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2014 Games for Change Festival to Take Place as Part of the Tribeca Film Festival

NYC’s Largest Gaming Festival Set to Take Place April 22-24; Games for Change Public Arcade on April 26 Tickets Currently On Sale via   The 11th Annual Games for … 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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G4C Shows Half the Sky Movement: The Game at the UN Youth Assembly

We were very honored to show Half the Sky Movement: The Game at the United Nations, as part of the 12th International Youth Assembly, where around 800 young delegates had … Read more

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Winners of the G4C Awards Announced

After months of deliberation, Games for Changed announced its G4C Award winners last night in four categories: Most Innovative, Best Gameplay, Most Significant Impact, and Game of the Year. Without … Read more

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News from the Games for Change Festival 2013

Games for Change awards the $35,000 prize for the Sex Etc. Game Design Competition to Kaho Abe and Ramsey Nasser for their game, Safe Sex With Friends.  The 10th Anniversary … Read more

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Jesse Schell Receives 1st ‘Game Changer’ Award

We’ve seen so many game-changing creators over Games for Change’s 10-year history; we really ought to start giving them awards. … And this year, we are! Jesse Schell is a … Read more

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Discover the Superhero Within You in Wonder City: Q&A With Naomi Clark

Wonder City, the companion game to the documentary Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, launched this week with the aim of changing how players visualize power and gender. … Read more

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Volunteers Wanted for Half the Sky Movement: The Game

Use your skills for social good! Volunteer for a few hours each week with Half the Sky Movement: The Game, a Facebook adventure that highlights how women around the world … Read more

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“9 Minutes” Mobile Game Evaluation Demonstrates Positive Change for Pregnant Women

We’re excited to share the positive results of a recent evaluation of the mobile phone game, 9 Minutes, that was produced as part of the “Half the Sky Movement”. The … Read more

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Half the Sky Movement: The Game Launches March 4

With the strong support of a coalition of nonprofits and private partners, Half the Sky Movement: The Game will debut next week on Monday March 4 with the aim of empowering women and … Read more

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