Blog | Friday, August 7, 2009

Violent video game aids teens with cancer

Plenty of video games reward players with extra lives for good performance. This one rewards good performance with extra life.

A violent video game is being congratulated for helping teens with cancer. It replaces the traditional shooter with a robot and aliens and bad guys with cancer cells. The robot destroys the cells, simulating how cancer treatments affect the body and also explaining medical terms.

The game can be downloaded for free. The best part is its name: Re-Mission.