If you’ve ever dealt with an emotional problem(we all have) then bust out the wallet. “Tokyo-based developer Dimple Entertainment is bringing DS Therapy to Nintendo’s popular handheld. Similar to Brain Age, DS Therapy will award you a daily mental and emotional health score based on your response to “light-hearted” questions on topics ranging from love to money,” reports gamepolitics.com
However, if you can’t read Japanese you’re still covered. “Mark Baldwin, a psychology professor at McGill University in Montreal has designed a game that may help you feel better about yourself,” says gamepolitics.com. MindHabits booster allows players to pick a smiling face out of a crowd of frowners. “Doing this repeatedly will purportedly help you learn to look for acceptance and ignore rejection.”
A new genre of video games? A morale boost on the go? Check out the article for yourself at http://gamepolitics.com/2007/02/10/video-game-therapy/.