Cross-Cultural Impact Jam – A Week of Global Collaboration & Game Design 🌎 🎮

From March 20 – March 28, Games for Change hosted the Cross-Cultural Impact Jam, a week-long virtual event with support from Unity, Cultural Services of the French Embassies in the U.S. and Canada, and the Consulate General of France in Quebec. The event brought together approximately 70 student developers from Canada, France, Senegal, and the… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Partnerships Intern

  Games for Change (G4C) is looking for an intern to support partnership and business development efforts for the organization. The intern will support projects related to business development, fundraising, corporate and foundation relations, and event management. The intern will report to G4C’s Director of Partnerships who leads on supporting the organization in cultivating, building… Read more »

Get Ready to #STEMYourGame!

    Games for Change and Endless are thrilled to present a new design challenge for professional game creators: the STEM Your Game Challenge! With the onset of COVID-19, and transition to remote and hybrid learning models, the educational landscape is rapidly changing. Educators and parents are recognizing a need to find digital tools to… Read more »

#G4C2020 Starts Tomorrow!

#G4C2020 starts tomorrow! We are thrilled to present more than 200 speakers and over 70 hours of programming, plus numerous networking opportunities for you to connect with the global gaming community. Today we’ll be sharing some important information to make sure you get the most out of the Festival.   Before the event starts, please… Read more »

Ethics In XR

A post about our last XR4C Talk and Play by XR Fellow Archit Kaushik   XR can be a double-edged sword; with far-ranging applications like healthcare, education, training, etc. XR shows great promise for social impact but also presents a fair share of challenges. As companies continue to experiment with the latent power of XR,… Read more »

2020 G4C Student Challenge Wrap Up!

Games for Change is thrilled to share the results of the 5th annual G4C Student Challenge competition – and to recognize the talented young game designers who emerged as winners of the 2020 game design competition.   Despite new challenges posed by school closures and COVID-19, the 2020 competition was the most successful to date…. Read more »

Announcing the G4C Awards Nominees and Industry Leadership Award! ✨

  Each year the Games for Change Awards highlights the best games and immersive media in the social impact sector. This year, we received the most submissions ever– over 200 games across 6 competitive categories! With the help of more than 70 expert jurors we are excited to announce our 22 finalists, all of which… Read more »

Get the Party Started: A #G4CStudent Challenge Game Jam!

The Games for Change Student Challenge was back with a game jam on February 21st, hosted at the New-York Historical Society! This Jam put one theme at the very center of the event: political change. Entitled “Get the Party Started”, Games for Change and theme partner iCivics asked students to form a new political party,… Read more »

The COVID-19 Cataclysm, or Preparing for Crises through Games

Games for Change is excited to introduce a new blog series written by diverse members of our community. In this series we will be discussing the different ways they are using and thinking about games to adapt to the COVID-19 crisis. Authors will be sharing resources they are using in their home, virtual classrooms, offices,… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Festival Production Intern

  Games for Change (G4C) Games for Change is seeking a Festival Production Intern to support our NYC team on a range of production needs for the 2020 Games for Change Festival.The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and driven production assistant, with experience in event planning and production. This is a collaborative role that… Read more »