Game Lab-Ups Research Group (GAME LAB-UPS)

  • Ecuador

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Game Lab Research Group of the Salesiana Polytechnic University (GIGL - UPS) has established the first game laboratory in Ecuador oriented to the analysis and production of games. The main lines of research are video game ethics, digital playful experiences, typologies of players, literacy through video games, virtual reality, augmented reality and gamification.

This experimental space has an interdisciplinary and collaborative vision demonstrated by its group of teachers, researchers and students who work together with members of other international institutions. The research carried out in this specialized environment is translated into reports, scientific articles, conferences, workshops and seminars related to games.


Dr. Angel Torres Toukoumidis Ph.D

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    Research Output

    Application for Mobile Devices Applied in Language Therapy to Improve Attention and Motivation

    Serpa Andrade, L. J., Lima Juma, D. F., Robles Bykbaev, V. E., Vintimilla Sarmiento, B. C. & Zuñiga Pacheco, M. M., 21 May 2020.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Global game jam in latin-america, a collaborative videogame learning experience

    Torres-Toukoumidis, A., Guerrero, J. P. S., Peñalva, S. & Carrera, P., 1 Mar 2020, In : Social Sciences. 9, 3, 28.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A Kauffman Index based assessment to measure Coworking Start UPS project's efficiency in 2018

    Mátyás, B., Izquieta, V., Salazar, P., Villacis, J., Ordoñez, M., Carrera, P., Soriano, B., Carpio, I. & Salgado, J. P., 1 Jan 2019, In : Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal. 25, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle