New teen dating game
Other games look like “Guitar Hero,” or old-fashioned Atari games.
The games may not be too fancy, at least compared to today’s top game experiences.
“I figured I better start something a little less tangible,” he says.
So, eventually, he started a video game contest: the Life. Game Design Challenge, which is now in its sixth year, and just announced its 2013 winners.
First place winning entry 2012 "Dating Dangers1.0" by Ko Ko The first place winner for 2011 was Jean HEHN of Another Kind.
He lives in Belgium and his winning entry is "Finding Jane." We hope that you enjoy his entry and we would just caution you to remember that this is a game - It's always better to be safe than sorry.
What followed would become an MTV signature: scripted dating shows that favored hot (often shirtless, fit and on Spring Break) 20-somethings look for the someone to screw, not marry.
Our goal is to increase awareness about teen dating violence as well as provide educational information to help teens, tweens, and young adults identify and avoid abusive relationships. The first place winner for 2012 is "Dating Dangers1.0" from Ko Ko in Croatia.
In her spare time she volunteers as an advocate working to prevent cancer and dating violence.
She lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her two children and family dogs. Ian Bogost is an award-winning videogame designer and media philosopher.
But Crecente says they’re more immersive than the average page of text, and they make a point with younger viewers who are wary, or bored, with top-down messages.“It’s something they can explore on their own.
If they are sitting in a class in high school, they might feel uncomfortable raising their hand, and asking about the specific effect of an abusive relationship.
He has contributed to Vanity Fair, Playbill, Details, Out Magazine, Time Out New York, and has appeared on Biography Channel, East Village Radio and in Wallpaper magazine.