Video Games To Play To Learn A New Skill

Video games are a fun way to spend your free time, but did you know that you can also learn something while gaming? Here are some great games that can teach you a new skill during your play time.

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Just Dance (Dancing)

There are many people who have genuinely learned to dance by using Just Dance. You are following actual dancers in the game and there are many different styles of dance to give you many different options.

While True: Learn() (Programming)

In this game, you are coding a program that will translate what your cat says to English. Yes, that is the premise. You are learning how to genuinely program and doing a project from start to finish.

CodeCombat (Coding)

For more coding, there is also CodeCombat. CodeCombat is a site with different games you can play to learn a variety of programming languages like Python and JavaScript. You can even choose between a game development or web development focused track.

Kerbal Space Program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Kerbal Space Program is a space flight simulation where you need to build a spaceship and successfully fly it. From physics to engineering, there are numerous STEM concepts explored in this game.

Influent (New Language)

Influent is a Language Learning Game focused on vocabulary acquisition and pronunciation that gives players the freedom to choose the words they want to learn without the need for pencils or books. You explore your environment and learn words based on the objects you interact with. The game is free with French and Korean built in, and you can purchase DLC with more languages.

Have you played a game that taught you something new? Share it with a comment below.


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