Serious Game Classification

Mono ya Okane no Shikumi DS Nintendo SPD, Nintendo Co. (Japan), 2009  

Informations Analyses Discussion





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Educative message broadcasting


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment
  • Education


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12-16 / 17-25 / 8-11
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

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Mono ya Okane No Shikumi DS, which translates in English to "How Money and Things Work DS" is a money management application software that also provides useful information and advice on everything related to finance. Users of the software will be able to increase their knowledge of the economy by answering multiple choice questions while viewing detailed informative charts, graphs and photos, and listening to voiced news updates. The program also includes a daily problem mode and a version of Nikkei Test, an annual test of business and financial abilities.

The software was developed with an objective is to increase readership by building up awareness of the economy amongst students and young business professionals. The information featured in the game was contributed by The Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei), a famous Japanese daily publication that writes about financial topics better than pretty much any newspaper out there. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Nintendo DS