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‘Soften, Soothe and Allow’ Takes an Interactive Approach to Meditation

When we talk about games like Journey or Abzû, the word “meditative” often crops up. Travelling through the desert and mountains or swimming beneath the waves can be calming, certainly, and can help us feel more in touch with ourselves. There’s growing list of games that take the idea of meditative interactivity further, though — […]

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Practice Mindful Breathing With Commander Shepard

Jennifer Hale has voiced some of the most memorable characters in video games and television. She’s been Bioshock Infinite’s Rosalind Lutece, Metal Gear Solid’s Naomi Hunter, and — for a great many of us — the one and only Commander Shepard of Mass Effect. In this new video from our friends at CheckPoint, Hale takes […]

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Don’t Miss This Talk on Game Design Inspired By Meditation

In the world of game design, whole volumes have been written about flow — generally speaking, that thing that makes us happily lose several hours to a game without realizing it because we’re in a groove. But in this 2017 GDC talk, designer Robin Arnott questions whether mindless flow is something we should be trying […]

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Have an Apple Watch? Soon It Will Help You Breathe

The Apple Watch is already a fairly formidable health device, and Apple plans to keep that up with the newly announced WatchOS 3. One of the three major new health features listed during yesterday’s Apple WWDC keynote is Breathe, an app that is intended to help you breathe deeply. Here’s Apple’s statement on the app: […]

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