Free downloads of prototypes created as part of R&D projects carried out by Futurelab and partners.
Iya-ola is a collection of language learning games with a difference: the player can only progress through collaborating with a learner in a different country. Initially focusing on English and Spanish (Key Stage 2), it has the potential to be developed for other languages.
Go to: Iya-ola download page
The Language Train aims to create engaging tasks for students aged between 5 and 11 to practice phoneme recognition, by modelling different versions of words in Spanish. Key Stage 1/2 languages.
Go to: Language Train download page
Newtoon is a mobile phone and web activity which aims to embed physics learning in mobile gaming. It enables young people to author, play, edit and share fast-paced microgames based on a set of Newtonian physics principles. Key Stage 3 science.
Go to: sodaplay.com/creators/soda/items/newtoon_microgame
Racing Academy is a racing videogame built on an advanced physics simulation engine. This prototype version has been trialled with older teenagers, and there is scope for it to become a multi-generational learning environment. Key Stage 4 engineering, physics.
Go to: www.lateralvisions.co.uk/racingacademy/index.htm