Playing digital games is fun and highly engaging. So how about using it to stimulate behaviour change, such as energy efficiency, bus trips or more ethical consumer choices and practices?
According to academic researcher Elena Bakhanova who is doing a PHD on the intersection between gamification and sustainable development, games use competition, rewards, and points for good actions to stimulate interest.
Another semester, another successful UTS FEIT Prototype Exhibition!
This exhibition saw 30 prototypes made by over 80 students from 9 different IT and engineering subjects be put on display for 4 hours on 2nd July 2019. Hundreds of guests came to UTS Building 11 to view and vote for their favorite projects, including industry and research partners, students from around the university, and families.
We are extremly proud of all the games made by our students and shown at the 2019 Student Games Showcase.
To recognize their hard work and the outstanding levels of sophistication in their semester projects, four awards for the best games of the evening were given away, each with prizes for every member of the winning teams.
AND THE WINNERS ARE ...