Health Games Research

Recently announced: from Robert Wood Foundation Site

Health Games Research is an $8.25 million national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that supports outstanding research to enhance the quality and impact of interactive games used to improve health. The goal of the program is to advance the innovation, design, and effectiveness of health games and game technologies so that they help people improve their health-related behaviors and, as a result, achieve significantly better health outcomes. The program is directed by Debra Lieberman, Ph.D., communication researcher in the Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Program funding comes from RWJF’s Pioneer Portfolio, which supports innovative ideas and projects that may lead to breakthroughs in the future of health and health care.

http://www.healthgamesresearch.org/

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FPGameRunner

One step closer to taking gaming into a whole other dimension. The FPGameRunner puts user one step closer inside the game.

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Dance Pads

Dance Pads! Dance Pads! Dance Pads! This site has every type of dance pad for every game console. Check out the amazing variety. Be simple or go as wild and crazy as you like.

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More Wii Accessories!!!

Wow! Wii accessories are the hottest thing out! Challenge yourself to a laser fight with Darth Vador using the amazing light sword. Dual yourself to a showdown using the Gameblaster. Experience uncontrollable laughter with the fishing rod. Tone up with the Sports Kit. Give your Wii a break and give it something to cool down. Get the heads up on the latest Wii accessories to hit the market. How about a round of TKO’s? Nintendo has really outdone themselves this time.

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8-in-1 Sports Pack for Nintendo Wii Remote Controller

Why not have it all?  With the Wii 8-in-1 Sports Pack you never have to step out of the comfort of your home.  Challenge yourself to a game of tennis with your opponent.  Watch out Agassi!  This fun filled treat is full of fun, great for the family and with a latest edge on physical fitness.

 http://www.virtualvillage.com/Items/006412-005

Wii Zapper and Balance Board

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This new accessory combines the accuracy of the Wii Remote and Nunchuk in a single housing for a new experience for first-person shooters and targeting games.  Players can hear the sounds of battle through the Wii Remote speaker when it is incorporated into the Wii Zapper.

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Balance Board:  The active-play phenomenon started by Wii Sports now spreads to your whole body to the pressure-sensitive Wii Balance Board (name not final), which comes packed with Wii Fit.  The board is used for an extensive array of fun and dynamic activities, including aerobics, yoga, muscle stretches and games.

http://e3nin.nintendo.com/wii_accessories.html   

The HEADPLAY

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It’s portable, compact and convenient. The HEADPLAY Personal Cinema System is the next frontier in portable entertainment featuring media in both 2D and stunning 3D. The versatility of HEADPLAY provides the ultimate immersive gaming experience; a portable cinema of stunning picture resolution; and a private foray into the sprawling expanse of cyberspace.

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