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Game your way to Shakespeare

Which video game would you rather your kids play: one featuring drug deals gone bad, women in scanty outfits and bloody murders, or one that will have your tween reciting Hamlet's soliloquy? Probably a safe bet you'd pick the later option, yes?

by Caroline Gutierrez  A Canadian university is betting that's what you'd choose, too. The University of Guelph in Ontario has developed "Speare", a game in which players help recover a stolen text of Romeo and Juliet by learning lines of Shakespeare's work. "I don't know of another medium that has seven-year-olds spouting Shakespeare," said Professor Daniel Fischlin.

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