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Assassin’s Creed is a lot of things: blockbuster entertainment franchise, beautiful open-world murder simulator, inspiration for rock climbers the world over. “History textbook” doesn’t seem like it would be at the top of this list. Even its dearest fans will admit that Ubisoft’s series takes creative licence to stray from historical fact.
For students in Japan, it sometimes seems like many are only studying English to pass tests. What fun is that?
Telltale’s The Walking Dead series is famous for putting the player in life-or-death ethical quandaries and forcing them to make difficult decisions. A creative teacher could probably use the game to identify moral dilemmas and explore those dilemmas with a class. And as it so happens, one ethics teacher is doing just that.
We know games aren’t the bane of healthcare providers everywhere. Games can do you some physical and mental good, in moderation. But training you to be a pro-surgeon? That’s a bit of a new one to me. Turns out that wielding a controller could make you more proficient at holding a scalpel, saving lives and popping unflattering amounts of vicodin.
The English department at Rice University, to my knowledge the only US university established by the murder of its benefactor, will next semester offer “Scandinavian Fantasy Worlds: Old Norse Sagas and Skyrim.” That’s right. You get to play Skyrim for credit. If you’re enrolled at Rice, which is a rather selective institution.