Fortnite players have to think about what they want to build to achieve their goals.
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Games can help players practice important skills related to civics and public life, like communication, empathy and compassion, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
More than 30 million people play Roblox every day - and millions also make their own games for the booming kid-friendly digital platform.
Playing games can offer an insider’s perspective on screen time quality and quantity.
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Caregivers can strategize with young gamers and challenge racist and sexist stereotypes.
Digital play can be a great substitute for play in the physical world. Research shows playing on a screen builds many of the same skills.
The Autcraft community offers a controlled and filtered environment for autistic children to play and socialise
Play video games and learn a language – a researcher explains why it might be possible.
In Minecraft and other games, players are highly receptive to learning embedded in the game scenario.
The supervised, structured and balanced use of Minecraft could allow students to fully benefit from the potential of this game to build skills and increase motivation.
More than 120 million copies of Minecraft have been sold.
New research uncovers how Australian children actually use Minecraft – shedding light on what devices they use, the social nature of play and a reality check on claims of gender-neutrality.
What makes a video game fun?
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Is there a way to objectively measure players’ subjective enjoyment of any given video game?
More is possible in a virtual world than in a classroom – that’s what makes Minecraft invaluable.
Viagra rendered in Minecraft.
The online building game offers a way to explore the world of molecules like no other.
Kids’ passion for Minecraft means they don’t even realise they’re learning while they play.
Minecraft is not just the world’s most successful PC game – teachers are now using it in the classroom to get kids excited about learning.
The hugely popular Minecraft was released early to let the developer finish it, but not all people are supportive of that strategy.
Imagine you see a new book by your favourite author. Unlike most books, this one is not finished yet. The author will send you updates when they are available so you can see the story develop as it is…