Sneak Preview of Environmentally-Themed Games from Global Game Development Competition to Take Place in New York City
On Tuesday, June 3, Microsoft and Games for Change (www.gamesforchange.org) invite you to an exclusive preview of environmentally-themed video games developed by students from around the world. Last year, the two organizations teamed up to encourage social-issue problem solving through video games by sponsoring a game development competition which challenged competitors to create innovative games dedicated to the theme of a sustainable environment. The global competition launched in August as a new component of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup (http://imaginecup.com/), to more than 100,000 students in more than 100 countries.
The final six games from the contest will be previewed at the 2008 Games for Change Expo (www.gamesforchange.org/conferen
Join Jeff Bell and Chris Satchell from Microsoft, as well as Suzanne Seggermen, president and co-founder of Games for Change, as they provide the first look at these innovative, environmentally-themed games and spend some hands on time with them before they head to Paris for the Imagine Cup worldwide finals in July.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (EST)
Parsons New School for Design
Theresa Lang Student Center, 2nd Floor
55 West 13th St.
New York, NY 10011
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