Game Eaters

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

State co-opts DDR to make kids less fat.

Score! Educational gaming moves up a notich as West Virginia teams up with Konami to use Dance Dance Revolution in school.

Bringing the health benefits and enjoyment that DDR provides to school children is a great way to combat childhood obesity that is caused by the sedentary lifestyle of today's kids. DDR has been a proven success in schools and this program with the State of West Virginia demonstrates the positive effects that can come from making DDR a part of one's daily routine.

How's that for serious gaming? What do educators do when they need a REAL educational game? They go to a REAL developer. Rock on, Konami.

Now if only games designed for education could be as good as DDR...


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