Serious Game Classification

Superman: The Greatest Hero VTech (International), VTech Electronics Europe GmbH, 2006  

Informations Analyses Discussion





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


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


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 3-7 / 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

Superman: The Greatest Hero Superman: The Greatest Hero is designed to teach 6 to 8-year-old children about maths, vocabulary and science. You take the role of Superman to stop a group of criminals who have put the city of Metropolis under siege. Whilst playing, you help deal with various threats to the people of Metropolis such as fires and the criminal's cyborg spiders. As this is aimed towards children with strong educational elements, there is no violence in the game. The main game mode is called Learning Adventure and contains four adventures with different mini-games:Fire Rescue (Hand-Eye coordination/science)Air Hunt (Hand-Eye coordination/spelling)Robot Rampage (object matching/map reading)Stolen Artwork (Hand-Eye coordination/problem solving)They can be played in the correct order in the Adventure Play mode, or any part right away in Quick Play. The second main mode is called Learning Zone. It contains four games that focus on four specific skills. They are:Runaway Train (Mathematics)Missing Persons (Comprehension)Road Repair (Problem Solving)Reporter Wrap-Up (Memory Skills)Unlike the first mode, there are less game elements and practicing the educational skill comes first to help out Superman.

It is possible to continue playing from the last session if the cartridge has not been removed from the unit and if there was no interruption in power supply. The game is compatible with the V.Smile, V.Smile Pocket, V.Smile PC Pal, V.Smile Cyber Pocket and V.Motion gaming systems from any country. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : V.Smile