Games can be a huge boon in the classroom—or not. It’s not always easy for teachers to find good games. Even if a game is a good learning tool, teachers may need help and training to deploy the game in the classroom. Today the Extra Credits website announced the official launch of their new curation channel, Extra Credits EDU, on Steam. The channel’s aim is to help teachers unlock the huge educational potential of games in the classroom. (The channel has been in beta testing for a while.) Read More
Games for Change (G4C) just wrapped up its first keynote presentation. The three-day conference focuses on games for social change, particularly games in education. The conference brings together people from a variety of different fields, including the social impact sector, government, media, academia, the gaming industry, and more, to exchange ideas and resources in order to…well, change the world through games.
Guitar Hero is Back
Guitar Hero is coming back! This rhythm game that you play with guitar replicas has been a long-time favorite for family gaming, and the announcement four years ago that Activision would stop production saddened many hearts. The new Guitar Hero will be released sometime in the next year, Activision says. Read More