One of the fastest growing areas of games industry is the development of games for more than just entertainment. Harnessing the power of games for alternative purposes - for education, training, communication or social change - is something we're very passionate about, and one sector which we believe will benefit most from games’ reach and transformational qualities is Health.
This post attempts categorises the opportunities, and showcase some of the best games leading this charge.
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This post attempts to categorise these opportunities, and showcase some of the best examples of games in this space.
Public awareness and outreach
One of the most visible parts of the health sector is focussed on outreach and education. The success of any public awareness campaign is measured in reach and engagement, and the pervasiveness of games and their flexibility makes them the perfect tool to target large numbers of people with a ...