Eliane Alhadeff

Aldrich´s Mechanism for Hooking up Serious Games Buyers and Sellers

In the next twelve months Clark Aldrich is going to assemble a Simulation and Serious Games database that will be completely available for free to the public.

Clark explains his primary reason to create The Simulations and Serious Games Registry:

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Google+ Games Getting Started: What about Serious Games?

Following my prior post Google+ Getting Serious About Games Stream, dated July 22, Google+ Games are live already.
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Serious Games as 3D Projection Mapping for Major Brands

In  my prior posts Serious Games Bringing Interactive Properties to Everyday Surfaces and Sifteo - The Next-Gen Siftables: Serious Games As Thinking Toys I had surfaced the theme of physical Serious Games.

Another example would be 3D Projection Mapping. Marketers have realized that this is a great way to advertise a product or event. 3D Projection Mapping has taken the advertising world by storm with leading brands displaying 3D and 4D projections on buildings.

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Serious Games Changing the Way People Apply for a Job

Via: Marriott News Center - My Marriott Hotel™ Opens its Doors on Facebook

Earlier this month, Marriott International launched My Marriott Hotel Serious Game to help generate interest in hospitality careers.

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Jane McGonigal Slides At GDC 2011 - Serious Games Summit, Gamification Day

Serious Games giving players positive powers in real life
Jane's Quote:
"The opposite of play is not work, it's depression!"
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This Is a Serious Game! Latin America - 2nd Largest Social Media Consumer Worldwide

Brazil’s Unique Story

The most populous country in Latin America, Brazil is also the country with the largest number of people with Internet access: a total of 76 million people (13.2% of the Latin American population). With a huge % of web users using social networks, Brazil surpasses the U.S. and the U.K. in terms of sheer volume. 8 out of 10 Brazilian web users have Orkut accounts.

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Serious Games Uncover Principles for Designing RNA Molecules

Via: EteRNA - Played by Humans, Scored by Nature

Investigators at Carnegie Mellon University and Stanford University have launched an online Serious Game that challenges players to design new ways to fold RNA molecules.

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Predictions to Rock the Education World: Tablets as Serious Games

John W. Moravec (1), has recently posted his Five Predictions For 2011 That Will Rock The Education World to his Education Futures blog (find also my prior post iPad & Serious Games To Revolutionize The Way Students Access Core Curriculum).


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Muzzy Lane’s Marketing 101 Wins Serious Games Showcase & Challenge for Business

Muzzy Lane is the 2010 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge winner for the business game category with Marketing 101 - The Principles of Marketing.
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The Inherent Value of Running Your Business like a Serious Game

The Serious Games Based Economy Unfolds

Early September, Fortune Tech reported that companies are realizing that the very same game-play mechanics used in games to hook gamers are an effective way to create business value and therefore are slowly wending their way into other parts of the economy.

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