Climate Gaming

Video games function as educational platforms for climate change awareness

Implications - Video game platforms are using their fundamentally immersive nature to teach players about the impacts of, and various solutions to, climate change. This emerging shift could have an impact on the mitigation of some of climate change's consequences, largely due to it being served on a platform that directly targets the age groups that will be most affected by this global issue.
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Mar 16 - Jan 18
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Urban Planning Games - The Block'hood Video Game Encourages Thinking About Sustainable Growth
SCORE 6.9
Warm 1,155 Clicks Pub: May 17, 16
Urban Planning Games
The Block'hood Video Game Encourages Thinking About Sustainable Growth
To help consumers become more aware of issues surrounding sustainable growth and building development, architect Jose Sanchez has put together a video game with the educational theme surrounding... [More]
Climate Change Video Games - 'ECO' is an Environmental Game for Children by Strange Loop Games
SCORE 5.5
Warm 1,199 Clicks Pub: Jul 29, 16
Climate Change Video Games
'ECO' is an Environmental Game for Children by Strange Loop Games
If you are trying to get young people engaged and interested in green issues like climate change, this successfully crowdfunded environmental game could do the trick. Developed by Strange Loop Games,... [More]
Green Urban Planning Games - Urban Climate Architect Lets Players Build and Protect Their City
SCORE 5.3
Warm 435 Clicks Pub: Jul 29, 16
Green Urban Planning Games
Urban Climate Architect Lets Players Build and Protect Their City
Urban Climate Architect is an educational and environmental video game that is designed to teach children about climate change in an interactive manner. Developed by CliSAP (or the Cluster of... [More]
Game-Powered Conservation Efforts - 'To The Last Tree Standing' was a Unique Ecological Mission
SCORE 4.7
This Year and Average 375 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 18
Game-Powered Conservation Efforts
'To The Last Tree Standing' was a Unique Ecological Mission
Greenpeace recently launched its ‘To the Last Tree Standing’ campaign and instead of traditional advertising, it turned to video games as a solution. The campaign was launched to save... [More]
Microscopic Exploration Games - The Viva Ex Vivo Game Requires You To Navigate Microscopic Threats
SCORE 3.6
Mild 177 Clicks Pub: Mar 2, 16
Microscopic Exploration Games
The Viva Ex Vivo Game Requires You To Navigate Microscopic Threats
The video game world is full of exploration games in which you have to navigate challenging and hazardous terrain whilst fighting foes, navigating threats and conquering territory. But what’s... [More]
Environmental Ninja Games - Carbon Runner is an Endless Runner Video Game About Climate Change
SCORE 2
Untested 173 Clicks Pub: Jul 29, 16
Environmental Ninja Games
Carbon Runner is an Endless Runner Video Game About Climate Change
Environmental video game Carbon Runner takes a nostalgic approach to addressing a very present and problematic issue. Developed by Pew Pew Studios, Carbon Runner helps teach kids about climate... [More]
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