Play Dot's Home for Free!

Press

What people are saying about Dot’s Home
       

PC Mag: Play These Indie Video Games From Developers of Color

PC Mag showcases Dot's Home as an indie game that should be on everyone's radar. Indie games bring innovation and artistry to the video game industry, and people of color bring diversity and perspective to indie games.

FIND OUT MORE

13 Must-See Talks at Game Devs of Color Expo 2022

Dot's Home was highlighted by The Game Devs of Color Expo 2022! The creators of Dot's Home were interviewed on how the title explores the systemic issues that affect racial marginalized people when it comes to housing.

FIND OUT MORE

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

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

FIND OUT MORE

VentureBeat: Games for Change unveils 2022 video game and XR award winners

Dot’s Home won Game of the Year and Best Narrative winner at the 2022 Games for Change Awards.

FIND OUT MORE

Dot’s Home Wins Game of the Year at Games for Change Festival!

Dot’s Home competed with 17 other finalists selected from the more than 400 games that were submitted this year. The game also won the Best Narrative Game award and was nominated for the categories of Best Civic Game and Most Significant Impact.

FIND OUT MORE

You’re Not Alone 2022: That’s a Wrap!

The Real Women of Gaming staff raised money for the creators of an amazing game called Dot’s Home who are a part of the The Rise Home Project. This single player game follows the journey of Dot as she travels through time to key moments in her family’s history.

FIND OUT MORE

Finurah: ‘It’s Very Much a Rigged Game’: How a Video Game Called ‘Dot’s Home’ Highlights Discriminatory Housing Policies in the U.S.

The American dream myth is that wealth and prosperity is out there for everyone’s taking, and that the house with the white picket fence is accessible to all. But players in Dot’s Game are shown the obstacles faced by Black homebuyers in the U.S.

FIND OUT MORE

5 Black Americans Who Made Significant Contributions To The Gaming Industry

Neil Jones is a black game developer and multi-disciplined 3D artist based in Detroit, US. Jones has developed amazing games such as Dot’s Home and Clique.

FIND OUT MORE

The Gaming Industry is Finally Teaching Players Empathy

The makers of Dot’s Home frame games as a tool for empathy differently from much of the dominant discussion. Rather than relying on the idea that empathy is developed from a game allowing you to “walk a mile in somebody else’s shoes”, the Rise-Home team sees Dot’s Home as an opportunity to witness someone else’s experience.

FIND OUT MORE

Games for Change Unveils Social Impact G4C Award Finalists

Dot's Home is announced as a finalist in Game For Change's annual G4C Awards.

FIND OUT MORE

Wired Review: In Dot's Home, Your Choices Are Often Illusions

The game tackles housing inequality, gentrification, racism, and generational trauma with elegance and empathy.

FIND OUT MORE

Blerdy Otome's Review: Melanin Friendly Games – Dot’s Home

Dot’s Home is a call to action for people to stop and seriously consider where we are now and where we’re going in the future.

FIND OUT MORE

Kotaku Review: Powerful Free Steam Game Captures The Consequences Of Housing Inequality For People Of Color

The point-and-click narrative game Dot’s Home shines a light on this often-overlooked

FIND OUT MORE

IGN interviews Dot's Home Creators

Dot’s Home Is a Small Game Tackling a Mighty Subject: the Black Housing Crisis

FIND OUT MORE

Dot’s Home awarded the unity for Humanity 2020 Grant!

“Dot’s Home is an inspiring example of how the power of games can be leveraged to transform the narratives that shape our culture and society for a more equitable future.”

FIND OUT MORE