Vote for Our Game Design Contest Finalists & Enter to Win 2015 Festival Passes

[ Update: Voting has officially closed, and our the game design contest winners have been announced! Give a round of applause for Moon Rush in winning the People’s Choice Award and SpaceIL Academy for taking home the grand prize of $25,000! ] Games For Change, in partnership with the Schusterman Philanthropic Network (Schusterman), has selected… Read more »

G4C Meetup Everywhere Spotlight: London

By Patrick Feeney, R3D Pixel The U.K. has produced a large number of games with strong social messages in recent years. Britain’s well-known public service media companies BBC and Channel 4 have been quite innovative in their mission to keep learning, youth education, science, and the arts alive in Britain. So it is fitting that… Read more »

And the 2014 Games For Change Award Nominees Are …

Get ready to play—the 2014 Games for Change Award nominees are here! Narrowed down from a field of over 140 titles, these eight finalists will compete for the winning prize across three categories: Most Innovative, Most Significant Impact, and Best Gameplay. The winning games will be announced on April 23 at the 11th Anniversary Games… Read more »

Let the Games Begin! Meet Our Pitch Event Contenders

The Games for Change Festival (April 22-24 & 26) will host its first-ever on-stage pitch session in which games in development have the chance to make their case to top funders from the worlds of industry, foundation, government, and private equity. Meanwhile, the Festival audience will get the inside scoop on what just might be… Read more »

Come Out & Play @ Games for Change Festival 2014

By: Greg Trefry, Gigantic Mechanic / Come Out & Play Players will have a chance to practice their remote control prowess in Sesame Street Box Heads, made by Gigantic Mechanic.   Physical games can be a great way to teach, engage, and provoke both players and spectators. While video games and board games can deliver… Read more »

2014 Festival: Full Schedule Revealed

It’s here! The full schedule for the G4C Festival is online, as well of our list of speakers who will be exploring the what, why, and how games have impact. Expect more of a TED vibe this year, as we invite top researchers to share how games and game thinking can shape everything from economics to neuroscience. One… Read more »

Go Beyond Games: Explore New Media With G4C at the Tribeca Film Festival

As you know, we’re excited that the G4C Festival (April 22-24 & 26) is an integral part the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. However, it is also an important component of the first-ever Tribeca Innovation Week (April 21-26) that was announced recently. The full week features five other tech-centric events along with the… Read more »