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The Evolution of Console Video Games

Everyone’s excited for the Next Gen of console gaming, but what about generations one through seven? Here’s a primer on everything you need to know to put the PS4 and...Read More

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You Should Keep an Eye on Esports

Is the day coming when you could sit down with your family to watch a video game competition on your TV? Maybe so.Read More

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Teachers Easily Make Games & Kids Have Fun Learning With Kahoot!

Check out this cute video of kids playing Kahoot! in the classroom. Who knew anybody could be so enthusiastic about a quiz?Read More

Siblings Watch Each Other Play, Forge Closer Bonds

Regan McMahon’s kids love video games. McMahon was surprised when she realized that gaming was helping them get along with each other. They weren’t competing much. Instead, they were helping...Read More

The Learning Game That Is Right for You

How do you define learning? That’s the question Sylvia Martinez asks when teachers want recommendations for “good learning games.” Martinez writes on the Generation YES blog. The problem with most...Read More

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How Games Teach Scientific Thinking

What do games have in common with science? More than you might think. Expert James Paul Gee tackles the issue in his article, “Games, Learning, and 21st Century Survival Skills.”...Read More

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Selfies in Gaming, Too? Yup.

Apparently grownups have finally turned on to something kids have known about for years—the selfie phenomenon. The word “selfie” has even made it into the Oxford online dictionary.Read More

Adult Gamers: Why You Shouldn't Grow Up

“Grow Up!” How many older gamers have been told to abandon their favorite activities because it’s all just kid stuff? It usually starts when geeks are in their teens, but...Read More

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Just Dance 2014, The Next Gen of Party Games

There are plenty of video games that work great in groups. Mario Party, Guitar Hero, and LittleBigPlanet all have multiplayer options and can be a great way for teens (or adults) to spend...Read More