Types of non-entertainment games Print

Classification by purpose:

:: Educational games
:: Public policy games: These are games designed to educate the public on some aspects of policy, to help them better understand and fulfill their role as citizens in a democracy.
:: Political and Social games
:: Games for Health: Games developed for health care applications.
:: Business games
:: Military games: Games treating various aspects of war fighting.
:: Commercial games
:: Advergames –games for advertisement
:: Online communities

Classification by number of users:

:: Single
:: Two-players
:: Multiplayer and Multi-team

Classification by playing environment:

:: Online Single Player Games
:: Online Multi-Player and Multi-Team Games
:: Offline games
:: Mobile Games (Handheld and Cell-Phone