Carney Labs Announces MARI GAMES Competition Deadline Extended Until May 1, 2013

April 15, 2013

Carney Labs has officially extended the game submission deadline for MARI GAMES to May 1, 2013.

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013

Carney Labs LLC is officially extending the game submission deadline to May 1, 2013 for the Thinking Games Competition phase of MARI GAMES. The game development competition aims to encourage game developers of all ages to create games that change the way we learn.

Carney Labs is excited to be offering the opportunity for developers to participate in a one of a kind competition aimed at developing games to produce attributes based on how the games are played. Carney Labs is currently looking for game ideas that support our research and analytics phase of the competition that kicks off in July 2013.

Carney Labs is inviting developers of all ages to take the challenge to show us what you can create! Interested developers can view a sample game on http://www.marigames.org for inspiration and a challenge to build a more complex game to win part of the $50,000 in available cash prizes. The winners will be officially announced in July 2013.

Media Contact:

Steve Koczara | Carney Labs LLC | 703-956-5114

About Organizing Sponsors

Carney Labs LLC

Carney Labs LLC is a Performance Acceleration® company providing services and technologies to improve individual, team, and enterprise learning and job performance. In support of this, Carney Labs is involved in research, development, and application of adaptive personalization technologies that draw on multiple domains including conversational agents, intelligent tutoring systems and gaming. http://www.carneylabs.com/

Carnegie Mellon/The Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center/LearnLab

The Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (PSLC) is a NSF funded collaborative science of learning center focused on robust learning. LearnLab, stage of the PSLC, is a novel, internationally available research facility designed to dramatically increase the ease and speed with which learning researchers create rigorous, theory-based experiments that pave the way to an understanding of robust learning that is both rigorous and realistic. The PSLC also hosts DataShop, the largest open repository of fine grained educational data derived from intelligent tutors, online learning environments, and educational games. http://www.learnlab.org/

New York University/The Games for Learning Institute

The Games for Learning Institute (G4LI) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional research center, hosted at New York University, which focuses on the art and science of designing games for learning and conducting design-related research. For more information see http://www.g4li.org.

About Participating Sponsors

George Mason University/Game Design

The Computer Game Design Program at Mason is one of most transformational areas of study in higher education today, where students study both the sciences and the arts, all in a revolving-role team-based, project-based new pedagogical environment. The Computer Game Design Program hosts a BFA undergraduate degree, a future graduate MA degree, several minors with sports management and business, multiple international exchange partnerships, and host the only U.S. Serious Game Institute (in partnership with the University of Coventry U.K.), that concentrates on game-related applied research and new innovative game company cultivation. http://game.gmu.edu/

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