movie to video games

http://www.joystiq.com/2010/11/30/christopher-nolan-confirms-inception-video-game-in-development/

since there’s been so much about games and movies, here’s a backwards motion from movies to games. i don’t think this will work as well– the game transitioning into movie media because thriller movies like Inception have a reason why they are in the thriller category. The thrill is lost but now anyone can go and explore the dream world.

not exactly human

Seeing how we’ve looked at the involvement of learning in games, this TED Talk brings attention to a crow’s ability to learn. Not exactly video games, but it’s still a game with a reward system.

I think whats also interesting here is how ‘intelligence’ is defined. As seen in previous readings for this class, intelligence in education is equated to memorization of facts, and getting the letter grade. Here intelligence is clearly defined by the ability to learn, and adapt.

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