What Classic Edutainment Titles Failed To Teach Us

With a belief that learning should be fun (and that fun should be work) the marriage of education and gaming dates back to the earliest days of the technology. Let's take a look back at some of the games that defined the genre, and remember all the valuable things we learned along the way.

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.
ObsidianSpire2956d ago

Lol, I love oregon trail, but it really did teach me nothing. All these game were just pretend education. :S

poison_shadow2956d ago

Ah, someday I'll have to play Oregon Trail. I've heard so much crap about it, I've always been interested.

domo3252956d ago

Ditto with needing to play Oregon Trail. Remake anyone?

chickenbutt2956d ago

In my opinion, the remakes aren't as great. It doesn't feel the same as the older ones and I got bored of it easily.

mokmoof2956d ago

What we need is not a remake so much as a GRITTY REBOOT.

icemankartel2956d ago

heh heh yeah educational games tried but definitely failed. Oregon Trail, as stated is probably the most successful though.

bastiartadi2956d ago

There's an Oregon Trail remake on the iTouch! As far as I'm concerned, I didn't enjoy it. I guess it was awesome for its day but even with the enhanced graphics, the gameplay is just repetitive.

Show all comments (9)