Deepak Chopra’s Leela – Creating a Video Game to Connect People with Themselves

Leela is a Kinect and Wii retail game with the mission of connecting people to their own internal power to be happy. Extending the potential of gaming as a medium Leela offers and accesible meditative experience based in gameplay and traditional spiritual practices.

There were a number of unique challenges to creating both an authentic experience as well as a fun game. A range of activities target players of different abilities and backgrounds.

This talk will speak about the development of the game and the challenges involved in bringing a game for change to the mass market.