More Than Just a Game: Gaming and Activism

Mar 15, 2022

10:00am – 11:00am CT

The gaming industry has taken the world by storm since as early as the 1970’s. Technological advancements in the past several decades have allowed PC, mobile, and console games to incorporate new designs and new storylines. These advances have helped the industry to expand dramatically, attracting diverse audiences with various interests ranging from sports, fantasy, music, and even current events. This panel discussion will explore how video games have become not only a hobby, but also even an avenue for activism.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Kristin Bässe
Kristin Bässe

Reporters Without Borders Germany

photo of Jerry Chan
Jerry Chan

Zeitgeist Studio

photo of Navid Khonsari
Navid Khonsari

iNK Stories

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Alvaro Piaggio

Human Rights Foundation

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