Educational video games are big business. After all, you’re combining education and video games and it makes for a big break to market to both parents and children.
The question is, do they actually work? There hasn’t been that much research done to really answer that question, especially when it comes to games designed for children.
One small survey reported that kids who played educational video games were less likely to suffer from attention problems at school, in contrast to kids who played more violent or arcade-like video games.
But can educational video games offer more?