Jane McGonigal

Gaming & Play Mobile Game Rewards Players When They Provide Favors For Neighbors

Favortree using social gaming techniques to encourage sharing among community members.

Design Overcome Illness, Lose Weight & Quit Smoking Using A Smartphone

Jane McGonigal's new app helps players overcome health challenges and meet goals through game mechanics.

Technology NY Times Profiles 'Super' Game Creator Jane McGonigal [Headlines]

SuperBetter is designed to help players focus on solving one of their real-life problems.

Innovation PSFK Picks: Top 10 Health Innovations Of The Week

We bring you the most stimulating and exciting stories from the world of wellness research.

Advertising PSFK At SXSW [Pics]

PSFK held a special event in Austin where speakers like Jane McGonigal discussed important trends manifesting at the SXSW Interactive festival.

Advertising The Gaming-For-Good Trend [Need To Know: SXSWi]

Whether improving health, raising funds or solving problems previously though to be unsolvable, a new breed of gamers are using their skills personal improvement and social good.

Design Game Collaboration With New York Public Library Encourages Exploration For The Future

In collaboration with game designer Jane McGonical, the library is organizing a one-night event where 500 select participants will explore hidden areas of the main branch at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.

Gaming & Play How Gaming Can Change The World

Research into the nature of games points to reasons why they are equally valuable to the world as reality.