Portal 2 and transfer of learning in playful environments

Portal 2 is a 3D environmental puzzle game from Valve. The game has won several awards including the coveted Game developers conference awards for excellence in game design, writing and and audio. The gameplay revolves around solving navigational problems using portal guns and other devices available in the scenario. The improvisational use of the multi-functional portal guns... Continue Reading →

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Rocket League, the illusion of mastery, and the emergence of complexity

Since its release in July, 2015, Rocket League has risen to the level of a gaming phenomenon with a staggering 25 million downloads and 1.1 million active players per day reported in January 2017.  The game has also managed to bag several awards including ‘The Game Award’ for best Indie game, ‘British Academy Award’ for... Continue Reading →

UX design for the Subconscious mind

“Man is a rational animal. So at least we have been told. Throughout a long life I have searched diligently for evidence in favor of this statement. So far, I have not had the good fortune to come across it." - Bertrand Russell We overestimate the role of rationality and meaning in our lives. It is... Continue Reading →

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