Innovate, the journal of online education, is hosting a series of webcasts over the next week, focusing on games as a pedagogical tool:
"Game-Informed Learning: Applying Computer Game Processes to Higher Education" Sept 13th, 2005 12:00pm ET
"Epistemic Games" Sept 20th, 2005 12:00pm ET
"Changing the Game: What Happens When Video Games Enter the Classroom?" Sept 20th, 2005 4:00pm ET
You'll need to register, but it's FREE.