Games for Change in Bahrain: Developing an XR Arcade for SDGs

  Games for Change curated a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) focused XR Arcade in Bahrain last week at the 2018 Youthfull Festival. The conference was organized by the Bahrain Ministry of Youth & Sport Affairs, and was held October 21-25, 2018. Attendees included youth leaders from across the world working to promote… Read more »

Business Research (Special Project) Intern

  Games for Change (G4C) is looking for an intern to support research efforts for the organization around a new project on building out a social impact games and extended realities (XR) accelerator.   The intern will lead on this project which will culminate in an accelerator/incubator and impact investment fund supporting video game designers… Read more »

2018 G4C Student Challenge: Program, Winners and Award Ceremonies

  Games for Change is thrilled to announce the 28 winners of the 2018 Games for Change Student Challenge and to recognize the partners, organizations, educators and students who contributed to making this year’s program a resounding success.   Competition Results   The 2018 G4C Student Challenge competition yielded nearly 600 games, created by over 1,100… Read more »

Program & Operations Intern at Games for Change

  About this Job   Games for Change is looking for program and operations intern to support a range of projects promoting games for social impact this Fall for G4C and the National Student Challenge. Candidates for this unpaid internship should meet the below qualifications and requirements.   Position Details:   ● Support G4C staff… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Communications Intern

About this Job Games for Change is looking for a Communications Intern to support a range of projects promoting games for social impact this winter. Candidates for this unpaid internship should meet the below qualifications and requirements.   Position Details: Support G4C Staff (Social Media & Community Manager) in outreach and communication activities across range… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Partnerships Intern

  About this Job Games for Change (G4C) is looking for an intern to support partnership and business development efforts for the organization. The intern will support projects related to business development, fundraising, corporate and foundation relations, and event sponsorship. G4C Senior Director, Partnerships & Programs leads on supporting the organization in cultivating, building and… Read more »

Videogames: Pleasure and Dependence – Press Release Games for Change Europe

Is Intensive Game Playing a Mental Health Condition?   Join Games for Change Europe in Paris for a spectacular seminar “Videogames: Pleasure & Dependence” and find out by yourself…   Compulsive game playing is now a mental health condition according to the World Health Organization in the latest edition of its disease classification manual announced… Read more »

How Games and VR Frame Refugee Issues

Carne y Arena – Alejandro González Iñárritu © Legendary   Darfur is Dying and Food Force   In 2006, I visited the G4C Festival for the first time. In a break-out session, I initiated a conversation on games as a documentary medium. Drawing from the poetics of documentary, we discussed how docu-games mix ‘documenting’ and… Read more »

Game to Grow: Esports as a Learning Platform

The new North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) started as a regional league in Southern California and quickly garnered the enthusiastic support of teachers and administrators – and also drew in a subset of students that typically are not otherwise engaged in school.   Anthony Saba is Head of School at Samueli Academy, a public… Read more »

⏰ 1 Week Left to Purchase Tickets for #G4C18 ⏰

  The Games for Change Festival is only 1 week away! Register now to snag the last few spots in reserved sessions and a ticket to AU & HEVGA’s networking happy hour.  Join AU & HEVGA’s Happy Hour Receive an invitation to join #G4C18’s Happy Hour with American University Game Lab, Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA) and… Read more »