Game Research @FDG 2024!

The International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) invites any-and-all research contributions that advance the study, understanding, and knowledge of digital games. From traditional academic submissions (e.g., full papers and short papers) to interactive playable experiences (e.g., full games or demos), to panel proposals, doctoral consortium applications, and beyond, FDG strives to provide

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29-05-2024 // Insights // Game Technology and AI, Play Research, Player Research and Psychology

Game Research at CHI 2024

The ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) CHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems occurred from May 11-16, 2024 in Honolulu. Our games researchers from the Utrecht Center for Game Research attended and presented a variety of contributions.

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23-05-2024 // Events, News, Publications // Ethics of Play, Extended Realities (AR/VR/XR), Game Technology and AI, Player Research and Psychology, Social Games and Play

Fostering an open mind and open attitude in higher education using games and art-based educational activities 

With the use of art and media tools such as dialogical art, game play, and game development, this project aims to foster a space wherein it is possible to discuss complex topics, and for students with diverging opinions to be able to civilly discuss while learning from one another and developing a greater understanding of those whose opinions may differ from their own.

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28-06-2023 // Insights, Longread, News // Games Beyond Entertainment, Multi theme
Partners: Utrecht University and Delft University of Technology. Sleepcare is supported by Philips, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), and The National Initiative Brain and Cognition

A virtual sleep coach in your pocket

Researchers from Utrecht University, the University of Amsterdam and TU Delft have developed an app that helps users learn to sleep better

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13-02-2018 // Insights // Games Beyond Entertainment