Headspace Holiday Program January 21-24 2019

This program is FREE, thanks to headspace Elsternwick. This is the 10th holiday program that Headspace has supported GameAware to run. Headspace has been a valuable ally in helping teens conquer mental health challenges that are sometimes masked by excessive gaming. The Holiday Program is designed to encourage responsible gaming by improving self-regulation and increasing social connection through additional hobbies, strategies and …

Holiday Program Sept 24-27th, 2018

September 24th to 27th 9:30am to 4:30pm + 5 weekly family sessions on Monday nights 6:00-7:15pm. Hosted by Highett Neighbourhood Community House in Melbourne, VIC from 9:30am to 4:30pm each day. The Holiday Program is designed to encourage responsible gaming behaviours through self-regulation. Increasing social connectedness with other hobbies and self-awareness are some of the ways the program aims to reduce …

The Mechanics of Motivation in Fortnite

Fortnite is a phenomenon and the numbers really are impressive, but why? Why is Fortnite so far ahead of other games? As was discussed in the last article, there are certain psychological needs we try and meet through playing video games. When it comes to engaging its players, Fortnite doesn’t specialize in one category like some games do, rather it cleverly addresses …