Games For Change Awards Announces 2022 Finalists

The Games For Change Festival officially announced its finalists for the 2022 Awards, which will be taking place on July 15th, 2022. The team went through all of the games and has narrowed all of the categories down to 4-5 finalists each. We have the complete list for you below as the ceremony will take place in four weeks at 7pm ET, livestreamed on Twitch.

Games For Change Awards Announces 2022 Finalists
Credit: Games For Change

2022 Games For Change Awards Finalists

Most Innovative:

  • Before Your Eyes from GoodbyeWorld Games
  • The Vale: Shadow of the Crown from Falling Squirrel
  • Inua – A Story in Ice and Time from Iko – The Pixel Hunt ARTE France
  • Unpacking from Witch Beam

Best XR for Change:

  • The Choice from Joanne Popinska
  • DIAGNOSIA from Mengtai Zhang and Lemon Guo
  • Gravitational from Electric Monkeys
  • Steps of Privilege from REM5 Studio

Best Civics Game:

  • Svoboda 1945: Liberation from Charles Games
  • VOXPOP from Gigantic Mechanic
  • Dot's Home from Weathered Sweater & Rise Home Stories Project
  • MadeVR: Take me to the end of the Assembly Line from Singing Cicadas

Best Gameplay:

  • Road 96 from DigixArt
  • Before Your Eyes from GoodbyeWorld Games
  • Midnight Protocol from LuGus Studio & Sixty Four
  • Lost Recipes from Schell Games

Best Learning Game:

  • Lingo Legend from Hyperthought Games Inc.
  • Ava from Team Ava
  • Culture Overlord from Lucas Vially
  • Math Makers from Ululab

Most Significant Impact:

  • Svoboda 1945: Liberation from Charles Games
  • Blackhaven from Historiated Games
  • Dot's Home from Weathered Sweater and Rise Home Stories Project
  • MadeVR: Take me to the end of the Assembly Line from Singing Cicadas

Best Health Game:

  • Smileyscope MRI from Smilescope
  • REThink Game from Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
  • BeatNic Boulevard from skillsgapp

Best Narrative Game:

  • Before Your Eyes from GoodbyeWorld Games
  • Dot's Home from Weathered Sweater and Rise Home Stories Project
  • The Vale: Shadow of the Crown from Falling Squirrel
  • UNSIGHTED from Studie Pixel Punk

Best Student Game:

  • There You Are from Funky Dango
  • P.A.N.I.K.O. from Bluv Studio
  • The Social Engineer from Pascal Jansen & Fabian Fischbach (Zefwih)
  • Project Anomaly: Urban Supernatural Investigator from Dark Science

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