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Culture & Society

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.

From instructional design to game development: an interview with Ellen Johnson
1 month ago

From instructional design to game development: an interview with Ellen Johnson

For the last decades, gaming has found its way into education and academic discussions about learning have become increasingly more interesting ever since. After all, games in education present one more way, among many others, of establishing a fruitful dialogue of humanities with technology. In fact, isn’t the game development field all about that?
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Retro Gaming Resurgence
3 months ago

Retro Gaming Resurgence

Just lately, I’ve turned my back on indie games. Why? Because they are exhausting.
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Online distribution of content (including games)
5 months ago

Online distribution of content (including games)

Content is king, content is everything. How many times have you heard that? Since the beginning of marketing, this is true.

Today we have new jobs being created such as …
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Gamification, advertising and how we can live life in a fun way
6 months ago

Gamification, advertising and how we can live life in a fun way

Games have been around for many years, even in prehistoric years we see evidence of men using games to teach their children how to live. Today, as we have firmware, software and many others, we want to introduce Funware.
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The 80s: a decade I can’t stop dreaming about
6 months ago

The 80s: a decade I can’t stop dreaming about

I have a thing for the 80’s and I can’t help it. It’s everywhere you look at on my work.
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A Real Game Developer isn’t in it for the Money!
6 months ago

A Real Game Developer isn’t in it for the Money!

This is not a clickbait title. This is an actual DM I received on Twitter.

This statement was a reply (ostensibly from a game developer?) to an auto-DM I created …
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Games User Research: what can it do for game development?
6 months ago

Games User Research: what can it do for game development?

Learning what brings players to your game and what makes them keep coming back for more can be a tricky task, but a source of valuable knowledge for game development if done right. This is just one of the key aspects that drive the interest of professionals and scholars toward the Games User Research (GUR) field.
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Why fangames could save the game industry
6 months ago

Why fangames could save the game industry

Nothing shows love to your favorite game like making your own fangame to tell a new adventure and even improve on the faults of the original design.
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