‘Newsgames’: playing with the news

Using a game as a narrative resource in journalism is nothing new, although it is a minority pursuit. Nevertheless, the influence of gaming strategies is growing in digital works and even two Pulitzer journalists are working in a documentary and a game. Their goal is to make the world aware of the conditions of inequality in which women and children are suffering in many parts of our planet. This is another example of the use ludic strategies in journalism, a tendency known as newsgaming. In this article I wrote for La Vanguardia, ‘Newsgames’: playing with the news, I highlight some examples.