GAMES FOR CHANGE – Catalyzing Social Impact Through Digital Games

Games for Change is the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact.  Non-profit curators of 138 very cool, very innovative video games.  Their games?  Awesome.  Their mission?  Game changing.  

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING  “At least two generations of people have grown up with games and … it is part of their DNA to want to express themselves in that form. The bandwidth [of videogame emotion] is usually tension and competition—a sense of aggression. That’s changing.” Tracy Fullerton, professor at the University of Southern California

Mission Statement:

Catalyzing Social Impact Through Digital Games

What they do:

Founded in 2004, Games for Change facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE PLAYING

Neocolonialism_FeaturedImage

Ruin the world by manipulating parliaments and exploiting the working class. Also, the map isgame details
Dumbwaystodie2

“I solemnly swear to not do dumb stuff around trains.”game details
CodeFred

How do your body’s systems work? Learn by helping Fred survive a terrifying night in the woods.game details
ClimateDefense

Can you prevent global warming? “Let’s Pretend.”game details
ZombiesRun_Featured

Need motivation to exercise? Try outrunning the zombie apocalypse.game details
PlagueInc_Featured

Infect as many people as possible before humanity finds a cure.game details
SideKickCycle

Every 387 downloads of this bike racing game sends a bicycle to an impoverished community.game details
UpliftedFeature

Launch your character across challenging platforms in a quest to become happy.game details
SuperSightFeature

Battle against your fears to learn problem-solving strategies.game details
BioharmoniousFeature

Resolve the desolation of the balance between nature and machinery.game details
and many, many more…

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