How Simulation Games are Being Incorporated into Training

by Jonathon Kaufman Most games transport the player to a fictional world, which has no semblance of what real life entails.  However, there is a genre that not only takes the player into a fictional world, but that world also acts just like the real world and the activities of the real world.  These games are simulation games. Simulation games …

The Future of eLearning is Games

  According to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), more than half of Americans play video games, even if they do not describe themselves as gamers. With most of the country playing games for entertainment, there has been more research into the application of games for education (edutainment) and the research is in: Games are the future of eLearning. In fact, …

Play Smarter: Games for Learning

By Jonathon Kaufman “Being immersed in a video game, and having your brain stimulated, can encourage creative solutions and adaptations. These beneficial ideas and thoughts can then be applied to real-life situations. The results can be surprisingly positive for individuals, communities, and society as a whole.” – Alan S. Weiss, M.D.* In today’s world, the majority of the games that …