Friday, September 01, 2006

Water Cooler Games - Games That Go Beyond Entertainment

Serious Games challenging us to play a better future

Water Cooler Games is a great site about videogames with an agenda. It is about games that go beyond entertainment. Water Cooler Games explores the emerging field of games that want to do more than simply being fun: they want to make a point, share knowledge, change opinions. This includes new genres such as advergaming, newsgaming, political games, simulations and edutainment. If you think that video games have a strong potential for communication, persuasion and education, you can join this discussion by the Water Cooler.

Water Cooler Games is edited by Ian Bogost and Gonzalo Frasca, two of the world's leading videogame researchers and designers of videogames with an agenda.