Taxonomy of Serious Games dedicated to Healthcare Julian Alvarez, Damien Djaouti - 2008


Support : Publications
Author(s) : Julian Alvarez, Damien Djaouti
Editor : SEE, Revue REE N°11, Décembre 2008, p. 91-102
Date : 2008
Lang : Lang




Since the first days of the Serious Gaming industry, many Serious Games dedicated to Healthcare were released. However, all these games don’t serve the same purpose, nor they target the same audience. This article tries to propose an approach suited to handle the variety of such Serious Games. Starting from general definitions of Serious Games, we will build a taxonomy of Healthcare-related to Serious Games accompanied with several examples.

Keywords : Serious Game, Retro Serious Game, Taxonomy, Healthcare, Prevention