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  • Mia Pokriefka

VIDEO GAMES: A Means for History Education

Will Ottenwalder

Many video games are arguably nonsensical and full of nothing important. But what about those that take from history books that children and young adults will never pick up? Video games CAN be an excellent way to inform a young generation of the past. Albeit the fictional twist, Assassins Creed, a video game from Ubisoft, does just that.

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  • Mia Pokriefka

    Assassins Creed = awesome. Have you seen the Ted Talk by Jane McGonigal (ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_world.html)? She lays out an incredible argument backed up with some pretty cool statistics on how games truly will make the world better. Seriously, it will make anyone a believer.