Pass it on!

This month, PIXELearning will be celebrating our ten year anniversary, and we have the vision of the entrepreneurs who first set up our company to thank for eight people’s happy careers and the contribution that we, as a company and individuals can make to society.

 As a team we’re always keen to do what we can to spread the love!  So we’ve decided to Read more of this post

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Understanding Games: Getting the most Bang for your Buck!

Hi! In a continuing effort to clarify some grey areas and demistify our practice and procedures, we’ve created a new infographic.  This one helps to give you a very high level view of some of the different Read more of this post

50 sheep, lots of caffeine and the number 68; some fun facts about PIXELearning!

What do 50 sheep, lots of caffeine and the number 68 have in common? Take a look at the infographic about PIXEL and find out!

Some fun facts about PIXELearning.

Pick n’ Mix Learning

I’ve always said that games are not the silver bullet, they are not the solution to all your training needs, however they are an important piece of the puzzle. This ‘sweet’ little infographic from team PIXEL highlights how games are just part of the overall training ecosystem.

Why are games good for learning?

Ever wondered what all the fuss is about around serious games? Take a look at the infographic below for an overview of why games are good for learning.

The Gaming Landscape

A critical component of my job is to be able to see my designs from another person’s point of view; someone who doesn’t play games and who doesn’t necessarily understand the rules and expected behaviours of games. It’s important I don’t fall into the trap of believing everyone see’s the world as I do. It’s also part of my job to explain games to non gamers and therefore promote the benefits of serious games. Often the first level of challenge I come across is a belief that a game is a game. Of course those of us in the industry know there are many genres of games, each with its own Read more of this post

A little interview with Human Value International

Came across this little interview I did a while back for Human Value International and thought I’d share it with our readers! It covers some of the key questions about serious games such as the what, why and hows of the industry.

1. Would you present yourself in shortly to our audience (profile, organisation)?
PIXELearning is a world-leading provider of immersive learning simulations and ‘Serious Games’ for organisational learning and development, business education and marketing communications. PIXELearning combines technology, the creative arts and, most importantly, an understanding of how people really learn in 21st century society.

The company was established in 2002 specifically to provide eLearning experiences which are designed, from the ground up, using game-based approaches and technologies.
The company’s ethos is that technology is best used in a learning context when it allows people to communicate, collaborate, share ideas and knowledge and, apply information and theory in a safe but realistic simulation of real life situations.

PIXELearning have worked on a vast array of projects with a varied user base such as Read more of this post