PopCap Games Company Profile

00:30 EDT 3rd September 2015 | BioPortfolio

PopCap Games is the leading global developer, publisher and operator of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to all ages across PC, mobile, social and other platforms. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000, was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2011, and has a worldwide staff of more than 600 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. PopCap's games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship franchise, Bejeweled®, has sold more than 50 million units.


News Articles [214 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Violent video games provide quick stress relief, but at a price

While playing video games can improve mood, violent games may increase aggressive outcomes, a new study suggests. The participants included 82 undergraduate communication students. Most had little exp...

Poor behavior linked to time spent playing video games, not the games played

Children who play video games for more than three hours a day are more likely to be hyperactive, get involved in fights and not be interested in school, says a new study. It examined the effects of di...

The benefits of storytelling in video games

(SAGE Publications) A wealth of studies have shown that violent video games contribute to antisocial and aggressive behavior. But what makes those games appealing in the first place? One possibility i...

Violent or Not, Video Games May Cause Aggression

Next time you feel frustration’s vice grip closing, you may want to hold off on releasing your anger via video games.Read more about Violent or Not, Video Games May Cause AggressionComments

Video games can power up from merely fun to meaningful experiences

It may be game over for critics who claim that video games are nothing more than a fun diversion. A team of researchers suggests that many games can be meaningful entertainment experiences for players...

Study finds violent video games provide quick stress relief, but at a price

A study authored by two University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate students indicates that while playing video games can improve mood, violent games may increase aggressive outcomes.

Video games provide quick stress relief, but at a price

A study authored by two University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate students indicates that while playing video games can improve mood, violent games may increase aggressive outcomes. The study, au...

Joint conference on serious games

(University of Huddersfield) The Joint Conference on Serious Games takes place on June 3-4. The event -- which is a combination of the Sixth International Conference on Serious Games Development and ...

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PubMed Articles [190 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluating the Benefits of Collaboration in Simulation Games: The Case of Health Care.

Organizations have used simulation games for health promotion and communication. To evaluate how simulation games can foster collaboration among stakeholders, this paper develops two social network me...

Reflections on the Design of Exertion Games.

The design of exertion games (i.e., digital games that require physical effort from players) is a difficult intertwined challenge of combining digital games and physical effort. To aid designers in fa...

Games for Health: An Opinion.

Almost 60 percent of Americans play videogames, which is a significant opportunity for health professionals to reach mass audiences. But although legions of fans spend countless hours playing entertai...

Personal, Social, and Game-Related Correlates of Active and Non-Active Gaming Among Dutch Gaming Adolescents: Survey-Based Multivariable, Multilevel Logistic Regression Analyses.

Playing video games contributes substantially to sedentary behavior in youth. A new generation of video games-active games-seems to be a promising alternative to sedentary games to promote physical ac...

Mapping the Demand for Serious Games in Postgraduate Medical Education Using the Entrustable Professional Activities Framework.

Serious games are potentially powerful tools for residency training and increasingly attract attention from medical educators. At present, serious games have little evidence-based relations with compe...

Clinical Trials [39 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Nutritional Adaptations to Physical or Sedentary Activities in Youth

Sedentary behaviors have been shown to increase food consumption among youth and adults. The recent active video games devices have been suggested to compensate for the increased energy in...

Computer Based Intervention for Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

Interactive multimedia programs have been demonstrated to produce substantial change in children's dietary behaviors. This SBIR-Phase 2 protocol will evaluate the two video game interventi...

Active Video Games and Sustainable Physical Activity

The purpose of this study is to test the effect of active video game play on physical activity of 9-13 year old children in their natural home environments. We observe how much physical a...

Effects of Playing Video Games on Energy Balance

The aim of this study is to examine the effects of playing video games on various components of energy balance and substrate metabolism as well as on glucose homeostasis and relevant hormo...

A Postural Study Comparing Sitting on the Floor Versus Sitting in a Chair While Playing Video Games.

To determine if sitting in a chair or sitting on the floor lends itself to better posture while playing video games.

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PopCap Games

PopCap Games is the leading global developer, publisher and operator of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to all ages across PC, mobile, social...

Impressionware srl

Impressionware is a games development company, founded in 2003, with the mission to develop high quality and entertaining mobile games based on well known brands or on original IPs. The company is bor...

Games for Health Project

Games for Health, the leading professional community in the field of health games, brings together the best minds in game development and health care to advance game technologies that improve health a...

Jet Set Sports

Jet Set Sports and its sister company CoSport are leading providers of Olympic Games hospitality packages and Olympic Games event tickets to corporate clientele and the general public. Since 1984, Jet...

Red Hill Studios

Red Hill Studios is an award winning serious games developer that creates interactive games for health, online science games, and immersive museum exhibitions. It also conducts research into new educa...

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