Half the Sky Movement: The Game Launches March 4

With the strong support of a coalition of nonprofits and private partners, Half the Sky Movement: The Game will debut next week on Monday March 4 with the aim of empowering women and girls worldwide. Recognized as one of the more ambitious efforts in the games for social change space, it will be the first Facebook game with… Read more »

Creating Radhika: A Look Inside the Game’s Design Studio

The playful designs and colorful characters are some of the first features that pop out in Half the Sky Movement: The Game, a Facebook adventure that raises awareness and funds to empower women and girls across the globe. The game, inspired by the worldwide movement created by Pulitzer-Prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, sets… Read more »

How I See News-Games by Tomas Rawlings, Designer of Endgame:Syria

At GameTheNews.net we have been working on creating news-games for the past three months. We’ve covered a wide range of topics from solar power to the US election. However it was Endgame:Syria that got people talking and reopened the questions about games and reality. (For those new to Endgame:Syria, it is a game that looks… Read more »

Next Weekend in NYC: IndieCade East!

G4C is very excited that IndieCade is expanding to NYC with the launch of IndieCade East, taking place this coming weekend, February 15-17th, at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria.  Many G4C advisors and speakers will be participating in the programming (including our own Co-President Asi Burak) and we enthusiastically encourage the G4C… Read more »

Creating a Facebook Game for Good: Part 1, The Beginning

In anticipation of Half the Sky Movement: The Game’s upcoming release, we reached out to Frima Studios, the game’s developer, to get a behind the scenes look on the game creation process. For today’s interview we sat down with Gabriel Lefebvre, Game Design Director at Frima, and asked him about his initial reactions towards making… Read more »

Submit Now! – Open Call for Speaker & Game Award Submissions

We’re now accepting submissions for the 10th Anniversary — that’s right, it’s time for a party — Games for Change Festival, taking place at New World Stages in New York City June 17-19, 2013. Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 22 at 11:59 PM EST. Once a year, New York City plays host to the Games… Read more »