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Games are more than just technological artefacts at our disposal. They’re actually changing the way we think, interact and do things. Becuase of games, important changes in education and human behavior have been gaining attention in the last decades by educators, entrepreneurs and the media, in general. In this section, browse articles on this topic and many other aspects tangential to it.

The African roots in ‘Aurion: Legacy of the Kori Odan’
10 months ago

The African roots in ‘Aurion: Legacy of the Kori Odan’

Kiro’O Games’ CEO Madiba Olivier was kind enough to chat with us at NtK about their game ‘Aurion: Legacy of the Kori Odan’. Read on to find out more about their game, their Kickstarter, and their future.

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“Hentai games still need to be games”: a conversation with eXp studio
10 months ago

“Hentai games still need to be games”: a conversation with eXp studio

I see very few articles out there on hentai games. Although they represent an important share of the market, they’re still controversially seen as either pornography by some or as a subset of a broader anime genre by others.
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Are mobile games the same as “real games”?
10 months ago

Are mobile games the same as “real games”?

Is Candy Crush comparable to Dark Souls?

Are mobile games just as valid as “real games” on console or PC? Are they played by the same people or even the same kinds of people? I see this topic come up a lot, and the discourse of everyone involved got me excited about writing this article.
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Living A Double Life Through Games!?
11 months ago

Living A Double Life Through Games!?

This man was explaining to a fellow Free Company member (guild member) that the reason for why he might not be coming back was because while instead of spending a bit more time with his family in the real world during and after new years eve, he spent it with some of his friends online in the game.
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Racial and Sexual Diversity In Video Games: what is your take?
12 months ago

Racial and Sexual Diversity In Video Games: what is your take?

What are your thoughts on real life social disputes being introduced into the universal language we call “Gaming”? What are the Pro’s and Con’s of not just sexual diversity, but cultural diversity as well?
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How Can Virtual Reality Games Improve in the Coming Years
1 year ago

How Can Virtual Reality Games Improve in the Coming Years

Virtual reality games became the biggest thing to hit the gaming market this year. People everywhere flocked to purchase the latest gear in an attempt to immerse themselves in a world that didn’t exist. While the sheer thought of virtual reality is unparalleled, there are a lot of things that still have to be worked out to ensure the concept succeeds and all the shortcomings are addressed.
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