If you – or someone you know – is keen to learn the basics of coding then you don’t need to look any further, as Ubisoft’s Rabbids have got your back.
Yes, the annoying, strange and somewhat creepy predecessors to the Minions are back in a brand-new game, this time with the aim of teaching people very basic coding.
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The game is creatively entitled Rabbids Coding, and will be available for completely free on Windows via the Ubisoft game store, Uplay.
Rabbids Coding will focus on teaching sequential programming, loops, and conditions across a total of 32 levels, and is aimed at anyone aged seven or over.
Although technically this is an educational game, it’ll play out like a traditional puzzler set in space. Rabbids have taken over your spaceship and it’s up to you to enter the right coding commands to get them teaches sequential programming, loops, and conditions across 32 levels. It’s essentially a series of puzzles: Rabbids have invaded your spaceship, so you need to enter coding commands to get them back out again.
The website description reads: “The Rabbids invade space, and in true Rabbids-style, turn your spaceship upside down! Using blocks of code, you need to give them instructions to clear up the mess they have created. This free educational game is aimed for players from the age of 7 and upwards. “
Not only will Rabbids Coding help to teach the basics of coding, but it’ll also press the importance of fast and concise work to encourage the best from the players and budding developers.
In a press statement, game director Olivier Palmieri said: “We strongly believe that video games can play an important role in learning new technical skills, and we’re looking forward to sharing Rabbids Coding as a teaching tool for all ages.”
ICYMI, check out the trailer for Rabbids Coding below!
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