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The video game educational revolution

By on November 22, 2015

During the previous years, video games were designed for a very specific part of the global population. The great advances in technology during the previous decade, the development of the internet, social networks, smartphones and tablets lead to an even greater development in casual gaming. Video games did grow…

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How video games can support learning experiences

By on November 22, 2015

The continuous development of technological advances and their introduction to the daily life of students and parents raises the question of technology’s impact in educational systems more now than ever. Video games, as a part of technology revolution, are also part of students’ daily life. Because of this, during…

George Kalmpourtzis
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George is a games designer, learning specialist, UX architect, book author and educator. He is also the founder of two indie studios: Playcompass Entertainment and Infinitivity Design Labs. George holds two BScs (one in education and one in computer engineering), a MSc in Advanced Information Systems and a PhD in Design Pedagogy and HCI. Coming from a diverse background, including both arts, education and engineering, George has been interested in creating intrinsically motivating experiences that have impact on their users. He has worked as game designer, UX designer, producer and studio manager in various indie European studios and has worked with ivy league institutions and international corporations for the design of native apps, games and learning platforms. George focuses on teaching experience design to teachers and students and the cognitive development benefits that arise from this process. Through an experimental procedure, he has formed several multi-disciplinary teams that are currently working on designing games that have an impact to local societies.