chapter  7
Multiple Media: A Picture is Worth a Th ousand Words
Pages 20

Th e Multi-sensory World of Computer Games Commercial video game companies have long been aware of the importance of creating a rich multimedia experience. Th ey put a great deal of development eff ort into producing games designed to please a player’s senses of sight, hearing, and increasingly touch, as he or she interacts with the game. In this chapter, I will look at the diff erent ways in which these types of multimedia are used in games and consider the importance of diff erent media types in relation to learning.