The key to edutainment is to make learning fun.
The annual event covers video games, as well as infotainment, hardware, and edutainment.
Playing these new board games provides students with edutainment - they enjoy playing these games and are able to expand their knowledge or use what they have learned in their classroom.
Students can learn from edutainment in school with board games if the games are carefully selected to entertain as well as educate.
The older student is more likely to participate in edutainment - he or she will actually learn while having fun playing a game.
The age of the student affects the type of game which will provide the most edutainment.
Arguably the first great "edutainment" title for personal computers was The Oregon Trail, a title that put players into the role of a nineteenth century pioneer making his way across the American wilderness with a wagon train.
Edutainment, racing games, real time strategy titles, and even a Monopoly board game all hit the shelves as fans saw the first new Star Wars movie in years.
He has appeared in dozens of video games from sports to edutainment titles and is the most recognizable video game character in the world.