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

By Ryan Meitzler

June 24, 2016

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 Meitzler

Ryan is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers and has been a lover of games as long as he can remember. He holds a BA in English and Cinema and lives in New York City.

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