Tag Archives: game-based learning

Video games can develop graduate skills in higher education students – new study

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The results of a University of Glasgow study that found commercial video games may be used to develop skills known as ‘graduate attributes’ – including communciation, resourcefulness and adapatability – have been published in the journal Computers & Education. The results suggest that video games may have a role to play in higher education. Barr,… Continue reading

Never Alone: Developer Interview

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Following our enlightening Never Alone play session, I was fortunate enough to be able to interview Grant Roberts, Lead Game Designer on the atmospheric puzzle platformer, to get the developers’ perspective on the importance of communication in the game. Did you, as the designers of the game, set out to communicate with the player? If… Continue reading

Never Alone

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Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) is a BAFTA award-winning game created by Upper One Games in collaboration with Alaskan Native storytellers and elders. The game draws heavily on the traditional lore of the Iñupiat people and is intended as the first in a series of “world games” that the developer hopes will “draw fully upon the… Continue reading