Accessibility for educational games is a work in progress across the industry. We continually seek solutions to make our products fully accessible and we strive to adhere to established standards for accessibility and usability on each new project. Some of our older products may not be accessible in all areas, and have not been optimized for current accessibility recommendations. Here, we offer the content and approach of this game, so that learners are better able to find alternative content and ways of learning.
Content of Website
A new theme park has opened its doors to the public! Explore different stations while learning about cross-contamination and food safety practices.
Gameplay is conducted via keyboard or mouse/trackpad. May be accessible for special equipment replacing trackpad.
Sound effects are present, but the game is able to be played without sound.
All graphics were tested using the Sim Daltonism app and other browser-based color blindness and color contrast checkers.
Keyboard zooming options are available; however, there are no fullscreen mode capabilities available at this time.
This game does not contain a practice mode. However, players are able to familiarize themselves with gameplay within the first level with little to no repercussions.
This game is web-based.
This game is available in English.
Fine Motor Skills
The interactive can be completed using either mouse/trackpad or keyboard commands and is not reliant on clicking precision.
In the game, text is present and letterboxed.
Copyright 2023, New Mexico State University Board of Regents. Theme Park Kitchen was developed by New Mexico State University Innovative Media Research and Extension and its Learning Games Lab.
Theme Park Kitchen received funding from Extension Foundation USDA-NIFA New Technology for Ag Extension (NTAE) at the Expansion phase. NTAE is a grant program generously supported by the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and administered through a partnership between Oklahoma State University and the Extension Foundation (EXF).
The original Ninja Kitchen game was produced by the NMSU Learning Games Lab in collaboration with Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, professor and Extension specialist at Rutgers University and innovative educator in nutrition and food safety. It was supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 2007-51110-03813.