PIXELearning’s Top Ten Birthday Lists

As some will know it’s our 10th Birthday today, don’t we feel old? It feels like yesterday that we in our strollers building our PIXEL cubes.

It’s been a great decade of working on some fantastic projects, designing epic games and working with great colleagues and customers…you know who you are.

So to celebrate we are sticking with the theme of 10 and so we decided to provide you with our very own top tens:

  • Top 10 Serious Games
  • Top 10 Blogs for Serious Games and Simulations
  • Our Top 10 Competitors in the industry
  • Our birthday Number 1 singles
  • Out Top 10 Twitterers

Here we go…. Read more of this post

E3 2012: A short round-up of what you need to know


E3 was held a few weeks back and showcases the most innovative technology in gaming and is often thought as the most important event in the games industry calendar. So here’s a round-up of all you need to know and how it could affect the serious games industry.

More player control

A common theme in many of the games show cased at E3 this year is the ability to choose your own path. Many games from Dishonoured, Watch Dogs, and The Last of Us showed this mechanic within their game play giving the player a choice to assassinate an enemy in a stealthy way or maybe not kill them at all. This gives the games more replay ability and gives players a chance to choose the path they want to. This shows how consumers want to be able to work through a game how they want to seeming to make their own decisions. This is something that serious games have already emulated; many strive to show the impact of the player’s decisions in simulations, showing the effects of their choices. This just shows how games are Read more of this post

E-Virtuoses returns in 2012 May 23rd & 24th.

I have the pleasure of letting you all know about the return of E-Virtuoses, 2012, which will be held in Valenciennes, France. I last attended the conference in 2010 when I Read more of this post

PIXELearning wins European Seal of e-Excellence 2012

PIXELearning

are pleased to announce they have been awarded the highest honour of a Platinum Seal from EMF – The Forum of e-Excellence. This prestigious European and global award honouring ICT and Digital Media companies is awarded to those demonstrating an excellent track record in innovative marketing.

Announced today at CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, the ceremony see’s 42 winners from 18 countries Read more of this post

2011 to 2012 – What a difference a year can make

So our closing statement of 2011 is shaping up to be a wild ride was certainly true and what a year 2011 was. It started with major changes to PIXELearning, it saw new additions to the team and it end with the busiest run up to Christmas we have ever seen.

Before we dive right in to 2012 (or at least before we dive too deep) we thought we would provide a round up on what’s been going on in the world of PIXELearning.

All change

It was a rocky start to 2011 but soon all turned around and the busy year started from April with the Acquisition of PIXELearning Read more of this post

Changing Attitudes to Dating Violence

PIXELearning are proud to announce the development of a serious game designed to raise awareness of violence in young people’s relationships.

The game, currently called Green Acres High Read more of this post

Gamification makes it into Deloitte’s Prediction of the Top 10 Technology Trends for 2012

Deloitte’s “Tech Trends 2012” distinguished the technologies in two categories: “(Re)emerging Enablers” and “Disruptive Deployments.” (Re)emerging Enablers are five technologies that many CIOs have spent time, thought and resources on in the past, but deserve another look this year. Disruptive Deployments are five additional technologies that Read more of this post