Games-for-change

06.21.12
Designing edutainment, the Valve way: make a good game first
06.21.12

Designing edutainment, the Valve way: make a good game first

"People don't sit around at Valve and say 'We're educating.' They are educating the player. But it'...

By B. Gilbert,   06.21.12
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06.20.12
'Steam for Schools' is a free version of Steam for students, facilitates Portal 2-based lessons
06.20.12

'Steam for Schools' is a free version of Steam for students, facilitates Portal 2-based lessons

"Steam for Schools" is Valve's next push into edutainment. This summer, educators can apply for bet...

By B. Gilbert,   06.20.12
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07.07.11
Watch Gabe Newell's excellent Games for Change keynote in full right here
07.07.11

Watch Gabe Newell's excellent Games for Change keynote in full right here

Sure, you read our thorough coverage of Valve co-founder and president Gabe Newell's Games for Ch...

By B. Gilbert,   07.07.11
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06.23.11
Newell sees no distinction 'between games and educational games'
06.23.11

Newell sees no distinction 'between games and educational games'

The majority of Valve president and co-founder Gabe Newell's keynote address yesterday at the Gam...

By B. Gilbert,   06.23.11
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06.22.11
Portal 2 Authoring Tools for schools: Newell explains
06.22.11

Portal 2 Authoring Tools for schools: Newell explains

Sure, we already think Portal 2 is a wonderful educational tool, but Valve wants to convince ever...

By B. Gilbert,   06.22.11
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06.22.11
Valve interested in Wii U; 'It fits better into our scalability model,' says Newell
06.22.11

Valve interested in Wii U; 'It fits better into our scalability model,' says Newell

This morning, Valve head and co-founder Gabe Newell gave one of several keynotes at New York's Ga...

By B. Gilbert,   06.22.11
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06.20.11
Al Gore shares an incontestable truth: 'Games are the new normal'
06.20.11

Al Gore shares an incontestable truth: 'Games are the new normal'

"Games have clearly arrived as a mass medium," former Vice President Al Gore professed to a crowd...

By B. Gilbert,   06.20.11
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03.13.10
GDC 2010 Microtalks: Big ideas, tiny speeches
03.13.10

GDC 2010 Microtalks: Big ideas, tiny speeches

The GDC 2010 Microtalks session was a frazzling experience in many ways. The format of the event es...

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05.25.09
Knight News awards to recognize serious games, zombies
05.25.09

Knight News awards to recognize serious games, zombies

We weren't sure what to expect when we rolled up to the first annual Knight News Game Awards, wear...

By Jason Dobson,   05.25.09
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