The National STEM Video Game Challenge today announced the winners of the 2017 competition. This year’s winners include 23 middle and high school students who submitted original video games and game design concepts in platforms including GameMaker, Gamestar Mechanic, Scratch, and Unity. Presented by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media, […]
Founder, Vidya Gamer
Joe is an Executive Producer / Creative Director at the intersection of traditional video games and the games and learning space. Joe’s experience in traditional video games spans 25 years on major industry franchises including FIFA, Need For Speed, Ghost Recon, Rollercoaster Tycoon, with over 24m games sold generating $1b of retail revenue with 10 AIAS & BAFTA nominations. Joe has held senior production and creative roles at Microsoft, Electronic Arts and Ubisoft. In the games and learning space, while at Microsoft, Joe established Microsoft KODU as the leading game-based learning platform. Joe founded Vidya Gamer to focus full time on transforming the games and learning space into a meaningful, impactful, commercial sector, clients include the Gates Foundation, Achieve3000, the Pearson Foundation and OutThink Inc.