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14TH ANNUAL GAMES FOR CHANGE FESTIVAL DRAWS ITS LARGEST ATTENDANCE TO DATE; DAY THREE FEATURED THE FIRST-EVER VR FOR CHANGE SUMMIT

More than one thousand attendees participated, networked, tested new VR & game experiences, and observed talks from industry thought leaders throughout the festival Read more

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DAY TWO OF THE 14TH ANNUAL GAMES FOR CHANGE FESTIVAL FEATURED CONVERSATIONS BY INDUSTRY LEADERS AROUND GENDER, EDUCATION, GAME DESIGN & MORE

The second day of programming at the 14th Annual Games for Change Festival featured presentations by leaders in the gaming, humanities, neuroscience, and education sectors including Colleen Macklin, Jason Horne, Mary Flanagan, Jessica Lindl, Graeme Devine, and a panel discussion with The Women of Overwatch. Read more

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NOTABLE INDUSTRY LEADERS CONVERGE AT 14th ANNUAL GAMES FOR CHANGE FESTIVAL & G4C AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Highlights from Day 1 Include Keynotes from Constance Steinkuehler, Moran Cerf, and Michael Gallagher and the Games for Change Awards Read more

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Games for Change announces the first “VR for Change” Summit as part of its 14th annual Games for Change Festival

Three-Day Festival to Feature Keynote Presentations by Megan Smith (former White House Chief Technology Officer); Gabo Arora (Creative Director & Senior Advisor at the United Nations); Luke Crane (Head of … Read more

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New York City Middle and High School Students to Tackle Real-World Issues in Special Game Jam Sponsored by Games for Change and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

On Saturday, March 11, 2017, New York City middle and high school students will have the opportunity to tackle real-world challenges and broaden their STEM skills through an innovative game jam hosted by Games for Change and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Read more

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Games for Change Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

New York, NY (December 5, 2016) – Games for Change (G4C) today announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Alan Lewis, VP of Corporate Communications and … Read more

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Finalists of the Houston Games for Change Student Challenge Announced

Globaloria and Games for Change Announce Finalists and Winners of Game Design Competition for Houston Public School Students Houston students to be honored at awards gala for creating their own … Read more

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Games for Change Seeks Funding via Kickstarter for their Upcoming Nuclear Risk Game Epic Orphan

Games for Change is announcing its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to support its new nuclear risk game Epic Orphan. The game will provide gamers an opportunity to join the fight against nuclear weapons threats. Play as an undercover agent that explores the globe who investigates and prevents nuclear threats caused by “orphan sources” (unguarded or unregulated nuclear materials).

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Students Challenged to Design Video Games for Social Good in National Competition

Games for Change (G4C), the leading advocate of games for social impact and learning, has launched the second annual G4C Student Challenge in New York City, Pittsburgh, and Dallas. The national G4C Student Challenge is a game design competition that invites public middle and high school students to create digital games about real-world issues impacting their communities. Through the Challenge’s hands-on game design program, students develop 21st-century skills by prototyping digital games and engaging in humanities research and civic problem solving. Read more

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National Park Service Illuminates 100 Years From Brooklyn Bridge Park With One World Trade Center, Bill Nye, Questlove, And Secretary Jewell For The #FindYourPark Movement

  Washington (August 10, 2016) – On August 22, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will illuminate the iconic New York City skyline, continuing the centennial celebration … Read more

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