The Top 20 Advantages of Event Gamification

Studies show that gamification helps to develop new skills, forms independence, and motivates event attendees. With the help of game mechanics, you can affect the communication within the event, the culture of the organisation, work efficiency, etc. What is gamification for events? Gamification in the event industry, or event gamification, is the use of game mechanics […]

RAGE 2 Review

Game: RAGE 2 Consoles: Xbox One, PS4 (Reviewed), PC Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Developer: Avalanche Studios/id Software (A review copy of  RAGE 2 was supplied by the publisher) RAGE 2 isn’t concerned with telling the player a deep story. It’s not looking to chase the latest multiplayer trends or offer anything close to a compelling lead character. […]

Microsoft’s Mixer now lets streamers reward fans for participation, not just subscriptions

On game-streaming platforms today, there’s really only one way to earn status within a creator’s community: you have to become a subscriber. Microsoft’s game-streaming service Mixer is today aiming to offer a third path to status through loyalty and participation. In doing so, it hopes to better differentiate itself from larger rivals like Twitch and […]

In Between: Playing Against Cancer

Whether you’re a hardcore gamer, an arcade fan, or have never played a video game before, cancer can hit anyone. In fact, the number of cancer diagnoses is steadily rising. We want to introduce you to the game In Between because developer Gentlymad and publisher Headup Games offers a journey into the thoughts of a man suffering from cancer; an […]

Perspective: How brain training games could help patients with Huntington’s disease

– Lia Koltyrina/Shutterstock In the search for new treatments, science often focuses on medication first. But drugs aren’t the only way to fight illness, particularly when looking at brain diseases. My research looks into how playing specially designed computer games might help people who are living with Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s is a brain disorder that […]