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New science game Niche teaches students genetics and biology

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The new science game Niche teaches students about genetics and biology — from predator survival to climate change. Niche uses turn-based strategy, simulation, and "roguelike" video game elements to challenge students to use real genetics to learn about species populations and survival against predators, illnesses, and climate. As they play, students can discover over 100 genes; four
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Games for Change announces its 2017 award nominees in learning, civics, and more

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Games for Change has nominated its top games across the Neurogaming & Health, Civics & Social Impact, and Games for Learning tracks for 2017. All nominees are up for the top honor of G4C's Game of the Year award. G4C holds an annual festival in New York City each year to celebrate games making a positive social difference, and many of those fall into education. The 2017 festival will take place on July 31-August 2. Judges will select the winners, but G4C is also opening voting up t