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Aspiring game developers from ten different universities from all over the world at the moment is getting together for Global Applied Game Jam 2016 held at POSTECH in South Korea. The concept of the show is a 48-hour game development challenge to develop playable applied games that “can help change the world through digital health care solutions.” As games turn serious for education, health care and defense to tackle real-world problems as well as focus on raising social awareness around them, they can be real booster for societal development.  50 students are participating in the challenge from South Korea, Netherlands, Japan and China. They have formed teams with five participants that have diverse disciplinary backgrounds in game development-related fields such as game studies, programming, graphic and sound design, and storytelling. Source: Press Release on PR Newswire from Postech