Poland's Experiment: A video game is a school reading

In Poland, there is currently very proud of a certain export: video games. So only the popular "Witcher"series and in this year, hot tendon most Top-title "C

Poland's Experiment: A video game is a school reading

In Poland, there is currently very proud of a certain export: video games. So only the popular "Witcher"series and in this year, hot tendon most Top-title "Cyberpunk 2077 is not coming" from a Polish Studio (CD Projekt Red), but also the game "This war of Mine" from the year 2014. This reported anti-war game that deals with the fate of civilians in war and crisis situations, should now be in the Canon of those works included in the Polish education system to the recommended reading for students. The Grzegorz An, head of the developers of 11 Bit Studios announced.

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Thus, for its contribution to the "national cultural heritage" of Poland, excellent game, on the Initiative of the Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki from the academic year 2020/2021 in the list of reading recommendations for Polish pupils from the age of eighteen years to be included. "This war of Mine" was the first video game where this is going. The Polish Studio is proud to, with this step, "new ways for video game developers around the world to tread". "Games," writes An, "to speak a language, which will instinctively" understood by the young Generation: "the language of the interaction". With this language of video games could talk about everything: "feelings, truth, the struggle between Good and Evil, the humanity and the suffering". Although games were used for teaching purposes (such as the "Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece" from the game "Assassin's Creed: Odyssey" by Ubisoft), that is a game for the national cultural heritage will be explained, have not given it yet.

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 04:20

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