Wellness Gaming 2.0

The enhancement of health through games is taken further

Implications - Wellness gaming has evolved to include social aspects to not only enhance quality of life in a fun way, but spread the word to a network of people. This ties to a new view of health and wellness as a mark of status, and is especially helpful for brands in the industry looking to make closer connections to their consumer.
SCORE: 4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 10,758 Total Clicks Mar 13 - Dec 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechLifestyleGadgetsHealth
Amicable Medical Toys - The CHRU DOUD is an Informative and Comforting Friend to Child Patients
SCORE: 3.2
Mild 6,068 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 13
Amicable Medical Toys
The CHRU DOUD is an Informative and Comforting Friend to Child Patients
Hospitals are scary places for people of all ages, especially children. The development of the CHRU DOUD was was intended as a solution to alleviating the anxiety of young patients as they undergo... [More]
Depressing Adventure Games - The Depression Quest Game Explores Important Mental Health Issues
SCORE: 5.3
Mild 1,318 Clicks Pub: Aug 26, 14
Depressing Adventure Games
The Depression Quest Game Explores Important Mental Health Issues
Depression Quest is a text-based adventure game that aims to offer insights into the plight of people suffering from severe clinical depression, a crippling disease that is often misunderstood by... [More]
Active Challenge Apps - Hotseat Encourages Workers to Stop Sitting and Interact With Each Other
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 1,667 Clicks Pub: Oct 15, 14
Active Challenge Apps
Hotseat Encourages Workers to Stop Sitting and Interact With Each Other
This app encourages people to get on their feet and stop sitting. Many people spend too much time sitting stationary at their desks, resulting in health problems and a sense of isolation. The... [More]
Healthy Eating Digital Games - Pixelate by Sures Kumar and Lana Z Porter Makes Diners Compete
SCORE: 4
Mild 954 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 13
Healthy Eating Digital Games
Pixelate by Sures Kumar and Lana Z Porter Makes Diners Compete
Eating healthily has never been more fun thanks to Pixelate by Sures Kumar and Lana Z Porter, two artists at the Royal College of Art in London, England. It involves a hacked dining table with a... [More]
Pain-Reducing Video Games - This Augmented Reality Game Allivates Pain in Amputee Patients
SCORE: 2.8
Untested 453 Clicks Pub: Mar 4, 14
Pain-Reducing Video Games
This Augmented Reality Game Allivates Pain in Amputee Patients
An augmented reality game is helping amputee patients feel relief from their phantom limb pain. Phantom limb syndrome is the sensation that an amputated or missing limb is still attached to the... [More]
Breath-Controlled Games - Zenytime Wants to Make Concentrated Breathing Fun
SCORE: 3.4
Untested 298 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 14
Breath-Controlled Games
Zenytime Wants to Make Concentrated Breathing Fun
Zenytime consists of both a physical device, called a Puck and a smartphone app that work in concert so users can reap the benefits of focused breathing. The Zenytime Puck acts as controller that... [More]