Learning is good!
Civilization V is a strategy game about making choices, and taking into consideration various economic and technological decisions. It looks like 2K Games and Firaxis will be partnering up with GlassLab Inc. to bring the Civilization games over to high schools in North America, and use them as learning tools for students.
“We are incredibly proud to lend one of our industry’s most beloved series to educators to use as a resource to inspire and engage students further,” says Chairman and CEO of Take-Two Strauss Zelnick. “Civilization has challenged millions of people around the world to revisit and experience history, pursue boldly exploration, and create their own societies based on their passions and freedom of choice. I can’t think of a better interactive experience to help challenge and shape the minds of tomorrow’s leaders.”
A modified version of the game, called CivilizationEDU, will be used to assist students in critical thinking, as well as bolster their learning experience of historical events. The game will be brought over to schools in North America in fall 2017.
Thanks, Game Informer.