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Social Good Gaming

Mobile gaming apps covertly inform consumers on social causes

Implications - Moving past their role as mere tools for passing time, mobile gaming apps that leverage their audiences in order to increase awareness around important social causes serve an increasingly important role. Whether as a direct means of raising funds or as a tool for informing individuals, altruistic mobile games are a covert method of engaging consumers around issues that matter.
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8 Featured, 69 Examples:
166,243 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 15 — Nov 17
Trending:
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Featured Examples

Hunger-Fighting Video Games
Hunger-Fighting Video Games
'PacMan Vs. Hunger' Uses a Classic Game to Support a Good Cause
Tech consultancy Gaea Solutions recently debuted a game called PacMan Vs. Hunger, which uses a familiar arcade game to help solve a pressing issue. Instead of asking users to rack up points for... MORE
Social Good Mobile Games
Social Good Mobile Games
This Digital Game is Based on the Work of Doctors Without Borders
Rosie Garthwaite recently launched an Indiegogo campaign for a digital game based on the work of Doctors Without Borders. Unlike other games that focus on violence and destruction, this game gives... MORE
Hunger-Fighting Apps
Hunger-Fighting Apps
Hunger Crunch's Charity Game Staves Off Fictive & Real World Hunger
Hunger Crunch is a charity game that takes the form of a game that can be played either online or through an app. As well as providing you with a source of entertainment, the game also serves a much... MORE
Gamified Donation Apps
Gamified Donation Apps
The Givdo App is a Game That Enables Players to Make Charitable Donations
In a new platform that combines gaming with charity, the Givdo app lets players raise money for philanthropic organizations. The startup has a number of approved non-profits that players can swipe... MORE
Charitable Video Game Marathons
Charitable Video Game Marathons
Extra Life Toronto Hosted an Event to Raise Funds for Sick Kids
Extra Life Toronto, an organization that aims to generate awareness and funds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, recently hosted a 25-hour video game marathon within the city to... MORE
Artistic Micro-Donation Apps
Artistic Micro-Donation Apps
Charity Gaming App Elbi Uses Drawings and Doodles to Make an Impact
This charity gaming app uses social media and doodles to make a difference. The Elbi app is a micro-donation platform that lets users make and share pictures. This is an excellent way to teach kids... MORE
play_circle_filled Autistic Video Game Characters
Autistic Video Game Characters
Overwatch's 'Symmetra' is Canonically on the Autism Spectrum
Part of the reason for Overwatch’s popularity is that the game takes pains to flesh out deep and varied background stories for its stable of playable characters, and a character named Symmetra... MORE
Animal Rights Video Games
Animal Rights Video Games
The Game is Based on The Smiths' 1985 Album 'Meat Is Murder'
‘This Beautiful Creature Must Die’ is a video game based on the popular 1985 album by The Smiths’ entitled ‘Meat Is Murder.’ A collaboration between The Smiths and... MORE

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