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Serious Games Showcase & Challenge submissions open Aug. 1

Submissions for the 2017 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge open on Aug. 1, and will remain open until Sept. 18. This year, all applicants are required to submit an “intent to submit” form by Sept. 15 to ensure that the committee is adequately prepared to accept each […]

July 18th, 2017|Serious Gaming|

VHA educational gaming product wins international competition

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

The Employee Education System’s (EES) Educational Gaming won the 2017 Serious Games and Virtual Environments Best in Show Award for its game-based learning product, Difficult Airway Algorithm and Rescue Cricothyrotomy, or DAARC. The award was presented Jan. 31 in the Developing Commercial Interest Large Company/Corporation category during the International […]

February 14th, 2017|Medical, Serious Gaming|

Otronicon celebrates technology; promotes STEM

Otronicon, presented by the Orlando Science Center, is an annual conference that brings together the entertaining world of consumer video games with a behind-the-scenes view of the art, technology and science that form the foundation and the future of both the video game and simulation industries.

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January 18th, 2017|Education and Training, Medical, Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming|

Government-developed serious games lead the awards field

Serious games are serious business. This year’s Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) announced and recognized the 2016 winners at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest conference for modeling and simulation on Dec. 1.

sgsc2016winners-web A great year for Serious Games Showcase & […]

December 14th, 2016|Serious Gaming, Uncategorized|

SGS&C game submissions close this week

Featured-Image---SGS&CAre you or your organization working on a game to submit to the 2016 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C)? If so, you’d better get moving. The published deadline is set for Sept. 16, although the committee has been known to extend the deadline a few days […]

September 13th, 2016|Serious Gaming|

SGS&C welcomes new international partner

Serious-Games-Showcase-&-Challenge-Asia-Pacific-Simulation-Alliance-wThe Asia Pacific Simulation Alliance opened its game submissions on May 1 for the first Asia Pacific Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (APSGSC). The APSGSC seeks to expand the general exposure and understanding of game-based training solutions and to promote the Asia Pacific capability internationally.

Jennifer McNamara, SGS&C director, […]

June 12th, 2016|Serious Gaming|

OCPS’ Liberty Middle School features SGS&C games at STEM Night

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

About three and a half years ago, at the conclusion of the 2012 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C), the SGS&C integrated product team (IPT) leads initiated a conversation with Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) and proposed a partnership — one that would expand […]

SGS&C winners announced at I/ITSEC; first international partner winner

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

SGS&C-2015-winners-w The 2015 winners of the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge were recognized on Dec. 3 at an awards ceremony at I/ITSEC.

The Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) winners were recognized at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) on Dec. 3. […]

December 14th, 2015|Serious Gaming|

ADL Initiative eager for this year’s I/ITSEC

ADL_Logo_2013-320X202Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative is excited to announce that two members of the ADL team, Dr. Elaine Raybourn, and new Director, Dr. Sae Schatz, are nominees for the Best Tutorial Award! Raybourn’s tutorial, “Transmedia Learning in the Wild: Supporting Military Training Through Story-driven Engagement” is from 8:30 […]

November 23rd, 2015|Education and Training, Events, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

SGS&C: Awards ceremony and special event

Team Orlando support SGS&C-10yrlogo-wMake sure to visit the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge booth (#2481) and play the games selected as this year’s finalists. This year’s finalists carried themes involving various medical applications, computer programming, cybersecurity, forensics, and even retail management. Play the games and vote […]

November 23rd, 2015|Events, Serious Gaming|