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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 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|

Drum roll please for the 2015 SGS&C finalists

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team-Orlando-SGS&C-serious-games-wAfter months and months of preparation, and three days of playing, evaluating and sorting game submissions from all across the world, the 2015 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge finalists have been selected and will be a part of this year’s Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation […]

October 14th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Serious Gaming|

Celebrating 10 years of SGS&C: Game quality keeps improving

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team-Orlando-SGS&C2014-wJust over one year ago, the 2014 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge was coming to a close and another successful year was being celebrated. Across the board, 2014 was a year for continued improvement: game quality; sponsorships; Students’ Choice; and the shift of […]

October 14th, 2015|Serious Gaming|

Celebrating 10 years of SGS&C: Students Provide Valuable Insight to Developers

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team-Orlando-Serious-games-Showcase-and-Challenge-2013For many years, Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) was getting great game submissions that revolved around Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The IPT believed these games would be applicable for high school education, yet none of the current […]

September 13th, 2015|Serious Gaming|

A celebration of 10 years of SGS&C: Looking back at 2012

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team-Orlando-2012-SGS&C-serious-gamingWith continued growth each year, 2012 was an extraordinarily fulfilling year for Serious Games Showcase and Challenge because of international expansion. “It was really an ‘aha’ moment for us because there were a lot of Serious Games groups around the world, but not […]

August 19th, 2015|Serious Gaming|

Submit your game to the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge

SGSC-10-year-wIt’s what you’ve been waiting to hear: submissions for the 2015 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge are now open!

Could your game be selected as the winner in the business category or even the coveted People’s Choice Award voted on by I/ITSEC attendees?

This year, […]

August 19th, 2015|Events, Serious Gaming|

Celebrating Ten Years of Serious Games Showcase & Challenge: Adaptation an important piece of SGS&C 2011

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

For Serious Games Showcase & Challenge, the year 2011 was a year for adaptation. Specifically, it was centered around mobile platforms and the introduction of its own award category, and the first year for the special themed category, “Adaptive Force.”

With mobile use continuing to grow at that time, and the expansion […]

July 22nd, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Serious Gaming|