CGI2010 Empowering Women + Half the Sky

Last week at the Clinton Global Initiative 2010, former President Bill Clinton announced that CGI will now make protecting and empowering women a top priority. Thanks to the continued efforts of people like Mallika Dutt, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, as well as dozens of NGOs around the globe, the difficult issues that women face… Read more »

Meetup Everywhere about Games for Change

Today we’re delighted to announce a new tool that will assist our community to discuss social impact games. We created a Meetup Everywhere page.   Meetup.com is a tool that allows like-minded individuals to gather and produce events about shared interests. We set up this tool because of the great demand from friends and colleagues… Read more »

Stan Lee is fighting for our rights

The legend behind the greatest names in comic books, Stan Lee, recently sent out an open letter to everyone and the Video Game Voters Network. The VGVN is an American organization that aims to get more gamers to become registered voters so they can protect video games and their First Amendment rights. Stan Lee is… Read more »

President Obama and The National STEM Video Game Challenge

Nearly a year after President Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” announcement, our President is back with another initiative that will change the world of gaming. The National STEM Video Game Challenge is Obama’s latest move to advance education and gaming. For over 25 years, video game developers have been fighting for legitimacy. Even the idea of… Read more »

Gamestar Mechanic: A Lesson in Game Design

On September 29, 2010, you may have heard a giant sigh of relief resonate from the East Coast of the United States. After four years, two funding cycles by the MacArthur Foundation, three organizations involved in the development (Gamelab, Institute of Play and E-Line Media), a revival of the project and immeasurable hard work and… Read more »