New Action Game Focuses on Coding Skills
Kuato Studios has released its
second 3D action game designed to teach students coding skills.
has introduced Code Warriors, which
requires players to input increasingly sophisticated code as they move
the game. With the game, targeting children aged 8-16, players learn
write and debug their own programs.
game — which focuses on algorithmic thinking,
sequence and selection — includes a real-time dashboard that allows
monitor students' progress on a variety of coding skillsets and
specific areas for improvement.
Warriors follows the 2013 release by Kuato
of its first coding game, Hakitzu Elite, which has been
downloaded more than
400,000 times and is used in more than 100 schools around the world.
Code Warriors, players must instruct their
combat atmosphere, players must move their warrior to the other side of
arena to defeat the opposing robot's power core. They must write code
strike and perform battle functions.
Warriors is available through Windows and
Apple browsers and can be downloaded
to code is a hugely beneficial skill to learn from a young age," Kuato
Studios CEO Mark Horneff said. "Digital skills have become
an economic imperative and what better way to start building these
by capitalizing upon the engagement they have with computer games."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.