Dot's Home Received a Cultural Impact Award from Apple!

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In celebration of Black History Month, Apple releases new Black Unity collection and content

Dot's Home is among the exclusive content and curated launches Apple is utilizing to commemorate Black History Month.

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The Root: Dot’s Home: Where Gaming Meets Activism

"Thanks to Rise-Home Stories, children and even adults are getting the chance to learn about the communities that are in need of their stories to be told, with the excitement of playing on their devices."

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Apple: App Store Awards celebrate the best apps and games of 2022

Apple announced the winners of the 2022 App Store Awards, spotlighting 16 apps and games that inspired users to engage more deeply with the world, expand their imaginations, and stay connected to friends and loved ones. Dot's Home was awarded the Cultural Impact Award.

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Paste Magazine: Dot's Home, Locket Among Cultural Impact Winners In 2022 Apple App Store Awards

Apple announced its Apple App Store Awards winners for 2022, recognizing the best apps and games across the bevy of Apple devices. Dot’s Home and Inua – A Story In Ice And Time earned their award by shedding light on underrepresented cultures and systemic issues affecting them.

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AppStore: Dot's Home Wins Cultural Impact Award from Apple

Dot's Home has been recognized by the AppStore for making a cultural impact. That means our work improved lives through connection, education, storytelling, and self-care.

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IGN: The 11 Best iPad Games to Play in 2022

Dot's Home was named one of the best iPad games to play in 2022.

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Northwestern Magazine

Northwestern University recently highlighted some of their alums who are making a difference in the video game industry. Among those highlighted is Christina Rosales!

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TechRadar: This week's best PC games are a great way to enjoy the change in season

TechRadar has released a list of best PC Games. Dot's Home is listed among the best PC Games to be playing right now!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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