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.

Texas

Pulse!! The Virtual Clinical Learning Lab

Pulse!! is a simulation game for health care professionals that allows them to train and practice without the risk of harming patients. Players work in a virtual hospital where they respond to emergency situations, diagnose, and treat patients as they would in the real world. This game was developed in part by the Texas A&M University, Corpus-Christi.

Game genre:
Simulation

Health topic:
Emergency Response
Health Care and Medicine

Social Tags:
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Health
Labor
Social Issues
Technology
XML

Target Population:
Health Care Professionals

Technology:
simulation

Province Or State:
Texas

Organization:
Texas A&M University


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Watch, Discover, Think, and Act

Watch, Discover, Think, and Act is a computer game designed to educate children about how to properly manage their asthma.

Game genre:
Educational

Health topic:
Asthma and Respiratory Health

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Not Currently Available

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens
Teens

Game platform:
Computer

URL:
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/custom/portlets/recordDetails/detailmini.js

Social Tags:
Technology

Province Or State:
Texas


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Computational Physiology Lab (CPL)

"CPL is an interdisciplinary lab and draws additional expertise from partner labs in Mayo Clinic, University of Texas Medical School, Methodist Hospital, and SUNY Buffalo.

Game genre:
Educational
Sports

Social Tags:
Anxiety
Biology
CDATA
Endocrine system
Nervous system
Physiology
Polysomnography
Psychophysiology
Sleep
Stress
Sympathetic nervous system
Technology

Services:
Courses
Game Design and Development
Research

Organization expertise:
eHealth
Health and Medical
Stress and Coping
Technology and Electronics

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Handheld Device

Organization type:
Research Institution

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States


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Ghostfire Games

"Ghostfire Games is a video game studio based out of Austin, Texas. Our focus is on the casual games market, and we aim to raise the bar for the quality level of games people expect from downloadable platforms."

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Music/Dance

City:
Austin

Social Tags:
Austin, Texas
CDATA
Film
Geography of Texas
Gladiator
Technology
XML

Game platform:
Game Console

Services:
Game Design and Development
Publishing

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Video Game Company


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Pi Studios

"Pi Studios is an independent game development shop located in Houston, Texas. Our purpose on this planet is to produce, develop and create premium quality video games and game content, on time and on budget. We work with a variety of publishers and developers for distribution on multiple platforms, including Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Sony PlayStation 3."

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Shooter
Simulation

Game platform:
Computer
Game Console

Social Tags:
Computer architecture
History of video games
Pi Studios
PlayStation 3
Power Architecture
Software development
Technology
Video game developers
Video gaming
Wii

Services:
Game Design and Development

Target Population:
General Audience

City:
Houston

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Video Game Company


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Schell Games

"Schell Games is a full-service game design and development studio specializing in the innovatively uncommon.

Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Social Tags:
Animation
Anthropomorphism
Arcade games
Arts
CDATA
Entertainment
Game design
Game designer
Games
Goofy
Handheld video game
Jesse Schell
Narratology
Nintendo
Pinball
Pixie Hollow
Schell
Software development
Technology
Toy Story Mania!
Video game development
XML

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens

Game platform:
Computer
Game Console
Handheld Device

Events Facts:
Contact Details
Person Career

Calais Document Category:
Entertainment
Technology

Services:
Game Design and Development

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment
Virtual Realities

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Video Game Company


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Revelation Interactive

"Revelation Interactive, LLC, is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 2001 and based in Houston, TX. Revelation is comprised of a team of dedicated designers, artists, and programmers, who have the passion, talents, and skills and are focused on the creation of an innovative and completely unique video game experience."

Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Target Population:
Adults
Teens
Young Adults

Social Tags:
CDATA
Geography of the United States
Houston
Technology
XML

Events Facts:
Company Founded

Services:
Game Design and Development

City:
Houston

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Video Game Company


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University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

"The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center [,developer of the game Aspire,] is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public."

Organization type:
Academic Institution
Medical Center

Social Tags:
Business
Cancer
Labor
Law
Medicine
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Technology
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas System

Calais Document Category:
Business
Labor
Law
Technology

Organization expertise:
Cancer
Health and Medical
Higher Education

Services:
Courses
Medical Treatment
Professional Development
Research

Target Population:
General Audience

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States


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Austin Community College

"The Austin Community College District enrolls more than 44,000 credit students, with an additional 15,000 students enrolled in noncredit classes. ACC is the open door to higher education and training for Central Texas, offering 235 degrees and certificates plus a wide range of other educational choices that meet the needs of residents and employers in an eight-county service area. ACC is the leading source of transfer students to the University of Texas-Austin and Texas State University-San Marcos, and the No. 1 choice for high school graduates and adults who enter college."

Game genre:
Educational

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Social Tags:
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
Austin Community College
Austin, Texas
Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area
Business
Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration
Geography of Texas
Hays County, Texas
Labor
Law
San Marcos, Texas
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Technology
Texas
Texas State University–San Marcos
University of Texas at Austin

Organization:
Austin Community College

Calais Document Category:
Business
Labor
Law
Technology

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Workshops and Programs

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States


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Texas State Technical College

"Today, serving as the corporate college for Texas, TSTC offers new, emerging and customized curriculum at four colleges: TSTC Harlingen, TSTC Marshall, TSTC Waco, and TSTC West Texas, which has campuses in Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood, and Sweetwater. In addition, programs and customized training are offered at partnership centers throughout the state."

Game genre:
Educational

Social Tags:
Abilene, Texas
CDATA
Geography of Texas
Harlingen, Texas
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Sweetwater, Texas
Technology
Texas
Texas State Technical College System
TSTC Publishing
Waco, Texas

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Services:
Certification
Courses
Professional Development

Organization expertise:
Engineering
Higher Education
Sciences
Technology and Electronics

Target Population:
General Audience

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Province Or State:
Texas

Location:
United States


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