Post image for Wii Fit as a physical rehabilitation tool?

Researchers are using Wii Fit to physically rehabilitate football players at University of Maryland and Ohio State University. Why is this so successful? I have some ideas as to why.

Click to continue reading…


A few days ago I did a post about net neutrality that was well received but some comments I got said it raised more questions than it answered. I found a great infographic that sums up most of what net neutrality is. Check it out…

Click to continue reading…


Post image for Should video games have exercise ratings?

Taking a queue from an article on written by Paul Ballas (link here), I also pose the question: “should video games have exercise ratings?”


Comment Highlight: Re: Lilikka – 2 Ways Facebook Places Can Change Mobile Gaming

August 22, 2010
Thumbnail image for Comment Highlight: Re: Lilikka – 2 Ways Facebook Places Can Change Mobile Gaming

Today I’m rolling out a new feature on the website! Comment Highlight will be a weekly post that will be highlighted on the website (and in the newsletter you can sign up for on the right!). Every week, I’ll take one of the best comments from either the blog, my videos or Twitter and personally […]

Click to continue reading…

Mario Kart Bike Lane

August 22, 2010
Thumbnail image for Mario Kart Bike Lane

I’ve decided to make a fun post for the weekend today. Everyone knows that Portland, Oregon is a pretty serious biking city. Someone decided to take one of Portland’s most prominent features, its bike lanes and add a little Mario Kart magic to it.

Click to continue reading…

2 Ways Facebook Places can change mobile games

August 20, 2010
Thumbnail image for 2 Ways Facebook Places can change mobile games

If Facebook allows indie game devs to use their technology, social check in games and alternate reality game devs can have access to 500 million users. This could be big! In this video, I discuss just some of the ways game devs could use this service.

Click to continue reading…

Blog downtime

August 19, 2010
Thumbnail image for Blog downtime

Unforutnately, I’m under the weather this week so blog content may be really slim this week and I apologize. But, now is the perfect time to check out some of the great interviews on the site and sign up for the RSS feed, news letter or Twitter feed!

Click to continue reading…

Filament Games Interview

August 17, 2010
Thumbnail image for Filament Games Interview

A few days ago I spoke to Dan Norton of Filament Games. Their game, Energy City, is an interesting take on how we can teach energy use and conservation. I asked Dan how they came up with the concept of the game and what lessons they were hoping to pass on through their game.

Click to continue reading…

What is net neutrality?

August 14, 2010
Thumbnail image for What is net neutrality?

What’s net neutrality? Is it bad? How does net neutrality affect mobile games and educational games online? These are some questions I want you to think about over the weekend, friends! For more information about net neutrality, here’s a good place to start: Don’t forgot to subscribe via RSS, YouTube or Twitter!

Click to continue reading…