Serious-games

03.13.10
White House courts devs to make healthy eating games
03.13.10

White House courts devs to make healthy eating games

In a video presentation at the Game Developers Choice Awards, White House chief technology officer A...

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02.16.10
Canadian public health group makes safe sex game
02.16.10

Canadian public health group makes safe sex game

The public health unit in London, Ontario has put together a trivia-based video game called Adventu...

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01.06.10
You too can be a ban-happy Australian politician
01.06.10

You too can be a ban-happy Australian politician

Australians have gotten the short end of the gaming stick for some time now, with several games eit...

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12.13.09
The metagame and its importance to MMOs
12.13.09

The metagame and its importance to MMOs

What is the metagame? It can mean a lot of different things depending on context, but all of the me...

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05.29.09
AMD doles out grants for educational game push
05.29.09

AMD doles out grants for educational game push

Perhaps as penance for all the brains it's helped to rot with WoW, Counter-Strike and Dolphin Olympi...

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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...

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05.21.09
South Korea serious about serious games, invests $64 million
05.21.09

South Korea serious about serious games, invests $64 million

The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, Tourism and Starcraft (okay, we made that last one up...

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03.25.09
LGJ: Serious games with serious regulations
03.25.09

LGJ: Serious games with serious regulations

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues a...

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03.18.09
Get fired for playing Layoff: The Game
03.18.09

Get fired for playing Layoff: The Game

One of the first things we were going to do as soon as we became super-private-island rich was to c...

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