As a game maker and the co-president of Games for Change, I was thrilled to be invited by Kotaku to discuss some of the recent developments in the field of games for learning, health and social impact. Games for Change, founded in 2004, is a non-profit and a global advocate for games that have positive impact on our…
Video game developers can be the new astronauts, a beacon that inspires schoolchildren to love learning science and math, the head advocate for the gaming industry in the U.S., told Kotaku today, as he described President Obama's breakthrough education announcement.
The White House is announcing today a program to improve science and math education with a variety of Entertainment Software Association-backed initiatives including a program to put LittleBigPlanet in libraries as well as a $300,000 game design challenge.
Games that are frivolous and possibly useless to society will be showcased next week at E3, but this week, in New York, games designed for the good of the world get the spotlight.