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Images & Voices of Hope | December 2, 2020

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Gaming

How Allison Cole explores gender, sexuality, and consent through games

February 27, 2017 |

“She Said She Said” player.  Photo by Mattias Graham. 

 

By Natalie Coleman

Natalie Coleman is a writer based in Cincinnati and New York. She is attending NYU’s Literary Reportage graduate program in the class of 2018. You can find her on … Read More

How an NYU Game Center student hopes to make gaming a more inclusive field

January 16, 2017 |

Chelsea Shepard’s game, Zaibatsu. All images courtesy of Chelsea Shepard. 

 

By Natalie Coleman

Natalie Coleman is a writer based in Cincinnati and New York. She is attending NYU’s Literary Reportage graduate program in the class of 2018. You can find her … Read More

Mobile game ‘Honour Water’ aims to heal the waters through song

August 29, 2016 |

“The Women, They Hold the Ground.”Digital Media. By and Courtesy of Elizabeth LaPensée, 2015.

 

Elizabeth LaPensée wants to make a difference in the way indigenous people are represented in video games. LaPensée, who has spoken out against  misrepresentation, racism and sexism … Read More

How news organizations are using video games to enhance their storytelling

January 27, 2016 |

 

As more and more media is consumed on digital devices, the opportunity for video games in journalism continues to expand and redefine how readers interact with news. This week Nieman Reports published “Harnessing the Power of Video Games for … Read More

Jane McGonigal explains how gaming can make us the hero of our own story

September 24, 2015 |

Jane McGonigal giving her 2012 TED talk, which drew widespread attention to her game “SuperBetter.” (Screengrab)

 

 

After experiencing a concussion that left her feeling anxious and depressed, Jane McGonigal sought healing through gaming. As part of her recovery process, … Read More

Exploring the overlap between games and journalism

September 10, 2015 |

Dan Norton and Phoenix Perry speaking on a gaming panel at ivoh’s 2015 Restorative Narrative Summit in June. | Photo by Sanjeev Chatterjee

 

By Dan Norton

Dan is a founding partner and CCO at Filament Games. He specializes in the design … Read More

New Tow Center report looks at how games can improve news coverage

February 23, 2015 |

Screenshot from WNYC’s snowfall map

 

 

 

The most-viewed New York Times piece in 2013 wasn’t a hard-hitting investigation piece or a long-form narrative; it was a quiz. Since then, interest in the intersection between journalism and gaming has grown. News … Read More

‘Never Alone’ video game resurfaces centuries-old tribal stories

December 8, 2014 |

Screenshot from “Never Alone” trailer.

 

 

A new video game, “Never Alone,” is helping to preserve traditional tribal stories for indigenous children who may never otherwise hear them.

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, a nonprofit that works with Native Alaskans, partnered … Read More

How media outlets are ‘gamifying’ the news

October 1, 2014 |

A screengrab from a new video game that the Des Moines Register launched last week. The game explains how farmers in Iowa are handling modern-day changes and challenges. 

 

 

News organizations are increasingly turning to video games to attract online readers, especially … Read More

War photographer embeds himself in a video game

September 16, 2014 |

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Throughout the past week, we’ve come … Read More