June 6, 2024

Wilson Center serious games initiative
DHS-Funded Video Game Pits ‘Superhero’ Government Against ‘Disinformation’

In 2022, the DHS awarded $750,000 under their Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Program (TVTP) to the developers of a counter-disinformation video game for children in grades 6-9. The project, titled “Defenders Against Disinformation: Defeating Disinformation with Digital Gaming” used the funds to create a video game that pitted “superhero” governments, industry partners, and legacy…

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