This is a great article – the video of inside Moshi Monsters is worth a watch too.
“There are things in life that I don’t understand. The rules of rugby. The continuing success of David Guetta. How to do an overhead kick on Fifa 12.
“You press Y and A really fast, like almost at the same time,” says my son Patrick, who’s six. I watch as his small thumbs flip between buttons. He could play computer gamesbefore he could read. Now he reaches for his NintendoDS like I reach for my mobile; he fills in idle moments on Fifa, playing games or altering his team or practising shots. I don’t mind, except when he gets so wound up by a vital match that he cries. My emails don’t make me do that.”
Another great article about the Moshi Monsters…gamification at its best!
See on www.guardian.co.uk