Serious Game Classification
Sean Bouchard & Nahil Sharkasi (U.S.A.), Sean Bouchard & Nahil Sharkasi (U.S.A.), 2009
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Besides play, this title features the following intents:
- Educative message broadcasting
This title is used by the following domains:
- Culture & Art
This title targets the following audience:
Age : 8-11
The gameplay of this title is Game-based(designed with stated goals)
Ninjabi is an empowerment fantasy game set in the Muslim world, where a young woman dares to defy the rules and fight for her rights. The term Ninjabi is a combination of ‘Ninja’ and ‘Hijabi’ and is used by Muslim American women to subvert stereotypes.
Ninjabi is a superhero who, like many Muslim women, sees her hijab as a symbol of strength.
In this platforming and fighting game, the player must collect support from the community by tagging the environment in order to make enemies vulnerable.
The main character, Layla, begins the game undertaking small acts of rebellion against the status quo. She sneaks begins her adventure by sneaking out at night, and tagging her neighborhood with her signature. This symbolizes mobility and claim to physical space as the a first step towards freedom. Layla’s adventures attract attention from the women in the neighborhood and she uses their support to confront their oppressors face to face.
Distribution : Internet - FreePlatform(s) : Macintosh
- PC (Windows)