Virtual reality, a dream of science fiction writers for decades, is the closest to a true reality than it’s ever been. Multiple headsets are on sale to consumers, and while some aren’t exactly affordable to the common person, such as the HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift, and others work better than others,the upcoming…
A professor in China apparently made his late students write out 1,000 emoticons by hand after being late to class. ┐(‘～`；)┌
Many Japanese think English is a difficult language. So why not make that linguistic grind enjoyable? That’s exactly what this odd little book does.
Launching this summer, Minecraft: Education Edition will be an “expanded” version of Minecraft for classrooms, distributed to educational institutions worldwide.
Some of the games industry’s most talented and experienced designers are making the leap from game development to academia. But how do you teach the art of making games?
The University of Tokyo is Japan’s most prestigious school and the highest rated university in Asia. To get in, you will needs smarts. Playing Pokémon, says one student, probably won’t hurt, either.
Notice anything? Anything unusual? You know, besides the little girl with three arms.
Fudan University is one of China’s most elite universities. This week, it is being accused of not only ripping off a famous Japanese university, but also Apple. Some week!
Chances are, if you're reading this you like video games. Video games are awesome right? They can have a positive impact on our lives. They can help us make friends, overcome our problems and help us grow as people. Give me a personal story about the impact of video games over a story about frame rates any day.
Dream of being a pro-gamer? Live in Japan? Good news! There's now a school for you.
Exam papers aren't only for test taking. In South Korea, they're for drawing.
This isn't nationwide. But next month, Hokkaido Prefecture is rolling out "No Video Game Day." There won't be just one of these days, but two—and two every month.
TED talks can range from informative lectures to absurd satire. But the most TED thing ever has to be this third grader's talk on why video games should, like, totally be in classrooms.
Yesterday wasn't your typical day at Fuji Hokuryo High School in Yamanashi Prefecture. Male and female students could trade uniforms for what the school dubbed "Sex Change Day" (セクスチェンジ・デー or sekusu chenji dee). The event made the national news.
Many students might spend their free time at college playing DOTA. Why not spend your study time doing the same? Well, in China, you can.
When you think of sumo training, you probably think of large men eating lots of food and wrestling each other. You should also think of large men sitting in a classroom and learning stuff.
Who said math isn't sexy? Oh but it is. It is.
This fall, Sangmyung University in Seoul, South Korea will begin teaching a course on PlayStation. Just check out the classroom.
English Words That Don't Appear on Tests isn't your typical English textbook for Japanese students. Thank goodness.
When I was 12 I didn't like school much — who did? But if someone told me I didn't have to go to school and could use the spare time to do whatever I wanted? I'd probably just spend it trying to break my speed records on Super Punch Out!! I tell you what I wouldn't have done: worked my ass off to create a critically…