtual “free2play” environment to experiment in their computers how their dream-about business would work. But don’t get too confident, this is not a piece-of-cake game nor a game targeted to newbies, this ... Read More »

MAPPLE: Serious Games classified by Purpose

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Serious Games classification usually deals with areas of appliance: Education, Health, Simulation, Gamification… The problem with this traditional method is that frontiers are really blurred. Where would you put a gamified e-learning that tries to improve children teeth-healthcare education? Like this one, there are hundreds of examples that don’t fit in a unique category. And why is this important? Because the ... Read More »