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SGS&C: A request for a ‘special’ special event

From the SGS&C archives

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge! As the SGS&C IPT looks to plan for a special celebration of the Challenge in 2015, it’s especially exciting to revisit the history and how the SGS&C came to be what it is today.


January 27th, 2015|Serious Gaming|

Many Team Orlando entities partner with Otronicon

Otronicon began in 2006 as an effort to “explore the science, art, technology, careers and fun behind video games, simulation and digital media.” As a partner, Team Orlando joined the Orlando Science Center’s effort to recognize and celebrate the impact that digital technologies have made in nearly every aspect of our lives.


January 27th, 2015|Events, Serious Gaming, STEM|

And the 2014 SGS&C winners are…

Covering a variety of subjects from cyber security to a slave’s escape to freedom, to a synthetic biology game, this year’s Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) winners were announced at the annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando, Fla.

SGS&C received submissions from all over the nation, as well as internationally, that […]

December 18th, 2014|Serious Gaming|

Otronicon brings science, art & technology to Life

Otronicon-wTeam Orlando will once again be a part of this year’s OTRONICON – Orlando Electronic Interactive Entertainment Convention — featuring a selection of games from the 2014 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge finalists and the “Deployable Virtual Training Environment” from Program Manager, Training Systems (PM TRASYS). […]

December 18th, 2014|Events, Serious Gaming, STEM|

SGS&C enjoys growth and loyal participants

By Dolly Rairigh Glass


Visit the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge Booth #2663 and spend some time playing the finalists’ games. Then use your I/ITSEC registrant ticket to vote on your choice for the prestigious “People’s Choice Award.”

It’s been a very quick nine years since the […]

November 26th, 2014|Serious Gaming|

Finalists Selected for Prestigious Serious Games Showcase & Challenge Honors

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

SGSC-printLogo-finalists-wSerious Games Showcase & Challenge, the premiere venue for recognition of excellence in the field of Serious Games development, announced its 2014 finalists, narrowing down the field of submissions to only 19 games. An esteemed panel of evaluators will now review […]

October 20th, 2014|Serious Gaming|

GameTech: Great Networking and Partnership Opportunity

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

At the start of this month, Sept. 3-5, the National Center for Simulation and Team Orlando presented the 2014 Defense GameTech Users’ Conference, which brought together a diverse group of presenters and topics, as well as keynoters from government, academic and industry.

Team-Orlando-GameTech-Eric-Preisz-w Lt. Gen. […]

September 13th, 2014|Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

Serious Games: Enhancing Today’s Training and Education

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team-Orlando-Serious-GamesSC-wSerious Games. What are they and who uses them? The definition of Serious Games: any games that are designed for a specific purpose other than pure entertainment. They can be based on a simulation of a real event, or created […]

September 13th, 2014|Serious Gaming|

‘Builder’ of Future VA Virtual Hospital to Speak at GameTech

As Orlando awaits the opening of its new VA Hospital located in Lake Nona, plans are already underway for the newest VA hospital; one that won’t reside in any particular city, but instead will be accessible to patients and staff from anywhere online.

Team-Orlando-Simulation-Manny-Dominguez-w Manny Dominguez, Ph.D., the Deputy […]

August 11th, 2014|Events, Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

Calling All Serious Games Developers

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

serious_games_squareSubmissions are officially open for the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge! Launching into its ninth year, the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) is the foremost venue for recognition of excellence in the field of Serious Games development. The top […]

August 11th, 2014|Events, Serious Gaming|