Gaming Helps Mental State

CC Image from Wikipedia

CC Image from Wikipedia

By: Nicholas B.

In order to help and understand the needs of the cancer patients, several students worked with medical professors and social workers to create a game that will improve the healing process of cancer patients. The game enables cancer patients to play a five level multiplayer game, in which the patients use motion-control technology to battle and kill cancer cells. One level in the game has the player building a wall made of mortar and bricks, this is wall is meant to represent building their immune system against cancer. Overall the patient is meant to represent the main character, and as that character gets stronger, the patient gets stronger. (Read more…)

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