Microsoft Xbox One

Xbox One: What You Need to Know

Microsoft’s new console hit shelves on Friday and, like the PlayStation4, the Xbox One has gotten a tremendous amount of attention. Here are a few need-to-know details on the new...Read More

Addressing the Sandy Hook Game

Recently we heard about a game that makes light of the Newtown tragedy that occurred almost a year ago. It’s surreal and terrible that someone tried to make a mass...Read More


A Student's Journey Into Game Design

What does it take to get an education in game design? UW Bothell student Kaylin Norman-Slack has been figuring that out for years—and he has some advice to offer other...Read More

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New Release: Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! is the second game based on the popular Adventure Time cartoon series starring Finn and Jake. Players must save the Candy Kingdom...Read More

Candy Crush Saga

Daughter Blames 77-Year-Old Mother for Addiction

My addiction is my 77-year-old mother’s fault. I was visiting her at her home in Wickenburg, Arizona, and she was doing the usual: waiting on me hand and foot, watching...Read More


Getting Started with Machinima

Machinima (/məˈʃiːnɨmə/ or /məˈʃɪnɨmə/) is the use of real-time 3D computer graphics rendering engines to create a cinematic production. Most often, video games are used to generate the computer animation. –WikipediaRead More


Here's How Education Can Improve

In the digital age, the work we do is increasingly fluid and improvisational, and yet our learning models haven’t really changed since the Industrial Revolution—a time when education was designed...Read More

TV worse for kids than gaming

Infographic: TV Could Be Worse For Kids Than Gaming

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What You Need to Know About American vs. Japanese Games

What are the core differences between Japanese and American games? Since so many are translated into English, we don’t always even recognize the games we play are coming from different...Read More

Don't Make Educational Gaming Into Dessert

Are games our just rewards? Or are they something more? Lucas Gillispie, teacher and founder of his school’s MMORPG club, says we should stop treating classroom gaming as the “fun”...Read More


How a Teacher Used This Video Game To Explain Feminist Theory

It can be difficult to teach one group about the oppression of another, especially in situations when the oppression stems from multiple factors. “Intersectionality” is the feminist theory that when...Read More

Killzone Shadow Fall

New Release: Killzone: Shadow Fall

Killzone: Shadow Fall, the new first-person shooter from the Killzone series, was released today. It is the 4th installment for console and the 6th overall. The game is a PlayStation...Read More


PlayStation 4: What You Need to Know

As you may already know, after many months of mounting excitement in the media, the PlayStation 4 is finally here. It’s hard to keep track of all the stories, features,...Read More

Settlers of Catan

Games Unplugged: 5 Board Games You Should Be Playing

Just as the video game industry is exploding with fantastically creative games every day, so has the board game industry been expanding in new and delightful directions. Board gaming is...Read More