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When mobile game investments dry up, that’s when Disney swoops in

“As the venture money has dried up and exits have slowed down and valuations have come down, larger game developers that have one or two hits [but not a big stable of them] are now open to work with us in co-development.” – Disney Mobile Games exec Chris Heatherly Disney won’t be releasing a new […]

Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future

While I am a huge advocate for the purposeful integration of technology in schools, we must resist the temptation to think that this is the solution to solve all the ills in our current education system. What concerns me most is how many districts and schools are going all in with one-on-one or bring-your-own-device (BYOD) […]

A few thoughts on game design methods

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. Introduction Last year on Digital Dragons I had the pleasure of listening to a lecture by two of my colleagues on quest design in […]

Three Solutions to Three Problems in Interactive Fiction

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. The main difficulty in writing interactive fiction is how so many basic techniques of traditional fiction fail in the new medium. The player’s need […]

Video games used as safety training at Children’s Hospital

For those who think video gaming is just for shooting aliens and driving stolen cars, think again. Video games are taking new form, becoming virtually indispensable. Watch this story When Children’s Hospital needed a detailed evacuation plan, they turned to the latest in video gaming. “There’s a lot of ways to use game techniques, game […]