Have you ever wanted to travel inside the human body? What if you could fly a nano machine and fight off disease? Electronic Arts revealed details about MicroBot, a game where you control a microscopic ship on a mission to destroy a biotechnological infestation. This game is perfect for those who are sick and need help fighting off actual infections and need a little “guided meditation.” The hope is that MicroBot can help a patient visualize and meditate on his own recovery. It might be a big leap, but this is the first step in that direction.
In MicroBot, players battle malicious enemies as they travel through veins, bones, lungs and brain. The rhythms and fluids of the human body create a dynamic environment that affects movement and gameplay, providing both combat advantages and additional hazards to overcome. Just as each human body is unique, MicroBot dynamically creates new levels to ensure that the challenge is different every time gamers play. If you know a gamer that is sick, make sure that they play MicroBot. I’m sure it will make him or her feel much better.
This game is also exciting because we get to imagine a future world in which doctors may use games like this to train for actual real world scenarios.The new arcade style shooter will be available in winter 2011 on Xbox Live Arcade and the PSN.