Serious Game Classification

Animals of Africa Global Software Publishing Limited / Horst Graphics (U.S.A.), Global Software Publishing Limited (U.S.A.), 2003  

Informations Analyses Discussion





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


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


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:

Similar games

Animals of Africa Animals of Africa is educational software in the Virtual Zoofari? line from Horst Graphics, comprised of a selection of interactive encyclopedia-style pages that cover five groups of African animals: Birds, Big Cats, Hoofed Mammals, Large Mammals, and Primates. In each animal group there are between three to six specific animals covered, showing information about the animal's range and habitat, description, behavior, breeding, diet, and conservation of the species. Each animal page also contains a short video showing the animal in motion; the player can also hear the sounds they make and listen to the page read aloud.

The player can explore the section on habitats, which gives a brief overview of the types of land areas found in Africa. The Cool Links section provides links to related websites, 13 of which are still extant in 2007.

The Just For Fun section is a collection of African animal-themed games;A Coloring Book, which gives the option of printing pictures in black and white to color offlineJigsaw puzzles, in degrees of complexity chosen by the playerA Virtual Zoofari Match Game, which reveals a picture underneath as the matches are made and cleared from the board [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Macintosh - PC (Windows)