Jiaer Cai, Emotiverse

Video Game

"Emotiverse" is an innovative 2D game crafted in the Unity engine, that travels through an intricate universe of emotion, with a spotlight on the multifaceted nature of love, examining the impact of video games on players' emotional awareness and expression.

Set within a spectral town devoid of affection, a curious ghost embarks on a quest after watching the expression of emotion in a human television series, prompting the question: "What is love?" With an immersive narrative and 2 types of word-based puzzles - Crossword Puzzles and Fill the Blank - participants unravel, assimilate and apply a lexicon of 30 love-related terms, aiming to encourage reflection on interpersonal connections and emotional intelligence.