About Us

Elbowfish creates engaging games that, like film, books, television and theater, can provide exciting, emotional, thought-provoking, transformative and entertaining experiences. Our games are winning awards and acclaim for their compelling gameplay, artistry and accessibility.

We design, develop and publish engaging games across all media.

As a creative studio, we focus on providing high production-value, interactive popular entertainment, with original content that supports critical thinking, science and civic participation —without sacrificing fun. Elbowfish creations broaden the emotional and moral spectrum of games, and extend & connect them across multiple media.


davidCEO DAVID GALIEL brings to Elbowfish more than 25 years of broad-based experience as entrepreneur, senior executive, strategic consultant and mentor. He has worked as transmedia storyteller, executive producer, online community developer, game designer, and professional musician.

David has designed and led integration of interactive entertainment into film, television and education productions. His extensive resume ranges from executive producer of a pioneering MMO game to new media advisor for AIDS.gov, the US Department of Health and Human Services’ HIV/AIDS information portal; from online strategy consultant for US House and Senate campaigns, to leader of a global peace organization; from director of the Boston Computer Society’s pioneering Virtual Reality Group, to executive committee member of the nation’s first Creative Economy organization.

David has mentored numerous social entrepreneurs, served as advisor and director for for-profit and non-profit organizations, and helped to promote STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) careers to young people everywhere.

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