Is Virtual Reality an Empathy Generator?

February 2, 2015

in -Updates, 11.7 The High-Tech Home, 6.3 From Hypertext to Interactive Multimedia

Project Syria

Most of us think about video games as escapist fare. But a new genre of games, called news games, can take players deeper into real-world situations, helping them to develop an understanding of news that goes far beyond headlines. This NPR story talks about the potential impact of these games, including a USC student project called Project Syria.
This short video goes deeper into the Project and the process of creating this compelling virtual reality experience.

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