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Learning Through Play: Using Games to EducatePerspectives /
It's clear that when learning becomes fun, people are quicker to engage and benefit.
#NationalVideoGamesDay 2019Perspectives /
In celebration of Video Games Day 2019, here’s 24 fun facts about our industry that might surprise you:#1. Video game history goes back as far as the 1950s, when computer scientists started designing simple games and simulations for fun.#2. Video games didn’t become popular with the mainstream until the…
Thank you, video gamesPerspectives /
"Thank you, video games...It’s hard for me to put into words how much video games mean to me."
VR, AR, and MR: How XR Technology is Shaping the FuturePerspectives /
Unlike hovercrafts, holograms, and humanoid robots, extended reality (XR) is no longer just a futuristic fantasy. XR technology today is a part of our daily lives—a widespread and accessible technology with limitless applications and potential.What is XR?XR is a catch-all category for all real-and-virtual combined environments generated by computer…
Leveling the Playing Field: Women in EsportsPerspectives /
As the world of esports gains momentum, professional leagues are taking steps towards recruiting more women, as are collegiate teams.
SAAM Arcade 2019: Breaking BarriersEvents / Perspectives /
The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) hosted the fifth annual SAAM Arcade. This year's theme was "Breaking Barriers," and attendees were able to play indie games from new developers intentionally selected to show empathy through game play.