Recap of G4C18 Festival and XR4C Summit

  15 years celebrating the impact of games!   It’s a wrap! This year’s 15th annual Games for Change Festival was a major success! We hosted over 1000 attendees with many of them coming from countries around the world. The 3 day event kicked off with the proclamation from Mayor Bill DeBlasio that Thursday, June… 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 »

XR4C – A Curator’s Perspective + Free Membership To Virtual World Society

  XR for Change – A curator’s perspective   The XR for Change Summit is less than two weeks away and we could not be more excited about it. While curating speakers for the Summit my goal was to explore how immersive technologies are being used to address real-world challenges, create empathy and drive social… Read more »

XR for Change – A Curator’s Perspective

    The XR for Change Summit is less than two weeks away and we could not be more excited about it.  While curating speakers for the Summit my goal was to explore how immersive technologies are being used to address real-world challenges, create empathy and drive social change.  The three main areas we have… Read more »

#G4C18 Festival Regular Priced Passes End Tonight! 📢

  DEADLINE EXTENDED!  Regular rates on festival passes expire tonight   This is your last chance to pick up passes for the Games for Change Festival  before regular ticket pricing ends tonight at 11:59 p.m. EST. Buy a ticket and gain access to the special sessions below. Hurry, spots are limited!   Meet the Funder: Marc Ruppel (NEH)     … Read more »

⏰ Less than 48 hours Left to Buy #G4C18 Festival Passes Before Late Ticket Pricing ⏰

Less than 48 hours left! Time is running out to get passes for the #G4C18 Festival and #XR4C Summit before prices go up.     Late ticket pricing for the Games for Change Festival begins on Wednesday, June 14th. Don’t forget: special rates still apply for students, educators, indie developers and non-profits. Buy your tickets for the #G4C18 Festival… Read more »

Sign Up to the #G4C18 Festival Mentor Lounge 📝

  Get Inspired by Great Speakers and Mentors at #G4C18   The presenters at #G4C18 are not only leaders in the field of games for good — they are also captivating, accomplished speakers. Check out the sample clips below to watch a few of this year’s speakers in action, and join us at the Festival… Read more »

Announcing the 2018 G4C Awards Nominees 🎮

  Announcing G4C Awards Nominees   Games for Change is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Games for Change Awards! Attend the Games for Change Festival to play these games and find out who will be the winner in each category at the annual G4C awards ceremony.   All nominees are considered for the Awards’… Read more »