Serious Games: Games That Educate, Train, and Inform / Edition 1

Serious Games: Games That Educate, Train, and Inform / Edition 1

by David R. Michael, Sande Chen, Sandra L. Chen
     
 


"Serious Games: Games that Educate, Train, and Inform" will help game developers learn how to take what they've learned in making games for fun and apply it to making "serious games": games for education, training, healing, and more. It will provide an overview of all of the major markets for serious games. This overview will include examples of what has… See more details below

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"Serious Games: Games that Educate, Train, and Inform" will help game developers learn how to take what they've learned in making games for fun and apply it to making "serious games": games for education, training, healing, and more. It will provide an overview of all of the major markets for serious games. This overview will include examples of what has been done with video games in these markets, and what is anticipated in the future, including market scope, goals of each emerging market, game types offering greatest potential, the shortest route to market by category, development budgets by category, and barriers for developers to consider.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592006229
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/10/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


Part 1. What are Serious Games? 1. New Opportunites for Game Developers 2. Serious Games Defined 3. Serious Games Design and Development Issues Part 2. Serious Games Markets 4. Military Games 5. Government Games 6. Educational Games 7. Corporate Games 8. Healthcare Games 9. Political, Religious, and Art Games 10. Final Thoughts Part 3. Appendixes Appendix A: Resources Appendix B: Serious Games Survey Results Appendix C: Bibliography

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