The aptly titled “Fate of the World” is an ambitious social impact game in which you are a world leader tasked with tackling the climate issues of the planet. The makers of the award winning “BBC Climate Challenge” have taken real statistical data that accurately predicts what the world could be like in the next… Read more »
Today I’d like to take a moment to discuss one of the new services Games for Change has begun providing this year. Along with our continued involvement in the production of the Half The Sky transmedia project, we are advising a few other organizations that are committed to support or craft their own games for… Read more »
Games for Change has been hearing quite a bit from independent filmmakers looking for assistance in making games as complements to their films, particularly documentary filmmakers. With her background in independent film, Co-President Michelle Byrd is looking at ways to establish institutional collaborations that enable Games for Change to lend its expertise and… Read more »
There are two weeks left in the 5th Annual Knight News Challenge. The media innovation contest awards a total of $5 million each year to digital solutions that advance the sharing of news and the engagement of communities. To date, the Knight News Challenge has awarded over $23 million to 56 innovators, chosen… Read more »
While other forms of media regularly discuss the Middle East, whenever it shows up in video games, there’s often controversy. From the new Medal of Honor game to big name companies dropping titles like Six Days in Fallujah. However, there is one man in the Middle East, who wants to create games that… Read more »
If the name Steve York rings a bell, it’s probably because you know his previous transmedia project, A Force More Powerful. The documentary, book and more importantly, the game are regarded as pioneering work in the social impact world. His company, York Zimmerman Inc. just released their new game to promote non-violent resistance,… Read more »
This morning Supreme Courts Justices heard the opening arguments of the 5 year long Schwarzenegger vs. the Entertainment Merchants Association case.
For many, watching election night coverage is a game within itself. You make bets, you take informed guesses and you watch the results live on TV, similar to Fantasy Sports. This year, the ABC News iPad app takes this “meta game” one step further.