Awards Nominee Spotlight: Ralph Vacca

Leading up to our 9th annual festival, we’re sitting down with some of our nominees for the Games for Change Awards. Previously, we spoke to Paolo Pedercini of molleindustria about his game and how he really feels about the Gaming industry. Now, we’re chatting with Ralph Vacca from Their Knight News Game Award-nominated game, Fibber – A Game About… Read more »

More Speakers You Won’t Want To Miss at Games for Change Festival 2012

We recently announced the full line-up of keynotes at the 9th annual Games for Change Festival. Don’t get sold out of NYU’s Skirball Center on June 18-20! Festival tickets are available until June 8 and there will be no tickets for sale on site. Last year, there was a huge pre-Memorial Day run on tickets,… Read more »

Keynoters Jane McGonigal and Nolan Bushnell To Open, James Paul Gee, Lucy Bradshaw and Michael Gallagher To Close Our Festival

The 9th AnnualGames for Change Festival returns for the second year to NYU’s Skirball Center June 18-20. Remember, tickets for the Festival are only available until June 8! We sold out in 2011, so don’t take any chances because there will be no tickets for sale on site. Register now: Kicking off the Festival’s… Read more »

Awards Nominee Spotlight: Paolo Pedercini

Yesterday we announced the 2012 Games for Change Awards Nominees. Leading up to the 9th Annual Games for Change Festival, we’re inviting the nominees to voice their opinions on our blog. Hear what they have to say, and check out their games. First up…Paolo Pedercini of molleindustria, recipient of three nominations for their game, Unmanned. Their latest title… Read more »

2012 Games for Change Awards Nominees Announced

The End, Unmanned and WAY Lead with Multiple Nominations We’re excited to announce the nominees for the Games for Change Awards. These juried awards recognize the best attributes of social impact games and are presented in four competitive categories: Most Significant Impact, Most Innovative Game, Best Gameplay and Knight News Game. All nominees are also… Read more »

Announcing the 2012 Demo Spotlight Featured Games

Joerg Hofstaetter and his now completed game, Ludwig (Demo Spotlight 2011) We have just completed selection of the four titles for this year’s Demo Spotlight. This section of the Games for Change Festival showcases games presently in development and seeking partners to provide additional funding, design expertise and/or publishing strategies. Announcing this year’s Demo Spotlight participants…