Salvador Garcia Martinez is currently collaborating as a researcher at the Technoculture, Art, and Games research centre; he is also a doctoral student in Educational Technology at Concordia University in Montreal. He has professional experience as a software developer, web designer, and instructional designer. You can connect with him on linkedIn or his personal website or follow him on Twitter @salgarciam.


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Polymer: A Puzzle Game Based On Creativity and Motivation

Video games are increasingly characterized by their creativity, engagement, and fascinating gaming experience. A few years ago, developing video games required expertise in software development, but there has been a shift. Tools such as GameMaker , Scratch, and GameSalad allow the development of very…

Why Is The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim So Successful?


The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, published by DC-based Bethesda Softworks, is one of the most successful games of the past year. The action role-playing game is the 5th installment in the Elder Scrolls series, and according to, by December 16, 2011, 10 million copies…