Games for Change and Gameful are teaming up!

Two years ago, a secret headquarters for world-changing game makers was born. When we first spoke about its launch in October of 2010, the founders Jane McGonigal, Nathan Verrill, Matthew Jensen, and Kiyash Monsef would have never guessed how far it could have come. But expectations were set high when the Kickstarter campaign to launch the site exceed its… Read more »

How to get involved with #GivingTuesday

In the U.S. on the Monday morning after Thanksgiving, many are recovering from a family feast on Thursday, the overwhelming deals and crowds of Black Friday, and if they have any energy (and money left), they’re browsing the web for the hottest deals on Cyber Monday. For the first time, a new initiative is set… Read more »

Be a Game Ambassador at the Margaret Mead Film Festival

The Margaret Mead Film Festival is the preeminent showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling. New in 2012 is the Mead Arcade, an interactive exhibition which invites Museum goers to discover the experiences of other cultures through playing games. The games were selected by Games for Change, a nonprofit organization using digital games to advance social change and education…. Read more »

USAID and Games for Change release Half the Sky mobile games

Photo by Ed Owles, WorldviewIt was only a few months ago when we were in India and Kenya testing our Half the Sky mobile games that we produced with Show of Force (USA). Sharing these games for the first time was a wonderful experience and our efforts were even covered on Kenya’s NTV. But now, it’s… Read more »