Serious games – innovations in France

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You may have heard of the notion of “serious games”… edutainment in its latest form. You play, and you don’t even see the time pass as you learn. Have a few examples of positively interesting games, in part courtesy of Le Monde article yesterday. (the examples are all in French, sorry!)

1) France has a game helping to learn about how to manage France’s national budget! Cyber Budget I am most impressed… for such a dull, yet important topic. Lots of fun interactive games sprinkled throughout…some of which are based on classic video games. Watch out for the press!

2) In a less constructive way (from McD’s corporate POV), there is McDonald’s video game… try it (in French)! You will learn what you don’t want to know every time you go to Mickey D’s–from a hacker’s pov. Try to spur the sales and profitability of McD’s.

It’s great to see France pioneering in this field (obviously many other countries have examples… which would love to hear about!).

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