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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

⏰ 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 »

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 »

⏰ 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 »

G4C Industry Circle: Navigating Game Based Learning in EU with Triseum

    2017-18 INDUSTRY CIRCLE WEBINAR WITH TRISEUM ON YOUTUBE LIVE   On May 29th, join the fourth installment of the Games for Change 2017-2018 Industry Circle. The Industry Circle is a program that showcases the achievements and opportunities in the impact games sector by highlighting leading studies that have made a significant contribution to our… Read more »

Take On Game Development Challenges at #G4C18!

  Tackle Development Challenges at the 2018 Games for Change Festival Whether your development portfolio consists of one game or one hundred, the sessions at #G4C18 are designed to help solve your top challenges. Highlights include: Developing Kid-Friendly Online Communities: Katie Salen (University of California, Irvine) will explore a play-based approach to raising socially and… Read more »