EMPOWERING GAME CREATORS AND SOCIAL INNOVATORS TO DRIVE REAL-WORLD IMPACT THROUGH GAMES
We convene our community through the Annual Games for Change Festival, the largest industry-facing event in New York City. We inspire youth to explore civic issues and learn 21st-century and STEM skills through our Student Challenge and we train educators to run game design classes on impact games. We incubate and executive produce game projects through our game design challenges, workshops and consulting projects. We curate and evangelize games to the public through our public arcades and award shows.
Games for Change Festival
Discover how digital games and immersive technologies impact education, healthcare, research, civics, and social issues. Our submission portal is now open for sessions to the 16th Annual G4C Festival (June 17-19). Festival passes will go on sale in February.
XR for Change
XR for Change is a new year-round initiative powered by Games for Change that seeks to unify developers, storytellers, researchers, technology companies and users to create experiences that have a shared mission to improve people’s lives. The 2019 XR for Change Summit will take place June 17 as part of the G4C Festival. Submit your session ideas here.
Games for Change Student Challenge
The G4C Student Challenge invites middle and high school students to create digital games about real-world issues impacting their communities. Since its inception, the program has impacted over 10,500 students and is currently running in NYC, LA, Detroit, and Atlanta during the 2018-2019 school year.