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Dot’s Home Named Games for Change Game of the Year: Full List of Winners

Emotional 2D narrative game Dot’s Home won Game of the Year and Best Storytelling awards at this year’s Games for Change Awards, held Friday night in New York City.

“Wow! One again ! » developer and publisher Rise-Home Stories tweeted after the second victory. “Thank you so much @G4C for naming Dot’s Home the #GameOfTheYear! It’s truly an honor! Kudos to the other games that have been nominated and the tremendous work their teams have put into their games.”

Dot’s Home follows Dorothea Hawkins, a young black woman who moves into her grandmother’s house and relives important moments in her family’s history, considering race, past and the current notion of home. of road. It is available to play for free on Steam and the Apple App Store.

Games for Change, founded in 2004, aims to recognize and empower game creators who aim for real-world change with their games. In addition to the annual Games for Change Awards, the nonprofit organizes events, public arcades, design challenges and youth programs around the world.