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New Video Games Entertain and Educate

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New Video Games Entertain and Educate

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Today's video games are moving beyond violence and sports. New games provide chances to play middle-east peacemaker or solve problems regarding immigration or food safety. Ian Bogost, creator of these games, discusses why he makes games that go beyond entertainment to education, advocacy and art.

Ian Bogost, founding partner, Persuasive Games; assistant professor, School of Literature, Communication and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology

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