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And the 2014 Games For Change Award Nominees Are …

Get ready to play—the 2014 Games for Change Award nominees are here! Narrowed down from a field of over 140 titles, these eight finalists will compete for the winning prize … Read more

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Happy #GivingTuesday: Time to Play Games and Give Back!

With 92 games now linking to over a dozen charities, the Charity Game Jam has been a huge success! During this weeklong event, hosted by online game-making community One Game … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Eskom Energy Planner

In attempts to improve the environment, we do things like recycle and use energy-efficient lightbulbs. But what if our responsibilities in — and impact on — our cities’ environments were … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: The Republia Times

What if there was no such thing as freedom of the press? What would you do if your family was held hostage by a man called “The Great and Honorable … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Blindside

People-eating monsters have taken over the city, and it’s up to you to make it out alive. One catch: you have suddenly become totally blind. BlindSide, a Games for Change … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Jewish Time Jump

Pictured right: A photo of Rose Schneiderman (Photo credit: Library of Congress). Pictured left: The Chronometer Time Machine, mid-time jump (Illustration by Liza Singer). Get ready to put on your … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Reach for the Sun

While a plant’s life cycle may seem static and slow moving to the human eye, Reach for the Sun transforms the process of understanding how plants grow and photosynthesize into a … Read more

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How I See News-Games by Tomas Rawlings, Designer of Endgame:Syria

At GameTheNews.net we have been working on creating news-games for the past three months. We’ve covered a wide range of topics from solar power to the US election. However it … Read more

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Open call to build Wonder City!

When we last checked in with the most recent recipient of the Games for Change Fellowship offered by the Tribeca Film Institute, the two-woman team behind “Wonder Women! The Untold … Read more

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USAID and Games for Change release Half the Sky mobile games

Photo by Ed Owles, WorldviewIt was only a few months ago when we were in India and Kenya testing our Half the Sky mobile games that we produced with Show of … Read more

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