What are Serious Games?

Education meets Fun

Definition and function of serious games

Serious games are video games that strike a balance between entertainment and education in order to convey information and knowledge to the user in a playful way. Through the human urge to research and the application of knowledge in a fun environment, the drive to learn is much easier for the user, he faces the challenges voluntarily. The educational mission of Serious Games is not limited to the specific transfer of knowledge, but can also sustainably promote skills, health effects, behavior or ways of thinking.

Application and areas of application of serious games

Serious games can be used in many different industries: In addition to education, there are effective approaches in medicine, politics, culture and many more. A notable example in the medical field is the serious game Foldit. The puzzle-like game uses the swarm intelligence of the users, transmits the protein folds and designs to researchers and enables a protein structure to be found with which diseases could be rendered harmless.

Serious Game - Main Sewage Treatment Plant

Take a look at our Projects


Visual Design & Onboarding Tutorial for Seniors



Serious Game



From energy guzzler to energy producer

Stadtwerke Trier

GET IN TOUCH with us

Would you like to become our next partner?
We would love to hear from you, just click the button below.

Contact us

skilltree GmbH
Schlesienstr. 2
54293 Trier

+49 651-49367650