In today’s society, there has been an increase of concern surrounding two things, the effect of video games on young minds and environmental issues such as global warming. So why not tackle two birds with one stone and create a mobile game that anyone can play – not just kids – that teaches us about the eco issues present today, and how to act on them. That’s what our team at Virtue Gaming asked themselves, and is what has led to the creation of the Eco-aire, BEYOND BLUE, and other indie eco games.
Every era has iconic images that shocked the world and finally inspired action, whether it was images of starving polar bears caused by the failing ozone layer or starving children as a result of the Ethiopian famine. For the next generation of conservationists, one of the most disturbing sights on earth has to be the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. But what is it, how did it get there and how can we address it?