22 Jul '17, 8am

Can good video games also deliver a conservation message?

Can good video games also deliver a conservation message?

Video games that incorporate new data visualization technologies offer an alternative channel to communicate the ecology and the plight of wildlife to an otherwise untapped audience. An online game called Safari Central will combine real tracking data from animals in the wild with augmented reality, creating virtual avatars of these namesakes. Though still unproven, games also offer an unconventional business model to support wildlife conservation programs through small in-game purchases by a potentially huge audience.

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/07/animated-anima...

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