Some video games have a positive side

Well it’s great to hear that not all video games are evil. At least not ones with names like ‘Play Attention’. It seems that schools are working with this game to help kids with ADD.

Video games have been blamed for making kids fat, introducing them to sex and violence, luring them away from family conversations and shortening their attention spans.

Now a small number of game makers are creating games meant to encourage young players to exercise, focus, monitor their health and even relax.

A computer game called “Play Attention” is used in school districts around the United States to help kids with attention-deficit disorder to focus. A company called Digital Praise – whose motto is “Glorifying God Through Interactive Media” – is selling adventure games that teach players about values such as patience and trust. [Read the rest]