Game-based learning can be defined as an approach that allows learners to play games to acquire the necessary knowledge or skills. The misconception with learning through games is considered not suitable for adults, as they are often assumed to be a source of entertainment rather than a learning aid.
However, this view is changing. Research has proved that games are not distracting forces and actually motivate learners, thereby enhancing the learning experience. Check this infographic for 4 compelling reasons game-based learning appeals to adults.