Blog by Virtue Gaming
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.
Confucius was a Chinese philosopher and politician who is still increasingly relevant in today’s society despite his death in 479 BC. His legacy lives on through theories such as the Confucius Work Ethic, which is increasingly popular in his native China. Our experts at Virtue Gaming have recognised the benefits that adapting his teachings can have on both our everyday life and the environment. This is why we have created this blog that defines Confucius’ theory and underlined how it can be adapted.
Deforestation is a significant issue in countries like Brazil and Indonesia, where the natural world is being destroyed at an alarming rate. But what does it mean for climate change?
In the fast-paced, demanding, and stressful world we live in there is a growing base of evidence that informs us that stress can be detrimental to our health.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) released their ‘Essential facts about the video game industry’ report back in July. It revealed a lot about gamer habits in the wake of the pandemic and highlighted the positives the gaming community thought most vital for them.
There have been many issues that have been thrust to the forefront of our minds in recent years, not least of which has been what we can do to better protect the beautiful planet we call home. From campaigns to ditch single-use plastic and products with palm oil for eco-friendly alternatives, calls to amend our diets, and pleas to change our shopping habits, the opportunities to become more sustainable seem to be never-ending!
If you have pets, then it's probably safe to say that you care for animals and the environment. In this post, we'll be talking you through a few small, easy ways that you can adopt a more sustainable approach to being an animal lover and pet owner!
It's safe to say that gaming has boomed during lockdown. There were more than 2.7 billion gamers across the world in 2020, and by 2023, that number is expected to increase to a staggering 3 billion. Games were an essential source of entertainment for many during the pandemic, but COVID-19 also showed the effects our lifestyles can have on the environment. Whether you are a casual player or a hardcore fanatic, you can use this hobby as a force for good and use gaming to help tackle climate change.