Press

To learn more about the Games for Change Festival, please see all relevant press leading up to and after the 8th Annual Games for Change Festival below. To contact Games for Change for press purposes, please see the Games for Change Press Room.

Press Releases

  • The nominees of the 2nd Annual Games for Change Awards are…

    With 44 days left until the Festival, we're excited to announce the nominees for the 2nd Annual Games for Change Awards. For those of you who have already registered, you can expect to play each of the games on-site at the event. If you haven’t registered, what are you waiting for? READ MORE »

  • Vice President Al Gore opens the 8th Annual Games for Change Festival

    April 25, 2011 (New York, NY) – Games for Change, the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact, announced today the line-up and expanded activities of its 8th Annual Games for Change Festival at the NYU Skirball Center June 20 – 22. The Games for Change Festival is the largest gaming event in New York City and the only international event uniting “games for change” creators, the public, civil society, academia, the gaming industry and media. Opening the event will be Vice President Al Gore. READ MORE »

  • Games for Change and the Come Out & Play Festival Announce the Real-World Games for Change Challenge

    March 4, 2011 (New York, NY) – Games for Change, the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact, announced today a new collaboration with The Come Out & Play Festival. The two are teaming up to commission a newly designed outdoor game to kick-off the 8th Annual Games for Change Festival taking place at NYU Skirball Center June 20 – 22. READ MORE »

  • Games for Change Festival Call For Content Announcement

    February 2, 2011 (New York City) – Games for Change is excited to announce our call for content for the 8th Annual Games for Change Festival, often referred to as “the Sundance of Video Games”. First and foremost, the deadline to submit your proposal is March 14th. Those interested in being a part of the 2011 Festival have the chance to participate in three different categories: Speaking, The 2nd Annual Games for Change Awards and Demo Spotlight. Here is a breakdown of each category… READ MORE »