Note: In 2013, Health Games Research completed its work. This web site is now an archive and will not be updated. Please visit the web site of the Center for Digital Games Research www.cdgr.ucsb.edu at UC Santa Barbara to find current information about health games and the broader field of digital games, and to use the Health Games Research online searchable database.

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Excalibur Publishing

"Based in the United Kingdom, Excalibur is the mainstream PC publishing arm of Contact Sales. It's headed up by Robert Stallibrass who brings over 20 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the "round table". Excalibur's titles can be found in all of the major UK retail outlets including; PC World/Dixons, Game, HMV, GameStation, Amazon and independent stores."

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Role-Playing
Simulation
Strategy

Social Tags:
Amazon.com
Business
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Commerce
Dixons
Document
Excalibur
Game
Gamestation
HMV Group
PC World
Publishing
Technology

Game platform:
Computer

Events Facts:
Contact Details

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment

Organization type:
Publisher

Services:
Publishing
Software and Hardware Applications

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United Kingdom


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Natsume Inc.

"Natsume started publishing interactive games in 1990 in Burlingame, California (near San Francisco).

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Role-Playing
Simulation
Sports
Strategy

City:
Burlingame

Province Or State:
California

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens

Social Tags:
Entertainment
Games
Harvest Moon
History of video games
Natsume
Nintendo DS
Nintendo DSi
Pop
Reel Fishing
River King
Technology
Video game developers
Video game publishers

Game platform:
Game Console
Handheld Device

Services:
Game Design and Development
Publishing

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Video Game Company


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Planet Moon Studios

"Planet Moon Studios is a leading game developer staffed by veteran industry professionals with an average of 10 years experience.

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Educational
Music/Dance
Puzzle
Quiz/Trivia
Shooter
Simulation
Strategy

Social Tags:
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Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter
Giants: Citizen Kabuto
MDK
Planet Moon Studios
Shiny Entertainment
Technology
Third-person shooters
Video game developers
Wii
Windows games

Game platform:
Computer
Game Console
Handheld Device

Services:
Game Design and Development

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Video Game Company


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Community Clash

“Community Clash is an online card game that engages you in a discovery of your community's health and well-being status, and lets you see how it compares to other communities in a head-to-head clash. Play endless hands, exploring different metrics and locations each time, and share key victories with your friends. You can also personalize the experience by getting your own well-being score and using it in the clashes.”

Game genre:
Strategy

Health topic:
Diabetes
Obesity and Weight Loss
Smoking

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Online

Social Tags:
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Clash
Culture
Music
Technology
The Clash
XML

Published Medium:
Game Developer

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.meyouhealth.com/clash

Game platform:
Internet


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Paul Jaquays

"Paul Jaquays is a game designer and artist of table-top role-playing games (RPGs) and video games."

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Role-Playing
Shooter
Strategy

Game platform:
Arcade
Computer
Game Console

Organization expertise:
Arts and Animation
Technology and Electronics

Social Tags:
CDATA
Game design
HTML
HTML element
Role-playing game
Technology
XML

Services:
Game Design and Development
Software and Hardware Applications

Target Population:
General Audience

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Circle 1 Network

"Circle 1 Network is an edutainment company. As the publisher of KidsCom.com, KidsComjr.com, and ParentsTalk.com, Circle 1 Network is committed to developing engaging online communities where kids and families have fun while they learn in a safe environment. Circle 1 Network sites have been loved by kids and trusted by parents and teachers since 1995."

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Educational
Entertainment
Strategy

Target Population:
Adults
Children
Pre-Teens
Young Children

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Education
Edutainment
Kidscom.com
Milwaukee
Technology
XML

Services:
Consulting
Game Design and Development
Marketing/Advertising
Publishing
Web Applications

Organization expertise:
Edutainment/eLearning
Interactive Entertainment

Game platform:
Internet

Organization type:
Publisher
Web Developer

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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3D Body Adventure

In 3D Body Adventure players explore the human body and learn about human anatomy. They travel through many body parts including the brain, spinal cord, and veins. They also save patients by navigating through their bodies and destroying germs. The game includes an interactive encyclopedia.

Game genre:
Educational
Strategy

Health topic:
Anatomy

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Social Tags:
CDATA
Human anatomy
Technology

Game platform:
Computer

Published Medium:
Game Developer

URL:
http://www.mobygames.com/game/3-d-body-adventure

Target Population:
Pre-Teens
Teens
Young Adults


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BrainBashers

BrainBashers is a free, online collection of riddles, brain-teasers, puzzles, and games designed to challenge players’ mental capabilities.

Game genre:
Educational
Puzzle
Strategy

Health topic:
Brain
Cognition

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Social Tags:
Brain Age
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!
Brain fitness
CDATA
Cognition
Document
Nervous system
Science
Technology
XML

Published Medium:
Game Developer

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.brainbashers.com

Game platform:
Internet


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Dakim BrainFitness

Players of this game can engage in intense cognitive exercises designed to prevent or slow the onset of dementia. Dakim Brain Fitness intends to be user friendly and an enjoyable way to exercise players’ brains and fight dementia.

Game genre:
Puzzle
Strategy

Health topic:
Brain
Cognition
Mental Health

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Download
Purchase
Subscription

Social Tags:
Aging-associated diseases
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!
Brain fitness
CDATA
Cognitive disorders
Cognitive neuroscience
Dementia
Medicine
Nervous system
Neurology
Physical exercise
Psychiatry
Psychology
Technology

Game platform:
Computer

Target Population:
Seniors


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CSI Web Adventures

CSI Web Adventures is interactive free, online mystery game in which players use their forensic skills to solve a crime.

Game genre:
Educational
Strategy

Health topic:
Anatomy
Social Issues and Skills

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Social Tags:
Adventure game
American Academy of Forensic Sciences
CDATA
CSI
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI: Miami
Forensic science
Mass media
Series
Technology
Television

Published Medium:
Game Developer

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://php.forensics.rice.edu/case1/Game

Game platform:
Internet

Organization:
Rice University


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