TITLE

INTERACTIVE GAMES FOR SMARTPHONES

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Interpretation Journal;Spring2011, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the launch of an interactive game for smartphones and the website China Heart as part of Sydney, New South Wales' Chinese New Year celebrations. Combining video with global positioning system (GPS) gaming, the tool guides players on a walking tour of important locations in Sydney's Chinatown using objects from the city's Powerhouse Museum to provide context. It highlights the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum with key objective to help visitors understand about genocide.
ACCESSION #
63482464

 

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