Games for Health 2011 - Mobile Serious Games Roundup

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Games for Health 2011
Mobile Serious Games Roundup

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Games for Health 2011 - Mobile Serious Games Roundup

  1. 1. Mobile Serious Games Roundup Boston – May 17, 2011 Alan Au 1 st Annual
  2. 2. Almost done! Biomedical informatics guy Game industry journalist Not a fashion/art director Not a mobile games expert (yet!) http:// twitter.com/#!/Alan _ Au
  3. 4. Games
  4. 5. I play games … … when I have time. http:// cowclicktivism.org /
  5. 6. Mobile
  6. 7. 146.42 million http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/library/historical_data/pdf/consolidated_sales_e1103.pdf
  7. 8. 108.62 million http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IPhone_sales_per_quarter_simple.svg
  8. 9. 74.6 million http:// www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id =1306513 http:// www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id =1543014 *and growing rapidly
  9. 10. Serious Mobile
  10. 11. One Bus Away http:// onebusaway.org /
  11. 12. http:// opendatakit.org / Open Data Kit
  12. 13. Mobile Games
  13. 14. Technology convergence 1980 1989 2004 1997 2003 2008 160 x 144 pixels 640x960 pixels
  14. 15. Serious Games
  15. 16. Oregon Trail (1981) * The game dates back to 1971 http://www.citypages.com/2011-01-19/news/oregon-trail-how-three-minnesotans-forged-its-path/
  16. 17. Oregon Trail (1996)
  17. 18. Oregon Trail (2008) http://www.gameloft.com/mobile/the-oregon-trail /
  18. 19. Oregon Trail (2010) http:// apps.facebook.com/theoregontrail /
  19. 20. http:// www.moonbasealphagame.com / Moonbase Alpha
  20. 21. Serious + Mobile? Does this make sense? ?
  21. 23. Learning Food & Diet Un-Smoking General Health Lifestyle Location-based Fitness & Exercise
  22. 24. Learning
  23. 25. Jetset http:// www.persuasivegames.com/games/game.aspx?game = jetset
  24. 26. http:// www.silverbackers.org / Silverbackers
  25. 27. Freedom http:// www.freedomhivaids.in/FreedomHivAids.htm Mobile = good for ICTD
  26. 28. MILLEE (literacy) http:// www.cs.cmu.edu/~mattkam/lab/millee.html ? … trouble with academic games
  27. 29. eSmart *this is not the actual game http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/03/21/mcdonalds_ds_training/
  28. 30. http:// www.topdocgame.com / Top Doc
  29. 31. Brain Age http:// brainage.com/launch/index.jsp … accidentally serious?
  30. 32. … $$$-driven knockoffs
  31. 33. You are what you eat. You are what you eat.
  32. 34. Mindless Eating Challenge http:// mindlesseating.org /
  33. 35. http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~agrimes/docs/grimes_ubicomp10.pdf OrderUP! *not to be confused with the “Order Up!” Wii game
  34. 36. PickChow! *not mobile (yet) http:// www.zisboombah.com/pickchow #
  35. 37. Thank you for not smoking Thank you for not smoking.
  36. 38. http:// www.grap.ca/site/francais/html/nicot_documents.htm http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nicot/id416698100?mt=8 Smoking cessation NICOT
  37. 39. My Stop Smoking Coach http:// www.ubi.com/US/Games/Info.aspx?pId =7150
  38. 40. http://lit2quit.wordpress.com/ Lit
  39. 41. Health games?
  40. 42. http:// www.allergiesattack.com / Allergies Attack Er, it’s health- themed …
  41. 43. http:// www.persuasivegames.com/games/game.aspx?game = colorfall Colorfall Insurer-funded games
  42. 44. http:// www.ecu.edu /biofeedback/ http:// www.popcap.com/games/iphone/peggle Peggle … accidentally serious!
  43. 45. iTunes App Store How do we categorize these?
  44. 46. Lifestyle?
  45. 47. http:// www.textjab.us / Textjab Socially-driven games
  46. 48. http:// myhappyplanet.iplay.com / My Happy Planet
  47. 49. Location, location, location!
  48. 50. Foursquare Uh … is this a game? https:// foursquare.com /
  49. 51. Akoha http:// akoha.com /
  50. 52. SCVNGR http:// www.scvngr.com /
  51. 53. Move around!
  52. 54. Goldwalker http:// humanagames.com/#/solutions/mobilegames /
  53. 55. http:// impulsivepillowpilates.blogspot.com / Impulsive Pillow Pilates
  54. 56. PicoPoke http:// gambit.mit.edu/loadgame/picopoke.php
  55. 57. http:// qubop.com /apps Tapcloud
  56. 58. My Weight Loss Coach http:// myweightlosscoachgame.us.ubi.com /
  57. 59. http://ils.intel-research.net/ubifit UbiFit
  58. 60. Zamzee http://www.hopelab.org/innovative-solutions/zamzee /
  59. 61. Pokéwalker http:// www.pokemongoldsilver.com/us/#/features/pokewalker / … can be spoofed
  60. 63. Learning Food & Diet Un-Smoking General Health Lifestyle Location-based Fitness & Exercise
  61. 64. <ul><li>Does mobile make sense? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we categorize these? </li></ul><ul><li>Some are accidentally serious </li></ul><ul><li>What about academic projects? </li></ul><ul><li>Some aren’t even really games </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of games! (I bet I missed some) </li></ul>Click a cow? What now?
  62. 65. <ul><li>Ben Sawyer </li></ul><ul><li>Beth Bryant </li></ul><ul><li>University of Washington </li></ul><ul><li>(BHI, ISIS, HCDE, Change, dub) </li></ul>Thank you!

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