What do you mean when you say your serious game has been validated? Experimental vs. Test Validity

At many serious games conferences I attend, people talk about the pressing need for more serious games to be validated. People talk about the handful of examples of serious games that have been validated. I assume this means that scientific trials were conducted that validated the use of these serious game to impact outcomes. But… Continue reading What do you mean when you say your serious game has been validated? Experimental vs. Test Validity

Only 1 in 10 play the whole video game: Implications for serious game development

In the video game industry, an important measure of a game’s success is its sales. Of course the extent to which players of the game are engaged in it and give it positive reviews supports the sales of the game and its popularity. But if a million people buy a

How do you get doctors interested in games for health? A biofeedback game for patient safety!

I am a big fan of  Eric Bartelson who is the chief editor of Control (international edition).  He is a video game visionary and really appreciated early on how serious games are relevant to the commercial game industry. I got to know him when he did a feature section in Control on games in healthcare back in… Continue reading How do you get doctors interested in games for health? A biofeedback game for patient safety!