Games for Change 2016 Award Winners Announced; Life is Strange Takes Top Prize

on June 24, 2016 3:24 PM

Each year in New York City, the annual Games for Change Festival brings together the best and brightest in the gaming community for a different outlook on games as a medium that can inspire change and education for those that enjoy them, with the festival’s annual award ceremony honoring some of the biggest achievements for games in the last year.

The Games for Change Festival announced their winners for the organization’s 2016 awards ceremony, with developer Dontnod Entertainment’s Life is Strange coming out on top as the winner of Games for Change’s Game of the Year award, while also taking home the prizes for “Most Significant Impact” and Games for Change x Mashable‘s “People’s Choice Award” winner, as voted by the public.

In addition to the big win for Life is Strange, other winners for the organization’s awards included included Block’Hood (for “Best Gameplay”), That Dragon, Cancer (for “Most Innovative”), and DragonBox Numbers (for “Best Learning” game).

The Games for Change Festival is take place from June 23-24th, 2016 in New York City at Parsons The New School for Design.

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Ryan is the Features Editor at DualShockers, with over five years' experience in the world of video games culture and writing. He holds a BA in English & Cinema from Binghamton University, and lives in New York City.