Mexico Gamifys Physics By Sending Kids To Find The 4th Dimension
A new game concept for XBox and PSP 3 attempt to engage kids in the world of physics to make it more palatable for young audiences.
As part of Cromafest, which took place from 13th to 19th of February, the Mexico City Institute of Science and Technology (ICyTDF) presented the Finding 4D project.
Developed with the support of the Mexican Association for Innovation in Education Technology (AMITE) and the Laboratory for Innovation in Education Technology (LITE), Finding 4D is a game that aims to engage children and teenagers in technology and physics concepts. They play as Neutrino; the protagonist, who is a subatomic particle that loses his memory and has to try to reunite with his family through seven levels, representing the seven layers of the quantum universe.
The game has no release date as of yet, however, it is aiming to launch on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, iOS devices and PCs to make the game more accessible and to bring it to a wider audience.