"Serious" video games teach children while they play

06/25/2007 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

North Texas doctors are offering children with cancer some unconventional advice: Don't forget to play your video game. A shoot-'em-up computer game called "Re-Mission" teaches children about the disease and motivates them to keep up with treatments. Such "serious games" are designed to blend technology, entertainment and education to reach the so-called Xbox generation.

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