Games for Good

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Japanese electronic entertainment company Konami Digital have teamed up torelease an online game today that can support the fight against hunger.

The game, Food Force, takes players through the process of planting, harvesting, processing and distributing food all over the world while they respond to food emergencies, prompting users to use their logistical abilities to keep countries from experiencing hunger.

The game, which can be accessed as an application on the social networking site Facebook, also allows players to ask friends to help them in their operations and compete with other users to obtain crops, equipment and virtual goods.

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About Akshay Atrey

I am a Computer Science graduate student. This is my final semester at Tech. I took this course to learn to create interesting games. I am really interested in designing and creating games for children that would make learning easy and fun for them.

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