GUIDE: A Video Game for Challenging Your Fears

06/16/17 Michelle Bertoli

“The voice in your head is not always a truthful guide, and the journey of fighting your fear starts by making the choice to question your own narrative.” – You are Fia, a baby phoenix just born back into the world from a pile of ashes. Lightning strikes the tree you call home and […]

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Zest in Video Games: Teens Need Some Excitement

06/2/17 Michelle Bertoli & Heidi McDonald

This article is part of a series that captures game industry experts’ opinions on game titles and mechanics that might boost habits, mindsets, and skills that empower teens to thrive. These insights arose from discussions at an iThrive Games-sponsored think tank with game developers and scholars. Teens are wired to venture out, take risks, and […]

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