This Game Awards You Points For Smashing Real World Cameras

Gamification—the use of game mechanics in the real world—remains largely a joke, often relegated to a bullet point in a marketing strategy or manifested as an ineffective experiment. Some might even call it bullshit. Sometimes, though, you see something noteworthy and interesting—and in this case, gamification has… »1/28/13 1:30pm1/28/13 1:30pm

The Complicated Truth Behind Games That Want To Change The World

If you listen closely to those who advocate for games as a worthwhile medium, you can sense the hope that games will change the world. Either society becomes enraptured by the possibilities that interactivity presents, or games become another avenue for making a difference—if not both. We stand on the precipice of… »10/24/12 11:00am10/24/12 11:00am