Announcing the Games for Change Festival's Initial Line-Up

[Update: Looking for the 2014 Games for Change Festival (April 22-24)? Click here to see the schedule and register.]   We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary at the New World Stages in New York City, and thanks to our partners contributing to this year’s line-up, we plan to do so in style. With the launch of… Read more »

Half the Sky Game: What Went Right and What Went Wrong? (Part 3)

Since its debut six weeks ago on March 4, the Half the Sky game has seen more than 650,000 players, who in total have contributed more than $200,000 in donations directly or through sponsors. Players have already unlocked 104,400 free books and $68,700 worth of life-changing surgeries. While we’re proud of this great success, we… Read more »

Games for Change Presents: A Game Design Contest to Win $35,000!

In Games for Change’s first-ever public design competition, we will award a prize of  $35,000 to create a prototype of a safe sex awareness game. The game will developed for and in collaboration with Answer, a progressive, tech-savvy organization that has more than 30 years experience providing and promoting sexuality awareness to young people. As part… Read more »

Half the Sky Game: What Went Right and What Went Wrong? (Part 2)

Since its debut six weeks ago on March 4, the Half the Sky game has seen more than 580,000 players (!), who in total have contributed more than $175,000 in donations directly or through sponsors. Players have already unlocked 92,000 free books and $61,000 worth of life-changing surgeries. While we’re proud of the meaningful impact… Read more »

Put your game in the spotlight at the G4C Festival (and get two free tickets)

Have a game for change in development? Then we want to help you spread the word about it! We’re looking for in-progress games to highlight in the 10th Anniversary Games for Change Festival’s Demo Spotlight, where you’ll have the chance to present your game to and get valuable feedback from an expert jury and hundreds… Read more »

Half the Sky Game: What Went Right and What Went Wrong? (Part 1)

Since its debut a little more than a month ago on March 4, the Half the Sky game has seen 500,000 players (!), who in total have contributed more than $160,000 in donations directly or through sponsors. Players have already unlocked 83,000 books and $56,000 worth of life-changing surgeries. While we’re proud of the meaningful… Read more »

Auti-Sim: A Short, Overwhelming Look into Autism and Sensory Overload

I had barely made it to the center of Auti-Sim’s world—a playground filled with children—before ripping off my headphones and pushing away from the computer. Not because it was a bad game. Just the opposite. Because it’s so effective in its aim to simulate the unbearable sensory overload that is associated with some cases of… Read more »

Volunteers Wanted for Half the Sky Movement: The Game

Use your skills for social good! Volunteer for a few hours each week with Half the Sky Movement: The Game, a Facebook adventure that highlights how women around the world are creating opportunities for themselves and others. The game is based on The New York Times Bestseller, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for… Read more »